Welcome to Dearborn Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Decatur GA
Call us at (404) 377-6477

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (404) 377-6477!

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If you live in Decatur or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets, look no further.  Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Dearborn Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our veterinarians have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Decatur veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about Preventative Pet Care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (404) 377-6477 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Decatur pet owners.

At Dearborn Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Linda Ellington
Decatur Veterinarian | Dearborn Animal Hospital | (404) 377-6477

235 Dekalb Industrial Way
Decatur, GA 30030


We're AAHA Accredited!

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We think of our facility as a place of healing, warmth and goodwill. With a staff dedicated to attending to the best interest of both the patient and client, we strive to fulfill our mission of providing the most comprehensive veterinary care. Each veterinarian and team member is deeply committed to your pet's health and well-being. We fully dedicate ourselves to providing top-notch, personalized medical care in an environment that is both welcoming and comfortable for you and your loved companion.

We look forward to seeing you soon!


We Care For Your Pet Like They're Part Of Our Family!

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We want our clients to know that it is our priority to provide the finest veterinary care to our patients, and to ensure that you, the owner, are well informed and comfortable with the decisions made regarding your pet's care.

We strive to offer our clients the best state of the art technology and veterinary care available. Our staff members are dedicated to the care of animals and they are willing to do whatever is necessary to make your pet comfortable with the highest quality standards of any veterinary facility.

Our facility provides a wide variety of pet products and services including full veterinary services, pet boarding, and a full inventory of pet supplies. Regardless of your pet's stage in life, we have the selection of the products to keep them healthy.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jayme Holmes

    Every day I get to wake up and go to the greatest job in the world. I lovedgrowing up in a house full of animals and found I connected with themdeeper than most people did. I also have a passion for taking care of thosearound me: family, friends, classmates, and of course, animals. These twointerests combine beautifully in practicing the art of veterinary medicine.I want every client to feel like they are empowered to take the best careof their animal so they can live long, healthy lives together.

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  • Dr.
    Linda Ellington

    Dr. Ellington graduated from the UGA college of Veterinary Medicine in 1986 and came to Dearborn just after graduating. From 1989 -2002 she and her family worked abroad in Mexico, England and Germany. On returning to the USA she 'came home' to Dearborn and became the practice owner in 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term relationships with her patients and clients and likes challenging medical and dermatology cases.

  • Dr.
    Dixie Cely

    Dr. Dixie Cely earned her BSA in Microbiology from UGA and her BS in Medical Technology from MUSC. She worked as a Microbiologist at Emory Hospital before returning to UGA for her DVM. She enjoys gardening, yoga, running, mission work in Honduras, and cooking in between caring for her four cats, one dog, and one chinchilla. Dr. Cely has been caring for pets and their owners at Dearborn and Decatur for over 25 years.

  • Dr.
    Eve Gidion

    Dr. Gidion is a graduate of The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. After growing up in Japan, she studied to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, particularly surgery. She enjoys gardening, all things Star Trek, and pumpkin carving.

  • Dr. Brittany Wynne

    Dr. Wynne earned her BS in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2011,
    her MS in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Georgia
    in 2016, and her DVM from the Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine
    in 2020. Before earning her master's degree and attending veterinary
    school, she worked as an equine veterinary technician and rescued sick and
    injured marine mammals in Northern California. In her free time, she enjoys
    riding horses, snowboarding, and spending time with her husband, daughter,
    and scruffy terrier Colonel Milkbone.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Decatur Office

Monday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I love this place my dog Chloe had surgery there and they took very good care of her. Dr. Sealy is the best she’s kind and very helpful."
    Ree H.
  • "We love the veterinarians at Dearborn Animal Hospital. They have saved our pets more times than I can count and we know we get the very best and brightest there on every visit. We highly recommend them!"
    Glenn D.
  • "Great animal hospital with a skilled, caring staff. I brought in two dogs with a bad leg for x-rays. They kept the dogs calm and focused during the visit. You can't do better than Dearborn."
    John M.