Welcome to Appalachian Animal Clinic

Providing the Best Care for Your Best Friends in Cleveland, TN for Over 30 Years

Appalachian Animal Clinic in Cleveland, Tennessee improves lives through personalized care and modern veterinary medicine to pet owners in Cleveland and Bradley County, Tennessee. We welcome dogs, cat and some exotic pets and pocket pets as patients!

Our veterinarians and staff are your partners in your pet’s health and treat each patient like our own pet. Combined with progressive resources and technologies, our vet clinic can provide care to your pets in every stage of their lives.

As pet owners ourselves, we believe annual preventative care with wellness exams, vaccines, parasite screenings and heartworm test and early disease detection diagnostics are the keys to your pet living a longer, healthier and happier life. As a full-service vet hospital, we also provide your pet with surgery, diagnostics and x-rays, pet dentistry, microchipping, pet nutritional counseling plus boarding and grooming. Shop our online pet pharmacy & store 24/7!

Appalachian Animal Clinic was named "Best Veterinarian in Bradley County" by Cleveland Banner Reader’s Choice Awards. As an active member of the Cleveland and Bradley County Chamber of Commerce and the Clevleand community, we look forward to meeting you soon!

Call us at 423-479-4760 so we can help you create additional memories and celebrate more birthdays with your pets!

Vet Services in Cleveland, TN


Traveling out of Cleveland, TN and need a safe, secure and loving place for your pets to stay? At Appalachian Animal Clinic, our modern boarding facility and kennel is climate-controlled and comfortable and our experienced and caring vet staff will give your pet attention and exercise when they stay at our boarding facility. Boarding fills up fast, especially during holiday seasons. Call now to schedule your pet’s stay with us!

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Is your pet experiencing bad breath or excessive drooling? Have you noticed him/her pawing at the mouth? Does your pet seem hesitant to eat or does chewing seem painful? Besides just bad breath, dental disease in pets releases bacteria in the blood stream, increases risk for heart, liver and kidney disease and can cause severe pain and problems for your pet. Pets need regular dental cleanings at Appalachian Animal Clinic to increase quality and length of life. Call now for a dental exam and dental cleaning!

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Pet owners in Cleveland, TN – searching for a pet groomer to keep your dog or cat looking sharp and feeling fresh & clean? Dogs, and cats to a lesser extent, need to be bathed regularly to avoid uncomfortable skin conditions and unhealthy hair coats. Dirty skin can lead to skin infections, ear infections, and foul odors. Hot spots and other lesions, severe matting, and not to mention shedding, can be avoided with a regular trip to the groomer. In the south, like Cleveland, TN, pet grooming during our hot and humid summers is very important. Call now for a pet grooming appointment!

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Parasite Prevention / Heartworm Testing

In Cleveland, Tennessee - flea, tick, heartworm & parasite control and prevention is a year-round problem and necessity for keeping your pets safe and comfortable. Parasites are not just a nuisance to you and your pets - parasites may cause serious illness in your pets and even your family. We will examine your pet for evidence of fleas, ticks or other parasites during their preventative care exam and may recommend testing to see if your pet has parasites. We have the right medications to help control fleas, ticks, heartworms and intestinal parasites in our vet clinic.

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1 in 3 pets get lost at least once in their lifetime. Over 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year. Microchipping is a permanent form of ID and greatly increase the chances that pets will be reunited with you. Dog and cat microchipping is a simple procedure. A veterinarian simply injects a microchip for pets, about the size of a grain of rice beneath the surface of your pet's skin between the shoulder blades. Your contact info is stored in a national registry and you will be notified if your pet is brought to a vet or animal shelter. Call for your microchipping appointment today!

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Pet Vaccines

Pet owners in Cleveland, Tennessee, are you asking yourself, "Why should I vaccinate my pet?" Vaccinations are the best weapon against many viral and bacterial infections in pets. Millions of dog & cat lives have been saved through vaccines. Vaccines are safe and well-tolerated by most pets. Vaccines help your pet live a longer, healthier and happier life! Our veterinarians will discuss with you your pet's history, lifestyle and other factors and determine a proper vaccination guideline and schedule. Rabies is required by Tennessee state law and we require pets that board or groom with us to be current on vaccines.

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Exotic Pets & Pocket Pets

Cleveland, TN pet owners – Appalachian Animal Clinic accepts exotic pets, including small mammals and reptiles as patients.‚Äč  An exotic pet is any animal other than a companion animal dog or cat or horse or farm animal is considered an exotic pet.

Which exotic pets do we accept as patients at Appalachian Animal Clinic? 

  • Small mammals (ferrets, hedgehogs, gerbils, hamsters, sugar gliders, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice, rats, other rodents)
  • Reptiles (bearded dragons, snakes, lizards, iguanas, geckos, turtles, tortoises)
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