Our Hospital

Providing Quality Care for Faithful Friends in Wilmington and the Surrounding Area Since 1995.

At VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, and your dogs and cats. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We will give you and your pet the individual care you need and deserve. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgable members of our team. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

Local Medical Issues

There are numerous local medical issues that can impact your pet's health, and that require your attention over the entire year. For example, there's heartworm, which can affect both cats and dogs. Since it's transmitted by mosquitoes, which thrive in our region, it's a serious cause for concern. And since winter temperatures do not get cold enough here to kill mosquito eggs, it's a year-round risk.

Likewise for the potential for flea and tick infestation, or intestinal parasites each of which poses a problem in any season.

And finally, contrary to what you'd expect, allergies are a year-round issue. Many pets suffer from skin and ear allergies, the signs of which include scratching, redness in the ears and scaly skin.

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