The Hamilton County Veterinary Medical Association is a not-for-profit organization. The Association was formed over 50 years ago by veterinarians in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
Today, the Association has over 100 members and 40 animal hospitals in Hamilton County as well as Dunlap, Dayton, Cleveland, TN, Ft. Oglethorpe and Dalton, GA. For information about joining the Hamilton County Veterinary Medical Association, please contact Dr. Ryan Rucker.
President: Dr. Ryan Rucker, DVM
Vice President: Dr. Jacob Liu, DVM
Secretary: Dr. Liz Lovett, DVM
Treasurer: Dr. Marisa Shulman, DVM
Thank you for paying your HCVMA membership dues in a timely manner. Membership dues are due by the last day in January of each year. As a reminder, membership entitles you to admission to each of the monthly HCVMA meetings (1-2 hours of CE), free advertising via television, radio, and internet, and participation in the annual rabies clinics.
End the worry about lost pets with a Micro-chip implant that will help return your pet if lost. Most veterinarians have scanners to help identify your pet and insure its safe return to your family.
Dental disease in pets is very common and can lead to more serious problems. Learn the steps to ensure the dental health of your pet. A little care now can prevent larger problems later.
Heartworms represent a growing problem for your pets, threatening their heart, lungs and liver. Fortunately, there is a simple monthly preventative to keep your pet heartworm free.
Pets can suffer the pain of arthritis as they age. Consult your veterinarian for easy, reliable methods of pain management to keep your pet happy and pain free.
A recent study has shown that over half of our dogs and cats are overweight. Portly pets are prone to many more health problems than their trim counterparts. Fortunately, there are steps to help your pet lose weight.
Dogs and cats with round worms or hookworms can transfer diseases to you and your family.