Welcome To Carthage Veterinary Hospital

Proudly Serving Our Community Since 1989

Carthage Veterinary Hospital strives not only to prevent and heal illness, but also to build long lasting relationships with animals and the humans who love them.

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"Great experience every time we go and with 5 dogs and 5 cats in our whole family we go regularly. The staff and doctors are highly qualified and extremely passionate toward the animals. I feel my pets get the best treatment possible. "

Sheri B.

"It was a difficult visit, but everyone was very kind and supportive and continue to be. Looking for a good vet when you move is difficult, but when something is wrong with your pet, you want the best. Thank you helping Penny! "

Kristen R.

"They are fantastic at handling my 116 lb fur baby!! Highly recommend"

Shane W.

"We love Dr. Yates and his staff! They take care of our Harley bug like she is one of their own! "

Tonya C.

"Took my dog there in Carrhage Vet. My examine her and noticed her Gums were pale,which determines her blood count was low. gave me meds to see this will build her blood count. They all gave me a check up call to follow up on her Condition. She was made whole. I am very satisfied. "

Eric B.

Dr. Dean R. Yates, DVM

Dr. Dean R. Yates is a lifelong Panola County resident and a 1979 graduate of Carthage High School. He attended Texas A & M University and graduated in 1988 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. In 1989, Dr. Yates opened the doors to Carthage Veterinary Hospital to serve Panola County patrons and their animal health needs. May 2019 he celebrated 30 years of serving Panola county and surrounding areas! In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and raising cattle. Dr. Yates and his wife, Shelley, have seven children and twenty-one grandchildren.


Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

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