Tailored Care for Your Pet

At East Ridge Animal Hospital, we are proud to be a full-service veterinary clinic that never turns away a pet in need. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff and veterinarian in Chattanooga are ready to help your pet thrive. We offer a variety of experience and skills, and value the relationships we’ve built with our clients and are genuinely committed to the health and well-being of your beloved pet. With a comprehensive and diverse range of services and treatment options, we strive to serve you and your pet with excellence.

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We Now Offer Grooming!

Our newly expanded grooming services are available from Monday to Thursday, ensuring that both dogs and cats can enjoy pampering sessions throughout the workweek. Treat your furry friends to some well-deserved grooming and care on these convenient days!

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Our Veterinary Services

At East Ridge Veterinary Clinic, our experienced team of technicians and veterinarian in Chattanooga is here to support you and your beloved pet. We offer a comprehensive range of services, everything from wellness care and routine vaccinations to holistic services and senior pet care, to ensure your pet’s optimal health.
Our commitment to providing the highest quality of veterinary care is unwavering. We believe in a collaborative approach that involves you, the client, as an essential part of our practice. We value open communication and strive to keep you well informed about your pet’s health and available treatment options.

Wellness Care

Prioritize your pet’s overall health with routine check-ups and preventive measures to ensure a happy and thriving life.


Safeguard your furry friend from preventable diseases through our expert-administered vaccinations, promoting a healthy and protected lifestyle.

Holistic Services

Experience a comprehensive approach to pet care that considers physical, mental, and emotional well-being for a balanced and harmonious life.


Address and treat skin conditions in your pet with our specialized dermatology services, ensuring their skin health and comfort.

Dental Care

Maintain your pet’s bright smile and optimal oral health with our dedicated dental care services, preventing dental issues and promoting overall well-being.


Trust our skilled veterinarians to provide compassionate and effective surgical interventions tailored to your pet’s specific health needs.

In-House Diagnostics

Receive prompt and accurate medical assessments through our on-site diagnostic capabilities, ensuring swift and precise care for your pet.

Parasite Prevention

Shield your pet from harmful parasites with our proactive prevention strategies, keeping them healthy and parasite-free.


Ensure your pet’s comfort and well-being while you’re away with our reliable and caring boarding services.


 Provide a permanent identification solution for your pet, enhancing their security and increasing the chances of a quick reunion if they ever get lost.

Senior Pet Care

Tailor medical attention to the unique needs of your aging companion, focusing on their health, comfort, and quality of life.

Exotic Animals

Receive specialized care for exotic pets, ensuring their unique needs are met with expertise and understanding.

Urgent Care

Access immediate and critical medical attention for your pet in emergency situations, providing peace of mind during unexpected health concerns.


 Pamper your pet with our grooming services, promoting their physical well-being and enhancing their overall health and appearance.

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Access Your Pet Portal Anytime, Anywhere.

Make an appointment, request prescription refills, access pet records, and more! Download our Pet Portal App today to get started.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Family-Owned & Accredited Excellence: As a family-owned clinic for 25 years, we’re deeply rooted in community values. Our commitment to excellence ensures top-notch care for your pets.
  • Experienced Leadership, Modern Facilities: Under Dr. Rob and Dr. Karen Knarr’s leadership since 1996, our hospital has doubled in size with modern amenities.
  • All the Care You Need: From routine check-ups to specialized services like dermatology and holistic care, we provide comprehensive care and empower you with preventive advice.
  • Community-Driven Team: Our team thrives on collaboration, community, compassionate care, and support through life’s challenges.

Meet Our Team

At East Ridge Animal Hospital, our team of dedicated veterinarians and staff is passionate about what we do, and that passion shines through in every aspect of our practice. We believe in the importance of building strong relationships with our clients, which is why we take the time to say hello and truly get to know you and your pets. Call to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian in Chattanooga, TN.

Meet Our Team

"This is the best animal hospital I have ever been too!"

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I had an amazing experience here. I brought my dog in for an open wound that she acquired that day.

Mikah W

Dr. Karen Knarr is the most compassionate caring vet that has ever taken care of my many fur babies over the years.

Roberta G

I can’t say enough good things about East Ridge Animal Hospital. Our 7 year old German Shepherd has had skin issues since he was a puppy.

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