VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital

Matthew Resnick, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Resnick comes to us from his home base in Westchester, NY. From an early age he was involved in animals in one way or another, from competitive horseback riding to working in local pet stores including Columbus Zoo. He earned his undergraduate degree in microbiology from The Ohio State University and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University.  Dr. Resnick joined VCA Wrightsville Beach in 2004, his special interests include, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, pain management, cancer therapy, and ultrasonography.   He completed a clinical year of study at the North Carolina State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where he met his beautiful wife, Rebecca and worked at the city animal shelter. After practicing at a small animal and emergency hospital in Port Jervis, NY, he returned to North Carolina to work and play. Hobbies include any boarding sport, music, international travel, and teaching his son, River, about this wondrous world.  Along with his wife and son her shares his home with a Pointer named Jazz, Thalia, a Pitbull mix, and 4 cats Pixie, Triton, Nico, and Tonks.


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 Animal Emergency & Trauma Hospital of Wilmington at  (910) 791-7387.