Welcome to Town & Country Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Palm Beach Gardens FL
Call us at (561) 626-1233

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (561) 626-1233!

Town & Country 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. Mark South 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 Palm Beach Gardens veterinarian.

We are excited to announce we are merging our operations into Juno Beach Animal Hospital on April 2nd, 2019.  Learn more about this move to our new location!

Dr. Mark South

Palm Beach Gardens Veterinarian | Town & Country Animal Hospital | (561) 626-1233

11788 U.S. Highway 1 ‎
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33408

Scratch Pay is a financial option that allows owners to receive a loan almost instantly.

*Note, the application for Scratch Pay does not affect your credit score.

How to apply:

  • Navigate to the ScratchPay link listed below.
  • Fill in the needed information on your pet
  • Select Town & Country Animal Hospital from the list of participating clinics.
  • Fill in the needed personal information (income is based on a monthly basis).
  • Select of of the offered payment plan options.

After a plan has been selected and agreed to, the owner will submit thier application to Scratch Pay. Once this process is completed an email will be sent to the owner and Town & Country Animal Hospital detailing whether or not the owner was approved. At this time the clinic is able to begin treatment on the pet. Owners then repay Scratch Pay following the payment plan that was agreed to. The entire process, from the application to approval, only takes a few minutes.

Scratch Pay Application

Scratch Pay Link- Click Here

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Click on below to visit the ASPCA Poison Control Center for information on common household poisons that can affect your dog or cat. The number to the hotline is also provided if you need to speak to a poison control specialist

regarding your pet.


Of course, if you fear your pet may have ingested a poison and is in need of immediate care, CALL your VETERINARIAN or local PET ER.

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Meet The Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Mark South
    Medical Director/Veterinarian
    He graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine with high honors. He has over 21 years of experience in veterinary practice. His special interests include Opthalmology, Oncology, Ultrasound, and Soft Tissue Surgery. He is known throughout the community from his many years working at Harmony Animal Hospital, but it was time for Dr. South to create something of his own.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Town & Country Animal Hospital


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:30 am-12:30 pm




Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Only the best for our GSD Chloe, and the best has been found with Dr. South and his wonderful staff! We are blessed to have found such a compassionate team with expert knowledge to take care of our Chloe's special medical needs! We thank you for the ongoing EXCELLENT care you provide!"
    RobandGinny Moore
  • "Cannot say enough about Dr. South (and his staff). He is truly the best Vet that I have every had take care of my pets. Very caring and knowledgeable! So lucky to have found him!"
    Cynthia Lehr
  • "I love Dr. South! My pup wasn't acting like herself so I called him and got in to see him within 20 minutes. He did a thorough exam, was very professional, was very considerate to me and took amazing care of my pup! And the staff was amazing as well! My pup is on the mend and that's all due to Dr South and his awesome staff! Client for life!"
    Breanne Perry