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Welcome to Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital

Your Downtown Source for Compassionate Veterinarian Care for 175 Years!


At Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital, caring for Detroit's pets and pet owners is much more than a job. It's a tradition. As Michigan and America's oldest animal hospital, we have an incredible history of nurturing the bonds between people and their pets. And while our services, equipment, and clinic have been updated over time in order to provide patients with the highest standards of care, our deep commitment to your pet's wellness has not changed one bit since the hospital opened its doors in 1844.

We continue to consider it both an honor and a responsibility when pet owners entrust our animal clinic with the health of their dog or cat. And we continue to let compassion and a genuine concern for your animal's welfare drive our veterinary care.

In addition to providing a full menu of the highest quality pet health, dog grooming, and cat grooming services, we also strive to strengthen the special relationship you have with your pet by offering expert advice and education that can improve your pet's overall health and happiness and enhance the quality of the time you share with your animal.

We want you to enjoy many fulfilling years with your beloved pet. We pledge to be a veterinarian you can trust to provide care, compassion, support, and veterinary advice throughout your pet's lifetime.

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  • Dr. Graham
    Dr. Glynes Graham

    Dr. Glynes D. Graham, owner and primary veterinarian of Patterson Dog & Cat Hospital, received her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1983. A lifelong Detroit resident, Dr. Graham was only 15 years old when she first became associated with Patterson Hospital through a part-time job filing records and cleaning cages. Pursuing a lifelong dream that began after earning her animal first-aid badge in the Girl Scouts, Dr. Graham learned the business from the ground up, receiving hands-on training from the staff in all aspects of veterinary work, from doing lab work, to preparing animals for surgery, to administering injections. After completing her education, she realized her dream when she purchased the hospital in 1985.

  • Dr. Amanda Lee
    Dr. Amanda Lee

    Dr. Amanda Lee received her DVM degree from the University of California, Davis in 2013. She began working in the veterinary field in 2002 as a veterinary technician before deciding to go to vet school. Dr. Lee grew up in Saginaw, MI and then lived on the West Coast for 15 years. There, she also completed an internship training program for emergency medicine, general practice & surgery. Dr. Lee has worked as an emergency and general practice veterinarian for several years, including at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Ann Arbor. She made the big move back home in 2017 and makes her home in West Village, Detroit. Dr. Lee especially enjoys preventative medicine and providing lifelong care to her patients and is thrilled to be joining the Patterson team.

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Monday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
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