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Welcome to Cliftwood Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Atlanta GA
Call us at (404)-252-9200

Welcome to Cliftwood Animal Hospital where taking care of your pet’s veterinary needs and overall health is our number one priority. In order to achieve this, we take the time to nurture our client relationships with as much focus and care as we do our patient relationships. Critical to this are good medicine, education, caring and respect for our patients and our healthcare team. Our staff is committed to providing quality care and keeping your pet comfortable and relaxed.

We are a full service animal hospital in the Sandy Springs/Metro Atlanta area just North of the 285/Roswell Road Exit. Our general practice offers a wide variety of veterinary care focusing on preventative maintenance through annual exams, vaccinations and nutrition. We also focus in providing comprehensive Canine Reproductive Services and are a Zoetis certified semen freezing and storage center.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (404)-252-9200 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Atlanta veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Atlanta pet owners.

At Cliftwood Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

After-Hours Pet Emergency? Contact Blue Pearl Vet at (404) 459-0903!

Dr. Rebecca Kestle
Atlanta Veterinarian | Cliftwood Animal Hospital | (404)-252-9200

175 Cliftwood Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30328

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Rebecca Kestle
    Hospital Owner/Primary Veterinarian

    Dr. Rebecca Kestle is a Georgia native who completed her BS in biology at West Georgia University and then moved on to receive her DVM from The University of Georgia in 1985. During her time in vet school, Dr. Kestle developed an interest in Akitas and began to breed and show them. Over the years Dr. Kestle has gained a tremendous amount of understanding and knowledge of small animal illness and treatment. Additionally, with her experience in breeding Akitas, she has become an expert in reproductive medicine (for all breeds), whelping and neonatal puppy care. Zoetis has recognized Dr. Kestle as an agent for PennHIP certification and frozen semen maintenance.

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  • Jennifer Covington

    Dr. Jennifer Covington grew up in Mobile, Alabama, and received her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Florida. She spent five years working as a management consultant before discovering that veterinary medicine was her true calling. She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and her special interests include dentistry, internal medicine, and preventive medicine. She is passionate about helping owners take the best care of their pets in a way that fits into their lifestyles.

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Read What Our Clients Say

    Couldn't ask for a better group of people to take care of my puppy. They are so patient with me as a new puppy owner, take the time to explain things, and care for her as if she was her own. I am beyond grateful for them and would recommend them to anyone.

    Amy L.

    I went to Cliftwood Animal Hospital for the first time with my dogs today. The whole staff was amazing! Dr.Covington was thorough and took her time with the dogs. They seem to really love what they do!!! Very pleased with my experience and I will be back.

    Coty J.

    Cliftwood Animal Hospital rocks! Thank you for treating our Lyra Bear!!! Dr.Kestle/ Dr. Covington and their amazing team did an excellent job. They were on top of things and kept me updated on her progress. I was so happy to bring her home last night. I definitely recommend anyone in the area to visit their practice. Top knotch! ☺️

    Kristen K.

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7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm