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Welcome to South Atlanta Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center
Your Emergency & Specialty Veterinarian in Fayetteville Georgia
Call us at (770) 460-8166



The SAVES Center is a specialty referral and emergency practice in support of your family veterinarian. Our goal is to provide your pet with the highest quality specialty and emergency services using state-of-the-art medical equipment and the most current diagnostic and surgical techniques.

We understand and appreciate the love you have for your family pet. We are here as an extension of your referring veterinarian and have a genuine desire to meet all of your pet’s specialty and emergency needs. We are committed to serving you and appreciate your trust and confidence.

If you’re a first time client, please be sure to check out our Pet Owners section for valuable information and time saving forms. If you are a referring clinic, please be sure to download our referral form ahead of time. It’s located HERE. And if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free call us. We will respond promptly and courteously.



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We are a shareholder owned facility, with 38 veterinarians and their private hospitals counting on us to care for their patients and their families. The year 2016 is a banner year for our emergency clinic. Our shareholders made a decision to expand our business into a much-needed Emergency AND Specialty Center. This necessitated the building of a new facility, located just one mile west of our original facility at 1090 Highway 54 East, Fayetteville, GA 30214.

This 13,500 square foot building will house five departments…Emergency and Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, and Radiology. Our radiology department will include Direct Digital Radiography, CT Scanner, and Ultrasound. Explore our website to discover all of our new services.

Fayetteville Veterinarian | South Atlanta Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center | (770) 460-8166

1090 Highway 54 East
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214

Highlighting Our Team

  • Angela
    Veterinary Assistant

    Angela has been a veterinary technician since 2003, an ER veterinary technician since 2008 and has been with the Ophtho team since 2008. She has owned and loved animals since a very young age having grown up on a farm. Angela is currently a mommy to three dogs, ranging from 5 lbs to 50 lbs, a cat and a horse. And in March of 2011 she became a mommy again, but for the first time to a “two-legged” child, to her son, Ethan.

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  • Mary
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Mary joined the SAVES Emergency team in the summer of 2016. She thoroughly enjoys the diversity of cases and the challenges they present since joining the SAVES team. In her spare time Mary likes to paint, sew and pretend she has time for Pinterest projects. She has two 13 year old Labrador Retrievers and three spunky kitties that rule her and her husband’s lives.

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  • Christy
    Client Care Team

    Christy began her career in veterinary medicine over 20 years ago and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2007. She also enjoys raising injured and orphaned wildlife in her spare time. She has been married for 25 years, has 2 children, 3 dogs and 8 chickens. In her free time, she enjoys gardening.

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  • Dr. Brogdon
    Director of Specialty Medicine

    Dr. Dan Brogdon received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Georgia in 1978. He attended graduate school and completed an ophthalmology residency and obtained a Master’s degree in comparative ophthalmology at the University of Illinois from 1983 to 1986. Dr. Brogdon is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and his Master’s degree involved the study of corneal healing and epithelial growth factors.

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Location

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Emergency Hours

Open 24/7 and All Holidays

Specialty Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We had a scary but very wonderful experience with this facility. Our female Pitbull who is already paralyzed on her back end was attacked by one of her brothers a couple weeks back. We had to take an on call Vet in Warner Robins, Ga who stabilized her and then prompted us to take her to the Emergency Clinic in Fayetteville. Dr. Johnson was very thorough and understanding. We didnt arrive to the Clinic until 2a, and his presence alone was calming. He had checked her out and was ready to take action if he needed to. Everyone at the clinic was amazing and we send the highest of praises to you all and the work you do. Our sweet girl is now healing after a great deal of work from your emergency clinic and her primary Vet, Dr. Hilliard. You all are hers and our animal heroes!""
    Emily Grace
  • ""This is very new (2016) so it's nice and clean. More importantly, it was purpose built from the ground up, not refurbished, up so the layout is well designed for its purpose.
    The people were all nice and and caring. As this is all referral from other Vets it is all sicker than normal animals but there is a sense of calmness that helps with the nerves.
    Dr. Smith was terrific. She sat down with me like she had nothing else to do that day and however long it took to make sure I understood my dog's condition and the options available was important time. I truly felt I was making an informed decision.
    I walked in there a nervous wreck. I walked out feeling much better knowing my dog is in good hands.""
    Ron M.

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