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Welcome to Alternative Veterinary Services
Your Veterinarian in Blairsville, GA
Call us at (706)-781-2033

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (706)-781-2033!

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Choosing the right health care for your pet is easy at Alternative Veterinary Services. Dr. Mary Brennan has 25 years experience in holistic veterinary medicine. You can rest assured that Dr. Brennan will provide the best medical treatment your cat, dog or horse may need. Dr. Brennan offers a full range of services and products to keep your pet healthy and happy. The staff at Alternative Veterinary Services help ensure your pet receives the best care possible at the clinic. We thank you for choosing Alternative Veterinary Services.

If you live in Blairsville or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Mary Brennan is a licensed GA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Alternative Veterinary Services 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. Dr. Mary Brennan has 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 Blairsville veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. 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 (706)-781-2033 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Blairsville veterinarian 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 Blairsville pet owners.

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At Alternative Veterinary Services, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Dr. Mary Brennan
Blairsville Veterinarian | Alternative Veterinary Services | (706)-781-2033

36 Cook Ln.
Blairsville, GA 30512

Meet Our Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Mary Brennan

    Dr. Brennan, a 1982 graduate of Kansas State University, and now practices holistic veterinary medicine in Blairsville, Georgia for cats, dogs and horses. She began her career as chief of surgery and radiology for the Army Veterinary Corp Military Working Dog Unit at Lackland Air Force Base aiding in the care of up to 300 dogs.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Alternative & traditional medicine.
    Loving staff generally. Groomer Valerie is the best around!! Poodle experts vet."
    Gayle E.
  • "Excellent veterinary care!! Staff goes out of their way to be kind and helpful!!"
    Debi V.
  • "Takes personal interest in your pet. People don't seem to mind the wait. More like family. Very caring and compassionate."
    Patricia L.


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