Personalized Pet Medicine

Offering Standard Veterinary Care, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Food Therapy, Surgery, and More.

Individual Options

Just like people, not all pets are the same. Get individual options, exactly what your pet needs to thrive.

Special Needs Pets

Get unique health recommendations so your special needs pet can have the best life ever.

Telemedicine Consultations

Even if you are not in our area, we can help you help your pet with a TCVM Telemedicine Consultation.

They're not just pets... They're family!

We demand excellence and treat your pets like they’re family–just like our own.

Have you ever left a veterinarian’s office and felt like nothing was explained to you? That won’t happen to you at Natchez Trace Veterinary Services!

As we care for your pet, we strive to provide in-depth communication and education to you, so you can give your pet the best care at home.

If your pet needs to stay in-clinic for care, we stay in touch and keep you updated. 


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About us

Meet Dr. Marc Smith


For starters, my main craft is practicing individualized, innovative veterinary medicine to solve problems, deliver results and make your pet feel better.

I am a progressive veterinarian continually searching for the best way to treat your pets.

But here’s the thing, veterinary medicine faces two almost insurmountable problems: standardization and excessive pharmaceuticals.

When I say standardization, I am referring to the fact that the majority of treatment and prevention strategies follow the book. They are the same no matter what veterinarian you choose.

By too many pharmaceuticals, what I mean is that throwing a myriad of drugs at the problem seldom works and can even harm your pet…


Practical Veterinary Medicine With Integrative Options

Options for All life stages

We offer in-Office care and TCVM Telemedicine Consultations
Years of Experience
Satisfied Pet Owners
States with Satisfied Pet Owners
Countries with Satisfied Pet Owners


Helping Pets Live Better Lives

From kittens and puppies to special needs senior pets, we help pets from around the world live healthier, happier lives.

Dr. Smith and his staff are a blessing to the pet community in Tennessee! They offer every type of veterinary medicine that you could ask for and in two convenient locations. The staff at NTVS is always excited to see you and your pet and do a great job explaining what the best option for your pet is.

Kate Hovious

I can't even begin to say how grateful I am for Natchez Trace Veterinary Services. They have been so helpful and kind. My dog needed a huge surgery done, so I took him to Natchez Trace for a 2nd opinion. They looked at my dog for that 2nd opinion and weren't pushy at all. The Dr. even said since he isn't board certified on that type of surgery (but he does it all the time) he could refer me to someone else if I wasn't comfortable with him performing it. They saved me over $1000 by taking him to see them instead of the 1st Dr.

Heather Edwards

Dr. Marc is excellent, I live in Sarasota now but used him and have friends who continue to use his services in Nashville. The man is brilliant, kind and trustworthy. And if you "baby" your pets as much as I do, please know he is someone you can trust.

Patricia Martin

I walked in this morning with our new puppy, thinking my wife made an appointment at this clinic (I was wrong) and unsure what the visit was about. Marc and his staff were incredible. Through all the confusion, me not really knowing why we needed a vet visit, and not being a client.... they set us up for future visits and were willing to give our dog a quick consult right then and there. Could not have made it more comfortable for me! Thanks Marc!

CW Young

Standard & Holistic Options for All Life Stages

Our Services

Get personalized options so your pet can thrive! Whether your pet is young or old, healthy or not so well, or somewhere in between… we are here help you choose the best option so your pet can feel his or her personal best.

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Learn about our Eastern Medicine services which include TCVM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Exams, Food Therapy, Tui-na, Acupuncture, and Eastern Herbals.

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Learn about our traditional Western medical service which include exams, vaccines, dentistry, surgery, and other special procedures.

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Learn about our Alternative Therapies which include Chiropractic, Biopuncture, Laser, Prolotherapy, Stem Cell Therapy, Cancer Treatments, and Western Herbals.

Western Medicine, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine & 
Alternative Veterinary Services