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
Kamberlyn Hooper, DVM


Christian Latimer, DVM, CCRP, DACVS-SA
Glenn Bradshaw Jr., DVM, CCRP

Internal Medicine

Scott Helms, DVM, DABVP

Critical Care

Sharon Finster, DVM, DACVECC


Heather Willis-Goulet, DVM, DACVD