Welcome to Village Crossroad Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Savannah GA

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Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (912) 219-3941!

Village Crossroad 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. Ernest Compton 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 Savannah veterinarian.

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

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  • Dr.
    Ernest Compton, D.V.M.

    Dr. Compton grew up in the suburbs north of Atlanta, and moved to Savannah in 1988 after graduating from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his wife Shelly live on Dutch Island with their current group of four cats. In his spare time he enjoys training and competing in triathlons, snow skiing and scuba diving. He is also an active member of the Alee Shrine Dune Cat unit.

  • Dr.
    Melanie Bevere D.V.M.

    Dr. Bevere comes to us from Louisiana.She attended Southeastern Louisiana University and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1996.

    She then went on to receive a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 2001 and has practiced in Savannah since graduating. She currently serves as President of the Greater Savannah Area Veterinary Medical Association.

    Dr. Bevere resides in Savannah with her husband, Gunner, and their 3 cats, Toonses, Minou and Walter White, and their 2 dogs, Betty and Truman.

  • Amy Lax

    Amy is a native of Savannah, GA though she lived in Atlanta, GA and Melbourne, FL for a few years before returning back to her hometown and family. She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a focus in management. Amy is the Office Manager at Crossroad Animal Hospital and brings 15 years’ experience in management and customer service from a variety of industries. She lives with her wife (Christy), three cats and one dog.

  • Jessica B.

    Jessica is from Brooklet, GA and moved to Savannah in 2009 after completing her RVT from Ogeechee Tech College.  She is a whiskey connoisseur and enjoys traveling, outdoors, cooking, reading and the beach.  She has five fur children, Juno, Kace, Penny, Lil Bit and Theodore.

  • Rachel J.

    joined our team in October of 2017 as a receptionist and then moved over to veterinary technician in the beginning of 2018.  She comes to us from the great state of Texas.  She has a BA in Agriculture Science with a concentration in Pre-Vet medicine.  She has been working the veterinary field for about 7 years and loves every second of it.  Rachel got her love and compassion for animals from her mother, who always had about 5 rescue animals at any given time.  She is a loving mother to 3 wonderful boys, 4 cats and 1 dog.  


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