Veterinary Services

Built in 2011, our facility offers the latest in technology to care for your companion pet. We are a full service Animal Hospital offering the latest in training and techniques.
Our sincere and caring staff will recommend and provide services necessary for your pet’s well-being.

Kitten, puppy, cat, dog, snake, guinea pig, ferret, cockatoo, parrot… we offer services that will meet you and your pets needs.
When it comes to the health of your pets, you want the absolute best… TCAH.

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Our Team

At Town and Country Animal Hospital… You will find a team that is compassionate and dedicated to enhancing your pet’s quality of life as well as educating you on basic pet health needs.

Being a family operated veterinary practice, we are able to develop a relationship with our clients and their pets.

Big, small, feathered or furry, your pets are loyal companions and members of your family and you can trust them to our caring team of veterinarians, certified veterinary technicians, and staff.

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Specialized Boarding Services

Boarding at Town and Country Animal Hospital is designed to offer the best boarding experience for you and your pets.
We offer separate boarding facilities for dogs, cats and exotic pets.

We are dedicated to creating the highest quality experience for our customers and offer large canine runs and feline condos in a separate area.

We also offer specialized hospital care for your recovering pet.

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Business Hours | Location

We are located at 12 Gravel Pit Road in Hattiesburg, MS.

Town and Country Animal Hospital Business Hours:
Mon. Tues. - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Weds.- 7:30 a.m. to Noon
Thurs. Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. to Noon

On Saturday our friendly staff are available for product purchases, boarding drop-offs and pick-ups, nail trims and other technician services. No veterinarian is available for appointments.

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PetDesk LogoIntroducing PetDesk. Where you can manage your pet’s care on your phone or tablet.

Town and Country Animal Hospital is proud to be part of the PetDesk family. The PetDesk app is free and can be downloaded on all all Apple and Android mobile devices, including phones and tablets!
With PetDesk, you can request appointments, access your pet’s vaccine history, and more! Connect with Town and Country Animal Hospital on PetDesk. Click here to request a download link.

Take control of your pet’s wellness today with PetDesk.  |  Receive automatic reminders.  |  Request appointments 24/7.  |  Your pet’s organizer app.  |  Save notes, pictures and much more!

Don’t have a smartphone or tablet? We are here to help. Click here to request an appointment or service.

Paw Print IconAt Town and Country Animal Hospital, the health and safety of you and your pet are important to us. That is why we are implementing innovative changes during this time, including curbside service when possible. Please contact us with questions.

Thank you for your understanding and support as we continue to care for your pets.

Since 1989, our sincere and caring staff have been recommending and providing care and services necessary for your pet’s well-being.

We are a full-service animal hospital offering the latest in training and techniques to care for all your pet’s needs.

Built in 2011, our facility offers the latest in technology to care for your companion animal.

Call us today to schedule an appointment at 601.261.3839.

A hand drawn heart_pngMonthly Heartworm Prevention Reminder

Would you like a monthly reminder to give your pet heartworm protection?

Click here and Town and Country Animal Hospital will send you a reminder.

Pet Food Bank

We are a year round donation site for the Edwards Street Fellowship Center Pet Food Pantry.

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 Fighting fleas and ticks?  Call us to learn how to protect your pets!

Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.

A.A. Milne

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.

James Herriot, James Herriot’s Cat Stories

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.

Leonardo da Vinci

He is your friend, your partner, your  defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours,  faithful and true, to the last beat of his  heart. You owe it to him to be worthy  of such devotion.


Medical Treatment & Services

We offer the latest techniques and offer variety of services and treatments for all of your pets needs, canine, feline, avian, exotic animal, and reptiles. We are always ready to meet new clients.

We offer flexible hours, competitive prices, and a veterinary pharmacy with quick prescription refills.

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Virtual Tour

Our facility opened in 2011 offering the latest in technology in veterinary care.

Town and Country Animal Hospital was founded in 1989 by Dr. Tom Ricks, a graduate of Mississippi State University.

Along with Dr. Ricks, our veterinarians include Dr. Kayla Starling and Dr. Katie Ebers.

Our highly trained clinic staff have years of experience caring for your pets.

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Emergency Services

Is your pet injured or sick? During our regular office hours, we are available to give your pet the emergency care he or she needs.

After Hours Emergency Treatment: We are a proud member of Emergency Vets in Hattiesburg, MS. Please contact Emergency Vets (when our veterinarians are not available) at 601.450.3838.
EVETS has moved effective July 31, 2017.
EVETS is located at 107 Fairfield Drive, Suite 60, here in Hattiesburg (across Hwy. 98 from Merit Health Wesley behind the Goodyear tire store).
Click here for EVETS Website.

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Veterinary Pharmacy

Our veterinarians are happy to assist you with your prescription needs for our veterinary patients.

We work to make prescription refills easy. Please call us to inquire about refills for your pets.

Our veterinarians work with our patients to determine the best way to assist with their pharmacy needs.

We offer professional advice and care for our customers and strive to offer quick and efficient pharmacy service during our regular office hours.

Call us at 601.261.3839 for pharmacy assistance.


We want to make your visit to Town and Country Animal Hospital as seamless as possible. So we have our client forms available for you to download. Visit our Resources page to download:

  • New Puppy Packet | New Kitten Packet

  • Senior Pet Wellness Packet

  • New Client Form

  • Boarding Policy

  • Go to TCAH Forms