Here at Guardian Animal Medical Center in Flatwoods (convenient to Ashland, Ironton and Huntington), our veterinarians and staff provide expert, loving care for puppies, kittens and exotic pets right through to seniors.

staffOur mission is to provide the highest quality in Veterinary Medical care in a friendly, relaxed setting.

We hope you will refer your family and friends to our practice. If you want more information about our practice, please go to the Contact Us page and use one of the convenient methods to communicate with us. Thanks for visiting and we look forward to serving you.


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News & Events

  • Fourth Thursday of Every Month: The fourth Thursday of every month from 5-7 pm, we will be having special events.
  • We won the 2014 North East Kentucky Small Business Professional Award and we are proud! We thought it was an honor just to be nominated!
  • Third Thursday of Every Month: We are hosting a new community service group. The Guardian Animal Senior Angels will meet on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00pm. They will plan and carry out various community service projects that are animal related. Primarily targeted toward 55+ women, it is free. Join for some service and fun.
  • Want to help pets and people who need help or contribute to our wildlife fund? Contribute online here or you can drop off supplies, cash or checks in person. We will submit it through our 501C foundation and you will get a tax deduction receipt. You can specify if you want it to go to wildlife or pets even. (Just tell us.)