Hamilton Ridge


A Georgia Veterinary Associates Member Hospital

Welcome to Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital is a proud member of Georgia Veterinary Associates, a group of 4 privately owned animal hospitals in the metro Atlanta area. Our mission is to provide innovative and thoughtful care to pets and the people who love them. 

GVA opened its doors in 2003 with Russell Ridge Animal Hospital, realizing Dr. Brad Miller and Dr. Michael Wanchick's dream to provide comprehensive medical and surgical care for small animal patients. In 2005 the doctors opened Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital in Buford, and then in 2007, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital was opened in Dacula. Lastly, Camden Village Animal Hospital was opened in 2013 to serve the Johns Creek/Duluth/Alpharetta areas.

As a member of the American Animal Hospital Association since 2009, GVA adheres to rigid requirements for quality medical care and participates in comprehensive hospital inspections. We are proud to be a member of the organization and to have accredited all four of our practices. 

Our mission is to provide innovative and thoughtful care to pets and the people who love them.  Our family of doctors and staff are committed to continuing education, collaboration, and offering services tailored to your pet's needs.  We treat our clients and patients with respect and dignity, and we welcome pet owners to be involved in their pets’ health and wellness.  At the end of the day, a healthy pet is a happy pet!

Best of Gwinnett 2020

Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital has won Best of Gwinnett 'Ones to Watch' in 2019 and 'Among the Best' in 2020. Best of Gwinnett winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input. The process starts with a nomination on the Best of Gwinnett website and voting remains open for up to 10 months. We receive tens of thousands of votes and the process culminates with the publishing of our annual Best of Gwinnett issue.

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Services Offered

Practice Staff

  • Carrie Cummings Hembree, DVM
  • Danielle Hines, DVM, CVA


Had a wonderful experience here, Dr. Fish is very kind and takes her time listening to concerns about your animals health. They even took the time to show me their personal bearded dragon!
–Cheyenna Goss
The team at Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital is fantastic. We recently moved to the area and needed a new Vet for our aging pets.
–He We
Great staff and service st a very affordable price! They are knowledgeable with bearded dragons too!
–Heather Wright
Dr Wanchick and his staff are all very dedicated, talented and caring professionals. They have provided our aging cats the best of care in both critical situations and normal office visits.
–Jerry Nessen
I have taken my dogs here for several years. The staff is very friendly and professional and I would recommend this Vet to anyone. Their approach is very practical and they put your pets needs first.
–Jason Mundy
Our dog, Chelsea was sick over night and yesterday morning. Dr. Wanchick picked up his staff in the snow and drove to hospital.
–Linda Sanford
Had a great experience with my cat, Clyde, about 2 years ago and now I have a doggie I’m going to take today for them to check out!!
–Cindy Hill Souther
We have been bringing our three little dogs here for several years and have always had excellent service! Everyone is knowledgeable, friendly and really seem to care.
–Deb Puszewski
I have used this practice for years and highly recommend Hamilton Ridge...Their entire staff are always there to help you...even if it's just to listen!
–Debra Adams
The folks at Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital are always kind and efficient. I feel very comfortable taking my much loved pets there.
–Margie Postlewate
I have been so happy with Hamilton Ridge. My dog and my cat have both had various health issues and I always feel I can trust the vets here.
–Mary Catherine
This was my first time going here and everyone was super nice and helpful. They were great with my cat and I will definitely be taking my 2 dogs here when they are up for their yearly check up.
–Cristina Vazquez
They are so friendly and truly care for you and your pet! They are reasonably priced and will work with you to find a treatment plan that works for your finances.
–Lydina Cave
My experiences are always positive. They know their business.
–Ann Hearn
Our first exam visit was excellent. We recently boarded our dog here while we were on vacation. The technician staff was great!
–Larry Swaim
Dr. Rachel is wonderful! She provides great care and spends time answering all my questions. I couldn't be happier with the services provided!
–Martha Newton
Such a clean facility. Vets and help are very friendly and professional. Best vet I’ve ever had!!
–Len O'Neill
Everyone at the practice are so caring, I wouldn’t take my pets anywhere else !
–Moria Mulholland
Great experience with Camden Animal Hospital so far! We took our sweet puppy to this vet as soon as we got her to get her wellness exam. She absolutely loved the staff.
–Reece & Rick Nesbitt
Very positive experience. The Vet spent a lot of time with us. Her exam was thorough and all our questions were answered. The treatment plan was easily understood and reflected our discussion.
–Sharon Myers
Started taking my sweet little dog, Franklin to see these AWESOME folks about 5 years ago.
–Brandy Stegall
I've been going to Dr. Smith for several years and so appreciate the dedication and caring of the whole staff. She takes care of my 2 cats and a senior chihuahua I just adopted.
–Lynn Page
Dr. Stacy was at our previous vet's office. We missed her compassionate demeanor and complete explanations of everything that was going on with our dogs.
–Lisa LeMoine
I love Dr. Morgan Smith. She is so kind and caring with my dogs. I feel that the prices at Camden are reasonable and the treatment is excellent.
–Debra-Ann Rufolo
This vet is absolutely awesome. My son and his wife has used them for years with his ferrets and dogs. My friend was in town for 3 weeks with her dog and it got sick.
–Joy Liebengood
I brought my very sick cat to them for an emergency which resulted in surgery and they were very compassionate to me and my family and took great care of my sweet fur baby.
–Amanda Horsley
Genuine people providing top notch vet care for both my cat and dog. Been going here for the last 5 years. So glad I found them!!
–Shara Ryan
We love Russell Ridge Animal Hospital! They have been a great vet for us for over 9 years and I completely trust all of my pets' care with them. Dr. Miller is the best.
–Lori Mruk
In all of my years of owning pets and needing veterinary care, Russell Ridge is by far the best care we have ever received, specifically from Dr Miller.
–Lauren Millman
The veterinarian was very nice. The place was clean and pleasant.
–Ilse Descher
First time visit was such a pleasure! warm, smiling front office staff that was very helpful! dr.
–Rob Mottola
The best customer service, and the best service provide to my dog! All my appreciations to Dr.Brad Miller and crew! Thank you!
–Terry Krasten
We originally came to this clinic following our Veterinarian. She no longer works here, so we were hesitant...changing doctors can be a big deal.
–Laura B
Dr Mayberry is THE best!!! Spends so much time with us during our visits , going through every detail and explaining everything. Her priority is your pets health and gives the utmost care
–Deborah Shattuck
I was worried when I heard that Dr. Travis had left the practice, 'cause we had been seeing her for about 10 years...but I think that the staff here is still excellent!
Dr. Travis is the best! I will always use Dr. Travis as long as she is practicing and Mary is always friendly and very helpful with my pets and treats them like her own.
–Anita Callaway
Dr. Travis at Abbotts Bridge Animal Hospital is one of the bests in the business!
–Layne Oldfield
Dr. Jeanne Travis and her staff at Abbotts Bridge Animal Hospital are amazing.
–Joanne Pecina
After hearing wonderful things about Dr. Travis, Leah and Stephanie from a fellow animal foster, I moved my animals to Abbotts Bridge Animal Hospital and I've been very happy with this practice.
–Aunty Ehm
I took one of my cats to Abbotts Bridge Animal Hospital yesterday (due to the recommendation of a friend) for a consultation.
–Carol Tulisalo