Because Prevention Truly is the Best Medicine

One of the keys to your pet’s health is heading off medical issues or illnesses before they occur. The best way to do that is with proper wellness care, which alerts you and your veterinarian to any conditions that may be develop down the road, and helps you prevent them before they cause a problem. At Belle Forest Animal Hospital, we make annual wellness exams an essential part of our regimen to keep your pet happy and healthy.


No matter how minor or major the surgery, you want a surgical team that approaches every procedure with the same careful preparation and meticulous attention to detail. We can refer you to surgical specialists who do precisely that, and who give you the peace of mind of knowing your pet is in the hands of a proven professional using advanced surgical procedures.

Here at Belle Forest Animal Hospital our doctors provide a wide range of surgical services. We have a dedicated surgical technician who monitors our patients closely during surgery, and we have a Patient Care Technician who monitors our postoperative patients at bedside in recovery.


Did you know that more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease by the age of two? (Source: American Veterinary Medical Association) These are eye-opening figures, especially when you consider that dental disease can lead to bacteria entering your pet’s bloodstream, which may result in serious damage to the heart, liver and kidneys.

We have a highly trained dental surgery technician that can clean and polish your pet’s teeth like new again! Our doctors are on hand to monitor anesthesia and perform oral surgery procedures if needed.

Therapeutic Laser

Our clinic has a Class IV therapeutic laser. This is a noninvasive treatment for a variety of injuries and diseases. The procedure is quick and painless for our patients. Therapeutic laser decreases swelling, pain, and increases the healing of injuries. Call us for more information at 615-662-1700.

Exotic Animals

Sometimes, it’s no small task to find professional care for your avian or exotic pet. At Belle Forest Animal Hospital, we treat birds and exotic pets, and offer you the peace of mind of knowing your pet is in the hands of a veterinarian who has extensive experience and expertise in this particular field of medicine. Our doctors see a large variety of exotic pets from hamsters to macaws, they have you covered!