“Every experience that I have from Doctors to Vet Techs to Staff, are always of the utmost in professional. I am so proud to have all of you caring for my precious furry member of my family. Trusting great vet care is vital to any animal lover and I greatly appreciate having that trust in you!”

- Frances Mitchell and Cora

“I love the way you folks understand “customer service”. This is why we drive from Southport up to you. We did not get that here. We love our animals and we expect to be treated with kindness and courtesy. You do that!! Thank you.”

– Patricia

“Amazing staff. After going to the College Rd location and now going to the Carolina Beach location could not be more pleased. They are very welcoming and knowledgeable. Make you feel at home in their office. I highly recommend. Thank you for everything.”

– Earl

“We have been coming to your facility for the four years that we have been in Wilmington and treasure the service you provide, in all its aspects. You are a group of wonderful people and we love you for it.”

– Sue & Eric Robinson

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About Us - Welcome to Our Family!

College Road Animal Hospital has been providing care to the canine and feline companions of Wilmington, NC for over 30 years.  In 2003, we opened our second location, Carolina Beach Animal Hospital located in Carolina Beach, NC.  Each veterinarian and team member is deeply committed to the health and well-being of your pet.  We love animals as much as you do!

Our goal is to provide a friendly and professional environment where emphasis is placed on quality medical care, client education and exceptional customer service.  Our professional and courteous healthcare team seeks to provide the best possible medical care for our highly-valued patients, while also taking a special interest in learning about you, not only as a client, but as a person.  We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative healthcare and health related educational opportunities for our clients.

When you are making the important decision of choosing a healthcare provider for your beloved pets, we hope you will look to College Road and Carolina Beach Animal Hospitals!  We look forward to meeting you and your furry family members!

Our Services

"Our mission is to provide the highest quality of patient care in a compassionate environment that provides exceptional client service and education to therefore increase the health and well-being of our patients."

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Our Staff

Both of our full-service veterinary medical facilities are run by professional and courteous staff members that strive to offer excellence.

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Professional Grooming Services are available every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at our Carolina Beach location. Call today to schedule an appointment (910)458-3000.

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Radioactive Iodine

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease among cats. Our Coastal Area Thyroid Treatment Clinic can administer radioactive iodine which is the only non-invasive, curative treatment available.

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Adopt A Pet!

Throughout the year we hold many special events in order to raise money to support our efforts of rescuing and rehabilitating stray animals in need. These funds help to provide emergency care, diagnostic testing, vaccinations, monthly heartworm/flea prevention, and food to animals that would otherwise go without. We believe every animal deserves a chance for a happy, healthy life in a loving home. Click here to learn more about the amazing animals we currently have available for adoption.

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