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Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Call: 770-998-8450

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The Veterinarians and staff of Veterinary Medical Center are committed to you and your pets. Located in Alpharetta, Georgia, Veterinary Medical Center was founded in 1982 and excels in the science of Veterinary medicine.

Dr. Joe Gaston and our staff provide compassionate veterinary care for pets in Alpharettaand Roswell, and surrounding communities. We have extended normal business hours to accomodate almost every schedule.

Veterinary Medical Center is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We provide friendly, professional, and supportive services for you and your pet, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees.

Veterinary Medical Center offers the community emergency veterinary services as well as medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care. With an in-house pharmacy, laboratory, and digital radiology services our facility offers complete health and medical care for your pets.

Your Pets . . . Our Family! We are open for appointments and emergencies during normal business hours:

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Kaitlyn Koenning
    UGA CVM C/O 2017

    Dr. Kaitlyn Koenning is a graduate of The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine class of 2017.

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  • Dr.
    James "Mac" Kendall

    Born and raised in the metro Detroit are with short stops to Cleveland OH and Chicago IL before attending Michigan State University graduating with a B.S. in Animal Science in 2010. From there he worked in the automotive field operating an electrocoat machine for the likes of GM, Ford, and Chrysler among others.

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  • Dr.
    Ashley Gaston

    Dr. Ashley Gaston was born and raised in Alpharetta, GA as one of three triplet sisters. Dr. Ashley attended Appalachian State University on a Division-I softball scholarship with her triplet sister Brittany, graduating with a B.S. in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology and Biology.

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  • Dr.
    Amanda Ferguson

    Dr. Amanda Ferguson graduated from Auburn University in 2009 with a degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences, and received her Doctorate of Veterinary medicine from Auburn University in 2013.

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  • Dr.
    Andras Tigyi

    Dr. Andras Tigyi attended the University of California, Davis from 2006-2010, earning a degree in Animal Science. He then received his Doctorate of Veterinary medicine from the University of Tennessee in 2014. Dr. Tigyi’s parents immigrated to the United States from Hungary, and he was born in Los Angeles, California. His family then moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where he lived for most of his life.

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  • Dr.
    Rebecca Gaston

    Dr. Rebecca Gaston grew up in Kentucky showing horses and has a background in equine medicine. She received her bachelors degree in Zoology from Auburn University and graduated from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine after completing her clinical training at Oklahoma State University.

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  • Dr.
    Ryan Gaston

    Dr. Ryan Gaston has worked with Crabapple Knoll and Veterinary Medical Center since he was in 7th grade working his way up from technician assistant. Dr. Ryan is a native Georgian who played football as defensive end at Roswell High School.

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  • Dr.
    Joe Gaston

    Dr. Joe Lee Gaston is the owner of both Veterinary Medical Center and Crabapple Knoll Vet Clinic. He is a native Georgian and attended Georgia Tech on a football scholarship graduating with a B.S. in General Management.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Our goal here at Veterinary Medical Center has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care. The Veterinary Medical Center team displays an unrivaled commitment to our clients through continuing education, technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us."
    Dr. Gaston / Alpharetta, GA

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Veterinary Medical Center

Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday:

6:30 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday:

6:30 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday:

6:30 am-9:00 pm

Thursday:

6:30 am-9:00 pm

Friday:

6:30 am-9:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm