VCA Durant Road Animal Hospital

Dan Allen, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, North Carolina State University


Dr. Allen has been practicing in Raleigh for over 20 years. He earned his BA degrees from Mars Hill College & North Carolina State University, and was a member of the first graduating class from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine. His professional interests include internal medicine, general surgery and ophthalmology. He is married with two teenagers and a Yorkie-Poo named "Packie".

“Veterinary Medicine is a rewarding, ever changing, and challenging profession. I enjoy being an advocate for my patients as well as having a good relationship with our clients.”  Dr. Allen


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please VSH (Veterinary Specialty Hospital) at 919-861-0109