Welcome to Averill Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Marietta, GA
Call us at (770 )422-2402


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In addition, we invite you to browse through our reference encyclopedia of animal health care topics, ranging from behavior and preventative care to common and not-so-common diseases. We welcome your comments and suggestions, so let us know what you think of our web site during your next visit to our clinic.

Our Hospital’s Philosophy

Averill Animal Hospital strives to obtain a warm and informal atmosphere where the client and their pet(s) feel at home while still providing state of the art diagnostics and treatments. We emphasize a strong relationship with our clients and their pets and really consider them part of our family, making their visit to the practice as comfortable and personal as possible. Through this strong relationship with our patients, we always want the best and most current treatments to be offered, and therefore are continually adding the most current diagnostics and treatments available. We also stress proactive vs. reactive medicine and strive to push the ability to diagnose disease before clinical signs become apparent and prevent infectious disease both for our patients and for the community.


Dr. Paul Averill | Dr. Matthew Nelson
Marietta Veterinarian | Averill Animal Hospital | (770 )422-2402

415 Villa Rica Way SW
Marietta, GA 30064

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Meet Our Doctors

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  • Paul B. Averill, D.V.M.

    Dr. Averill established Averill Animal Hospital in 1983

    Dr. Averill moved to Georgia in 1974 from New Orleans and has lived in Dahlonega since 1993. He graduated from high school in New Orleans in 1965 and received his B.S. in Agriculture for Dairy Manufacturing from the University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette in 1970. He received his D.V.M. from Auburn University in 1974.

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  • Matthew J. Nelson, D.V.M.

    Dr. Nelson joined us in 1992

    Dr. Nelson has lived in Marietta for 25 years, graduated from McEachern High School in 1984 and received his B.S. in biology from Kennesaw State University in 1988. He received his D.V.M. from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Awards for Exceptional Proficiency in both Small and Large Animal Medicine and Surgery.

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  • "Love everyone from the front desk to the doctors!"
    Nancy H.

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OFFICE HOURS

Our Regular Schedule

Averill Animal Hospital

Monday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed