Welcome to East Detroit Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Eastpointe MI
Call us at (586) 776-5011

If you live in Eastpointe or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Dechamma Ballaranda is a licensed MI veterinarian, treating all dogs and cats. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your pets the care they deserve.

East Detroit 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. Dechamma Ballaranda 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 Eastpointe 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 (586) 776-5011 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Eastpointe 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 Eastpointe pet owners.

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


Dr. Dechamma Ballaranda
Eastpointe Veterinarian | East Detroit Animal Hospital | (586) 776-5011

24506 Gratiot Avenue
Eastpointe, MI 48021


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Testimonials

  • "After several bad corporate veterinarian clinics, who push unnecessary treatments without an explanations as to why. Finding East Detroit Animal Hospital is a blessing. They're a private practice, with a passion for what they do. The staff is really friendly, and knowledgeable. I would recommend East Detroit Animal Hospital to anyone who has their pets best interest at hand."
    Patrick Z.
  • "Great doctor and staff. Very clean facility and she won't charge you an arm and a leg. I highly recommend doc B , as we call her. She loves animals and they love her. My dogs love her, my mothers dog do too."
    Michele B.
  • "We have been taking our big baby(literally baby) girl there since she was weeks old. They have been nothing, but accommodating since the beginning. Our dog has high anxiety and they still treat her to their full potential. They have even offered to come to our car to do certain vaccines. She has had several issues and they have never put her through unnecessary testing, as the veterinarian has been knowledgeable thus far with all of her diagnoses. I know that many veterinarians would put animals through testing, just to make money. My husband and I have never felt that way. We would recommend this vet to anyone! Thank you for treating our dog (MJ) as if she was your own.😊"
    Trisha C.
  • "The new Drs were hand picked for Dr Soderbergs retirement and they are awesome! Very caring and compassionate. They wont try and do anything unnecessary."
    Alexis M.
  • "Absolutely wonderful staff the veterinarian I was absolutely the most kindest person I have ever seen touching animal that does not belong to them very caring hands loving team absolutely recommend this place"
    Jodi K.
  • "I can’t tell you how grateful we are that we have such awesome vets! Your patience, communication, and above-and-beyond care is just incredible, and I know bear and Maya are in great hands."
    Jena W.
  • "Dr. Ballaranda is one of the most caring vets we’ve known. Even our 18-year old cat, Oliver, immediately took to her–he articulated his affection very loudly and showed his appreciation by sharing something of a personal nature. We love Dr. Ballaranda!"
    Fred & Barbara W.
  • "Very happy with the dr that takes care of shadow, chico and champ.. best dr ever.."
    Kathi B.

Our Locations

Office Hours

Regular Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday:

9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

9:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Caring for Senior Cats

    Thanks to advancements in veterinary care, today’s cats can live well into their teen years. It is not uncommon for cats to live to be 18 or even older. However, in order for cats to live a long full life, they need proactive veterinary care to stay healthy. As cats age, they are at greater risk for ...

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  • Catnip: Why Cats Love It

    Few things stimulate a cat's pleasure faster than catnip. Exposure to this simple herb can reveal a new side to their feline personality. Many cats will go crazy at the smell of this plant. Catnip has a reputation of being a feline drug and many cat owners wonder if it is safe to give it to their pet. ...

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  • Zoonosis

    Zoonosis refers to diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animals. In particular, they occur when an infected animal passes on bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses to humans through scratches, saliva, feces and urine. Vectors (e.g., organisms like fleas and ticks) can also carry zoonotic diseases ...

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  • Sugar Gliders

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  • Epilepsy

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