Guardian Animal welcomes you to our website!

Guardian Animal Medical Center and MJ Wixsom, DVM MS MBA 

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! 

Here at GAMC 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.

Our 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. At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services, helpful forms to assist you and an extensive Pet Medical Library for you to search for additional information. Feel free to browse through our site. 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. 

Remember: The fourth Thursday of every month from 5-7 pm, we will be having special events. May 28th is a hometown barbeque! Bring a dish to share or just come.  GAMC members will have side dishes and meat.  The hospital will be open for tours.  What could be more fun?!!


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. 

Help us, help yourself Want to help pets and people who need help or contribute to our wildlife fund?  Contribute online at 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.) aTdHvAaNnKcSe  (Read the capital letters IN the noncapitals.


Check in on Facebook to receive $5 off a $20 retail purchase* 

*Excludes flea, tick, parasite and any/all other medications and/or veterinary services. 

Guardian Animal Medical Center
918 Bellefonte Road
Flatwoods, KY 41139
Contact Sophia for further information
606 928 6566

Please browse our website to learn more about our animal clinic and the services we provide for companion animals in Flatwoods and the surrounding areas. Read information in our Pet Library, view videos, take a virtual tour of our veterinary hospital, read testimonials, and find details about upcoming events. Please call our office today at (606)928-6566 for all your pet health care needs.

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