- We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
New patients receive $25 OFF for first time clients.
Animal Ark Animal Hospital strives to provide the most up to date medical and surgical procedures. The procedures are performed in a clean and comfortable environment for both patients and clients. We utilize all available diagnostic equipment, consult specialists, and refer to specialists when needed to provide your pet with the best possible care. Our goal is to provide clients with confidence and trust that their pet is being given expert and loving care.
We welcome new clients.
If you live in Franklin or the surrounding area in TN, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Paula Schuerer is a licensed, board certified (ABVP) specialist, treating dogs, cats & small exotic mammals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
Animal Ark Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital providing routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Schuerer is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, with a calm environment so your pet can relax at his/her visit.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you have questions call (615) 778-0880 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is centrally located in Cool Springs and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Franklin pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
If you have an emergency after hours, please contact: BluePearl Veterinary Partners (615) 333-1212 in Cool Springs Nashville Veterinary Specialists (615) 386-0107 in Nashville Facebook
At Animal Ark Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Paula Schuerer
Animal Ark Animal Hospital (615) 778-0880
1115 West McEwen Dr
Franklin, TN 37067
Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
Years of running, jumping and walking take a toll on your pet's joints. When your once energetic cat or dog starts to slows down or appears to be in pain, osteoarthritis may be to blame. The disea ...View Article
As your pet grows older, he or she may develop a range of diseases and conditions associated with aging, such as obesity, diabetes, arthritis and kidney disease. Despite the health problems often ...View Article
Motion sickness doesn't just affect humans, but can also be a problem for our animal companions. Although the easy answer to the problem is "don't take your pet for rides in the car," it's not alw ...View Article
Can you imagine a life without pets? Our pets bring us so much joy and enrichment. Life wouldn't be quite the same without them. Although pets quickly become cherished members of the family, they ...View Article
Cleaning up vomit is a fact of life if you're lucky enough to have a dog in your life. Although all dogs vomit from time to time, it's important to distinguish between simple upset stomachs and mo ...View Article