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Dogwood Animal Hospital & Pet Resort


One of the most important tasks you have as a pet owner is caring for your pet’s health. The right animal hospital and veterinarian can take the stress out of pet healthcare. Dogwood Animal Hospital & Pet Resort has been serving pet owners in the Brandon/Flowood area in Mississippi for 19 years. Our goal is to help your pet enjoy optimal health from infancy through his golden years. We invite you to visit our clinic and meet our dedicated team.

Our Facility and Team

Dogwood Animal Hospital & Pet Resort is conveniently situated between Flowood and Jackson, Mississippi, within proximity of local freeways to make it easier for you to reach us when you have need. You’ll find our facility clean, secure, comfortable, and pet-friendly, putting you and your pet at ease while waiting for your appointment.

Our team consists of Dr. Andrea M. Jones, Dr. Brooke Meddars, and Dr. Kirby Sills, all qualified veterinarians with years of experience in their field. Our vets and staff have a love for animals and are fully committed to their profession, making them an excellent choice for caring for your pet. As a full-service animal hospital, we provide a wide range of pet care services for all types of pets.   

Our Services

We offer an extensive lineup of professional veterinary services to include:

  • Preventative health care programs consisting of such services as wellness exams, vaccinations, pet dental care, parasite control, nutritional counseling, spay/neuter procedures, and microchipping.
  • Diagnostics to include digital radiology, lab tests (blood, urine, fecal exams), skin tests, and more.
  • In-house and Online Pharmaceutical Services.
  • Pet surgery and post-op care.
  • Laser Therapy/Pain Management.
  • Urgent and Emergency Care.
  • Grief counseling to help you deal with the loss of a pet.
  • Pet boarding.

Regardless of the services your pet needs, you can have full confidence that we will provide prompt, competent care.

Conditions Your Brandon Veterinarian Treats

Your Brandon veterinarian can treat the following conditions in your pet:

  • Dietary issues
  • Pulled muscles/broken bones
  • Open wounds
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Arthritis
  • Ear infections
  • Bug bites
  • Oral health issues
  • Behavior problems and more

Through diagnostic testing, we can provide prompt diagnosis of health conditions that require immediate treatment. Early diagnosis and treatment can help resolve health problems quicker to avoid pain and suffering for your pet. Working with an experienced veterinarian in Brandon can make all the difference in the world when it comes to your pet’s health and wellness.

See Your Veterinarian in Brandon for Quality Pet Care

For quality pet care services from veterinary experts, contact Dogwood Animal Hospital & Pet Resort in Brandon at 601-992-9555 today. We’re here to meet all your pet’s veterinary needs.

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Andrea M. Jones D.V.M.

    I graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997.  After graduation, I relocated to Memphis, TN area where I practiced small animal medicine.  In May of 2001 I returned to my hometown of Jackson, MS and Started Dogwood Animal Hospital and Pet Resort in Flowood MS.  I have a strong interest in the human-animal bond and in geriatric medicine.  I am an active member of the community and am Vice President of the local Veterinary association.  I ran the Chicago Marathon in 2006. I am passionate about health and wellness and enjoy working out.    I have one dog, Grace a 6 year old Beagle Mix and two guinea pigs Cuddles and Happy at home.  I also have a wonderful, supportive family which include My husband and my 10 year old son.

  • Dr. Kirby Sills D.V.M.

    I have been a part time relief veterinarian at Dogwood Animal Hospital off and on for 5 years.  I work full time as the Director of Veterinary Technology Program at Hinds Community College for the past 10 years, I also work as a part time emergency clinician at The Animal Emergency and Referral Center.  I graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Animal Science from MS State University in 1979 and DVM-MS State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. Part time relief veterinarian in the Metro Jackson area since 2001.   What I enjoy the most working at Dogwood Animal Hospital is the interaction with the client and their pets in general practice.  I also enjoy working with the staff as well, they make my job easier.  My hobbies include racing RC boats and building advanced models. I have a wonderful family, which include my wife, three step daughters, one son, one daughter, and two grandchildren. I also have very close friends.  My furr family include three dogs and three cats.

  • Dr. Medders

    Hi, I’m Dr. Medders! I am a part-time relief veterinarian and recentlystarted working at Dogwood Animal Hospital. I am originally from theJackson area and graduated from MSU with my bachelors degree and doctorateof veterinary medicine. I love small animal medicine because of the bondswe create with our patients and clients each day. I have a special interestin behavioral medicine such as separation anxiety, fear-aggression andother common issues. My goal is to help every pet have a safe and happyvisit to the vet! At home I have my husband, a brand new baby, 2 pups Miloand Eugene and a guinea pig!

  • Cristy McNabb
    Office Manager, Receptionist

    I’m Cristy McNabb.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for 16 years as head nurse, office manager and receptionist.  I am also the nutrition specialist here at the hospital and enjoy educating our clients about the needs of their pets.  I am certified by the American Institute of Medical Laser Application for the use of our Companion Laser Therapy.  Being Head Nurse for the first 7 years here at Dogwood I also am very knowledgeable about the various flea and heartworm preventions on the market.  I also enjoy educating our clients about puppy training and behavior.    I have 3 dogs, Nate a 7 year old Chihuahua, Tuffy a 2 year old Biewer Terrier, Milo a 2 year old Biewer Terrier and one cat Penelope at home so I know how important our four-legged family members can be in our lives.  I love our patients and clients like family and take a lot of pride in my work.  I plan on being at Dogwood Animal Hospital for years to come and hope you will come join our family and be a part of it with me and the rest of our wonderful, caring staff.

  • Sara Sharp
    Head Nurse

    I’m Sara Sharp.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for 4 years.  I started as the kennel attendant and am now head nurse.  I am certified by the American Institute of Medical Laser Application for the use of our Companion Laser Therapy.  I am working towards my Associates degree in business.  Working with animals has by far been the most rewarding job I’ve ever had.  I have three dogs, Harry a 5 year old Beagle, Lulu a 6 year old chihuahua and Deacon a 1 year old Boxer, a cat Stevie, and a guinea pig, Honey at home.  I enjoy teaching our clients the importance of their monthly heartworm and flea preventions as well as how to take care of their new puppies and kitties.  As a hobby I also enjoy dog training.  I have a boxer that I have taken through training classes and have found I have a knack for it.  I really enjoy speaking with our clients about training and behavior. 

  • Kelly Oubre

    Hi, I’m Kelly.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for almost a year now.  Before working here, I got a lot of experience working for the Animal Emergency and Referral Center, another primary veterinary clinic and an animal shelter.  I have a combined experience in the veterinary field for over 10 years. I am a Receptionist here but also work in the kennel and Nurse when needed.  I am always ready to answer any questions you may have about heartworm, flea prevention, and food.  I have four dogs at home, Mason a 2 year old Maltese, Bella a 10 year old Pomeranian, Willow a 5 year old Shih-Tzu mix, Peggy a 14 year old Shih-Tzu.  I love the small, very fuzzy, and a little special fur babies.  One of my little ones has a prosthetic leg.  My hobbies include petting my dogs, brushing my dogs, grooming my dogs, and cuddling my dogs.  You could say that I am a “crazy dog lady” and I am ok with that title!

  • Alexis Barnes
    Nurse

    Hi, I’m Alexis. I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for two years.  I started as a Receptionist but am now one of the Nurses.  I also help in the Kennel when needed.  I love animals.  I grew up in the country with my sister and three brothers.  We always had lots of animals around to play with.  Working here I have learned skills that will help me better my pet’s lives.  I have two dogs, Rambo a 4 year old Lab, and Jersey a 7 month old Dachshund mix, and a cat Donnie at home.  They have lots of energy and are always getting up to no good.  I love being around the animals all day and enjoy helping our clients know how to help their pet live their best life. 

  • Chad Perry
    Kennel Attendant

    I’m Chad.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for 5 months.  Before working here, I had not worked with animals before.  I have learned a lot so far.  I work in the kennel and spend my days caring for the animals that are boarding in our boarding facility.  I have two dogs Ellie a 1 year old German Shorthair Pointer, Tucker a 6 year old Yorkie and a cat Franklin at home.  I am a newlywed.  For my hobbies I play in a band on the weekends at local establishments. I also work part time at a music store.  Let’s just say I love music and animals.  So, if you want to let your dogs and cats stay at the coolest boarding around just come on by and let them stay with me.

  • Jordyn Jones
    Kennel Attendant, Nurse

    Hi, I’m Jordyn.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for two months.  I do have previous experience because I also worked here as a teenager. Some of you may know me because my mom is Cristy Mcnabb our office manager.  I basically grew up here at Dogwood.   Since working here before I have finished school and have had two baby boys.  I love taking care of the animals in the kennel.  I stay busy all day.  There is always a fur baby that needs to be held or played with.  My favorite are our regular boarders that come almost every weekend.  They become our extended family.  I look forward to working here for the future so bring your pet by to see us for boarding or anything else they need.

  • Kelly King
    Kennel Attendant

    Hi, I’m Kelly.  I have worked at Dogwood Animal Hospital for one month.  I am a part time kennel attendant.  I want to go to school to be a Vet Tech.  I want to learn as much as I can before I start school.  So far, I am learning a lot.  I have always loved animals and have a lot of them at home.  I have four dogs and a snake.  I love playing with the animals that board in our kennel.  We see them on a regular basis so I’m sure I will get attached.  If you are looking to board your pet call us.  We have a great place to board them.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

    These are some of the kindest, most loving people! You cannot go wrong having your fur-babies taken care of here!!

    April H.

    Dogwood has treated both of our pets and loved them unconditionally, especially our Chloe. Buddy had his visit for shots today and a skin issue that we are on the right track to control💕🐶

    Becky T.

    Thank you for making the passage to the Rainbow Bridge for our Starr easy for our family. We miss her so much . Your staff showed so much compassion and comfort. Today in the mail we received the sweetest gift from Dogwood staff , Starr's pawprint and a beautiful card signed by all. Again thank you so much for your kindness and the wonderful gift I will cherish.

    Lori F.

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