Fort OGLETHORPE Pet Wellness Center

Dr. Joe Martin


Years of Experience + New Methodology

Dr. Joe Martin has over 35 years of experience in veterinary medicine and is still passionate about learning. He utilizes "Fear Free" methodology to create a comfortable environment for your furry family member. With a warm and welcoming office, both you and your pet will feel right at home.

We are proud to announce that we have been chosen as the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce ‘Business of the Week’. Thank you to all of our clients and community for your love and support!


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Dr. Joe Martin, DVM was born and raised in Ripley, Mississippi. He grew up on a cattle farm and found his true passion for animals and Veterinary Medicine at a young age and decided to follow in his fathers footsteps of veterniary medicine. 

Dr. Martin graduated from Mississippi State University in 1979 with a BS in Animal Science. Loving the home of the Bulldogs, he stayed and continued his eduction to receive his Doctorate  of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. Through his experience in small and large animal medicine and extensive experience, Dr. Martin is able to counsel his clients on the best medicine and treatment path.

After owning and operating his own animal hospital and private practice for 15 years in Chattanooga, he  now owns and operates the Fort Oglethorpe Pet Wellness Center, serving his old and new clients in the North Georgia - Chattanooga community.  


Dr. Martin utilizes a mixture of alternative and traditional medicine to create the best possible treatment path for your pet.

Dr. Martin and his Fort Oglethorpe office routinely perform the following procedures:

  • A wide range of surgeries including:
    • Spay and neuter
    • Dental and periodontal
    • Gastrointestinal and exploratory
    • Orthopedic and soft tissue
  • V.O.M. (chiropractic-like) procedures
  • Laser Therapy
  • Radiography
  • Dental cleanings
  • Vaccinations
  • Flea, tick, and heartworm treatment and prevention
  • Supplements and prescription medication
  • Utilizes Fear Free Methodology throughout the office