Emergency and specialty veterinary services

Exceptional medical care for your pet

At Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory, we consider ourselves to be a premier provider of specialty and emergency veterinary services. We’re proud to be home to board-certified specialists in surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, and more. Our 24-hour animal hospital also offers round-the-clock emergency services for pets in need.

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Joseph Sawdy, DVM, MS
Emily Rhoades, DVM
Laura Keener, DVM


Brett Wood, DVM, MS, DACVS
Collin Wolff, DVM, DACVS
Glenn Bradshaw Jr., DVM, CCRP

Internal Medicine

Scott Helms, DVM, DABVP

Critical Care

Sharon Finster, DVM, DACVECC


Heather Willis-Goulet, DVM, DACVD