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Where you go to get your pet is just as important as what kind of pet you get.

So you've decided what pet is right for you--congratulations! But your work is not yet done. Where you go to get your pet is just as important as what kind of pet you get. Here are some suggestions on where to go - and where not to go - in your search for your perfect pet!

  • Pet Shop

    A pet shop is a place where dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles, rodents, fish, and other animals not born and raised on those premises are kept for the purpose of sale to the public. While many people are very satisfied with the pets they acquire from pet stores, critics of pet stores argue that there

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  • Animal Shelter

    Animal shelters, or what used to be known as pounds, are either governmental or private organizations that provide temporary homes for stray, surrendered, or abandoned pet animals. They most often house dogs and cats. The animal is kept at the shelter until it is reclaimed by the owner, adopted to a

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  • Breeder

    Buying from a reputable breeder gives you the opportunity to interact with the pets family, siblings, dam, also possibly the sire. You can, therefore, form a general impression of what the future holds for the pet you take home. A responsible breeder is a good source for a well-bred, healthy pet. The

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  • Rescue Agency

    Rescuing an animal is a wonderful option for some families. Animals find their way into rescue agencies for a variety of reasons. Some may have been accidentally lost or abandoned. Others may have been given up due to their owners' illness, death, or other change in circumstance. You may not be able

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Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Tuesday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Wednesday:

8:00am

12:00pm

Thursday:

8:00am

7:00pm

Friday:

8:00am

5:00pm

Saturday:

8:00am

12:00pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Ackerman is wonderful -- kind and knowledgable, with a calm manner that immediately set our family and dog at ease. She talked us through the exam, providing clear diagnoses, recommendations and instructions. Her staff are just as warm and helpful, prompt and courteous, and the prices were very fair and reasonable. We recommend GVH without reservation!"
    Alena MH
  • "Thank you for taking such good care of our animals over the years.
    We laid Flake down today after 17 years, the last of 4 and you have been there whenever we've needed you.
    You are all special people!"
    Buck R.