Welcome to Village Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Starkville,MS
Call us at (662) 324-0404

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (662) 324-0404!


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Choosing a veterinarian is one of the most important decisions that you make as a pet owner. Here at Village Animal Hospital, we strive to make your visit here as pleasant as possible for both you and your pet. Our goal is for everyone to be comfortable during visits with us so it is a positive experience. We practice veterinary medicine because we are dedicated to helping owners in the Golden Triangle Area keep their pets happy and healthy for many years to come.

If you live in Starkville or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Ashley Morgan is a licensed MS veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Village Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Ashley Morgan has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Starkville veterinarian.

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 (662) 324-0404 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Starkville veterinarian 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 Starkville pet owners.

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

Dr. Ashley Morgan
Starkville Veterinarian | Village Animal Hospital | (662) 324-0404

13473 HWY 182 East
Starkville, MS 39759

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Ashley Morgan

    Dr. Ashley Morgan (Owner/Veterinarian) is a Starkville native and actually worked as a technician at Village Animal Hospital while obtaining her undergraduate degree. She graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She then returned to Village Animal Hospital as an associate doctor until VAH Founder Dr. Thomas Lendaruzzi’s retirement in October 2018. She currently treats small animals and exotics.  She enjoys spending her time outside of the clinic with her husband Josh, their three children: Chaney, Myah and Riley and her dogs Elsa & Brantley.

  • Dr.
    Whitney Granger

     Dr. Whitney Granger (Veterinarian) is from Columbus, Nebraska. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from Iowa State University. Upon graduation, she practiced in Knoxville, Tennessee before moving to Starkville with her husband, Josh in 2018.  In 2019 they welcomed their son Elliott.  Dr. Granger currently treats small animals at Village Animal Hospital.  She enjoys time with her family including her Irish Setter, Lillie.

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Village Animal Hospital


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Great staff!! They helped me get my dog all the medicine he needed and made sure to get my permission before doing anything! I highly recommend this place."
    Annaliese G.
  • "Excellent Profession Vets serving your Pet with Courteous, Caring Service. They even contact owners after visits to check up on their animal patients. Absolutely the Best Vets in the Golden Triangle area. Mary Bell loves Village Animal Hospital. You & your four legged family members will love them too. #5+StarRatingBusiness"
    Cheryl W.
  • "Great Vet! Love the doctors. The man that retired saved my Chihuahua's life earlier this year. She was attacked by a big dog that has killed one of our other dogs. He took her home with him in some of her critical stages after surgeries and would call every day to check on her, even on weekends. He even met us on the weekend to give us more medicine for her."
    Evelyn C.