Welcome To Atlanta West Veterinary Hospital.

Your Veterinarian in Villa Rica, Georgia
Call us at 770 459-2253
Fax: 770-459-2706

102 Thomas Dorsey Dr.
Villa Rica, Ga 30180

                Pet Emergency? Call us right away.               

Looking for quality pet care? We're your go-to hospital.


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Atlanta West Veterinary Hospital offers reasonably priced experienced care for your dogs, cats, reptiles, exotic pets, and large animals in the Villa Rica - West Georgia Area.

With more than 40 years of experience in veterinary medicine, we understand that your pet is a member of the family, and a visit to the vet can be stressful for certain pets. That's why Dr. Burnett and our experienced team treat each pet that comes into our state-of-the-art facility with the utmost care. We take the time to make sure you have all the information you need when it comes to your pet's care to select the best course of action for their quality of life. Dr. Burnett is one of the few USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) certified veterinarians in Georgia for Domestic/International Travel Certificates and Services. 


We strive to ensure your pet receives the best care possible by offering later office hours and house calls. 

From preventative veterinary care to major surgery, cold-laser therapy, boarding, and grooming we work our hardest to help your pet live a long healthy life.

Call Atlanta West Veterinary Hospital today at 770-459-2253, or browse our website for more information about our services and general pet care.

                              Dr. Stuart Burnett, D.V.M.

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Meet Our Staff

  • Dr.
    Stuart Edwin Burnett Jr.

    Dr. Stuart Edwin Burnett Jr. DVM, affectionately known as Doc Win, comes by his love for animals honestly as a second generation Veterinarian. To pair with his successful career as veterinarian, Doc Win is also an accomplished multi-talented singer/songwriter. Born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina, Doc grew up on a farm working with his father from the age of 10 until attending University of Georgia’s Veterinary School. Doc Win’s love of music lead him to pay his way through school playing in different Atlanta venues and fraternity events. Well known to people for his charitable endeavors, Doc Win is loved and respected by a multitude of veterinary clients and their animals. In his free time, he enjoys being at the lake, playing music, and spending time with his family.

  • Susan Wirsbinski
    Practice Manager

    Susan, our Practice Manager and primary Veterinary Assistant, manages the treatment area, surgical area and kennel area of our hospital. Susan was born and raised in Georgia and loves to spend time at home with her wonderful animals. Susan loves her job and always wanted to be a vet. She has always been around animals; cows, horses, dogs, you name it. “When Dr. Burnett decided to hire me, I felt like this was where I was meant to be, I do love my job.”

  • Terah Briggs
    Practice Manager

    Terah was born in Hampton, Virginia and moved to Georgia when she was 5 years old. Being an animal lover, Terah has 3 cats: Dax, Ace, and Dansby that she fostered and brought in from the streets. She has been working at Atlanta West Veterinary Hospital since 2016 and has always had a passion for animals. Terah takes pride in what she does and loves working here. She is now one of our practice managers here at Atlanta West.

  • Angie Mintz
    Veterinary Assistant

    Angie grew up in Atlanta Georgia always surround by animals. She began her veterinary career in 1986. In 1989, Angie started working with Dr. Burnett at Hiram Animal Hospital, and has once again become part of this amazing team. Throughout her career Angie has worked with a wide range of animals; including Llamas, large animals, small animals, and exotics. Angie is currently pursuing an advanced education in Animal Health Care. “ I didn’t choose this career, it chose me. Even as a kid, I wanted to heal animals. I was always around animals because animals were always around me. I am so happy I work with a team dedicated to expert animal care, and owner support and education. It’s a blessing.”

  • Adam Whitton
    Veterinary Assistant

    Adam, born and raised in Waco, Georgia, always had a understanding, appreciation, and love for all animals. He has been with Atlanta West Vet for a little more than a year, stating 'I love it here at Atlanta West and my opportunity to help and educate clients.' Adam is always spreading positivity and is sure to go out of his way to show each patient immense care and attention. Adam loves to spend time in with his dog Chief, going on hikes and camping trips together.

  • Richard Wirsbinski
    Pharmacy Aid

    Rich was born in Fairbanks, Alaska and received his Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota after joining the Air Force. He spent 30 years in Retail Management, and is thoroughly excited to dive into the Veterinary world and lend his expertise. Rich enjoys riding his motorcycle, woodworking, and spending time with his family, including his dogs Emma and Constance, aw well as his cat Autumn.

  • Tracy Evans
    Pharmacy Aid

    Tracy was born in Birmingham, AL and moved to Georgia in 2007. Tracey found his home at Atlanta West stating, 'Working with Dr. Burnett feels like the perfect fit for me. I have experience in retail, hospital, and IV pharmacy but, being surrounded by dogs my entire life, I have feel I finally found my home in veterinary pharmacy.'

  • Angela Swofford

    Angela has a combined background in business management and accounting, as well as the veterinary industry. Back in 1988-1998 she worked as Dr. Burnett’s office Manager and Bookkeeper in Hiram, Georgia. After owning her own bookkeeping business and twenty-five years of Office Management she was prepared to deal with the daily challenges as a Practice Manager for Atlanta West Veterinary Hospital. After 4 1/2 years of managing Atlanta West, Angela has recently semi-retired and has assumed the Accounting responsibilities for the practice. And she proudly handed over the reins of Practice Manager to Penny Jenkins in mid 2020. Angela lives in Villa Rica and enjoys ballroom dancing and spending time at her farm in Whitesburg, Ga. She is owned by her cat “Rockcat”, they have been great buddies for a number of years.

  • Amy Bullington

    Amy is truly a marvel with grooming animals. Truly, we are consistently stunned with the level of professionalism and skill she's able to display working with a wide range of animals. 

    Make an appointment with us at 770-459-2253 and let Amy work her magic with your pet. 

  • George Bein
    Kennel Technician

    George was born in New York and lived most of his life in Miami, FL before moving to Georgia 18 years ago. After working for Home Depot for 25 years, he decided it was time he acted upon his long time dream of working with animals, and our hospital is the beneficiary of that decision! George has 10 cats and 2 dogs of his own and he has been a welcome presence in our kennels. 'I was blessed to become part of the Atlanta West Team several years ago and I look forward to many more!'

  • Nancy Mateo

    Nancy was born and raised in Miami, FL and has called Georgia home for the past 18 years. While growing up in Miami, she was fortunate enough to be able to volunteer at a wildlife refuge and work with tigers-which are her favorite animal. She currently has 7 wonderful kittens- all which were adopted from Atlanta West. 

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff here as well as Doc Win are absolutely fantastic! They are caring and personable as well as professional!"
    Lorrie Thir Ardrey
  • "I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Staff, Facility, and doctors are all top notch."
    Louis Kuykendall
  • "Such sweet and caring staff!! They really are devoted to helping all animals! Big thanks to the doc, who saved the little 4 week old kitten I brought in. The whole team was really understanding, & I appreciate all of them so much!!"
    Heather Neuman
  • "They are absolutely amazing to my Great Danes!!! I love the staff and doc win!!!!! My mother used them and now I do. By far best vet ever!"
    Merissa West
  • "This place is awesome. They took great care of our Simba. The staff is amazing and Doc Win is wonderful. Thanks to him our baby is recovering from a obstruction in his intestines. I can't thank them enough."
    April Wiggins White


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