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Our Mission

Our hospital exists for the following purposes:

  • To serve our client’s pet(s) in a courteous, professional and kind manner, to let our clients know they are valued and to develop long-term  relationships with their animals.
  • To offer high quality veterinary care with minimum discomfort.
  • To promote regular preventive care in our office and at home, so our client’s pet(s) can enjoy a lifetime of good health.
  • To have highly motivated employees and provide an enjoyable, positive atmosphere.

Our Practice

Here at Morningside Animal Care Center our emphasis is on the compassionate care of your pet and the personalized service we provide to you. Beyond all of our experience, education, hospital features and comprehensive services, we are caring pet owners ourselves. We understand the special bond you share with your animal family member and how important it is to you that they receive the best possible care throughout their lifetime. We share that very same goal. That’s why we work so hard and love what we do. We are in it because we are passionate about animal health care and want nothing more than to help your pet enjoy a happy, healthy, long life. When you visit our hospital in Lawrenceville you will notice right away that things are different here. We have worked hard to create a calm, peaceful and relaxed atmosphere within our hospital because we know that for some animals a trip to the vet can be stressful.

We want to change that once and for all, and make Vet visits a positive experience for everyone. You will notice that with us you will never feel rushed or unimportant. To the contrary, you will find our dedicated staff listening to your concerns, answering your questions, and taking as much time as necessary to make you and your pet feel comfortable and at ease. We want to create an atmosphere that is relaxed, welcoming and sure to set the most nervous pet at ease. We invite you to come by and learn why Morningside Animal Care Center is different from other practices in the area. We are confident that once you experience what individualized care and one on one service is truly like, you will want to become part of our family for life! We can’t wait to meet you!


Please make an appointment whenever possible, it will make your wait time much shorter. We accept appointments:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm
Wed, Sat. 8am – 11:30pm
Reservations are requested for surgery and boarding.
Please call ahead at 770-995-5700


Walk-ins are always welcome. We are most busy early in the mornings or late in the afternoon on weekdays. Please make a note of this so that we can keep your wait time to a minimum.


Occasionally some cases fall outside the scope and management of the services we provide. For these involved cases we will refer patients to local veterinary specialty care facilities and universities whenever necessary. These facilities provide board certified veterinarians for surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, and behavioral medicine.


We try to provide convenient and flexible health care hours by providing and early morning drop-off service at 7:30am weekdays.

Simply check your pet and leave a daytime contact number where you can be reached. Your pet will be ready to go at the end of your workday.

Boarding Policy

For your pets protection we require all new pets boarding with us to pass a physical exam performed by one of our veterinarians. We do not board pets with internal or external parasites or contagious diseases. Boarded animals need to be current on all vaccines and be on heartworm preventative. We can administer any medications your pet requires while staying with us.

Payment Policy

At Morningside Animal Care Center every effort is made to keep our fees fair and reasonable. Our fees are competitive and are based on our time, skills and the calibre of our personnel, our facility, equipment and staff continuing education. Payment is required when services are rendered. We do require deposits with the balance due upon discharge.

If you carry pet insurance, you are required to pay the hospital at the time of services and the insurance company will reimburse you where applicable.

For your convenience we accept the following payment options: cash, Visa, Master card, Discover, American Express and Citihealth cards.

After Hours Emergencies

All after hour emergencies should be taken to Blue Pearl 24 Hour Emergency Pet Care in Lawrenceville. They can be reached at 770-277-8600.

ASPCA Pet Insurance

MACC is proud to recommend ASPCA pet insurance. This is one of the only companies that will help reimburse you toward your pet’s yearly vaccines, heartworm testing, heartworm prevention, flea and tick prevention, and dental cleanings. You can receive up to $200 in annual benefits. ASPCA Pet Insurance covers more than 6,400 different medical conditions or problems, including; Diagnostic testing, prescriptions, x-rays, hospitalization, surgeries, lab fees, accidental injuries, emergencies, poisonings, and even cancer. Premiums start at around $9.95 per month for dogs and cats, with multiple pet discounts. You can visit ASPCA online at www.aspcapetinsurance.com or can call them at 1-888-716-1203

Prescription Refills

For your convenience, we can mail your medications to you. Our Shipping and handling fee is $8.00.

If you would like to take advantage of this option we would need you to call us with a credit card number in advance. This would be a one time request as we can keep your number on file for future orders. Please note that not all prescriptions can be refilled without re-evaluation of your pets condition.

We will contact you if there is a problem.