Small Animal Medicine
Just like their owners, pets should get regular check-ups and take their medicine. Help keep your animals healthy and happy by scheduling your appointment today. In addition, to wellness exams, we offer disease state management for a wide variety of conditions. Our hospital also houses a full surgical and dental suite to provide surgical services to your pets.
We offer on site haul in facilities as well as farm calls for portions of Dare and Currituck Counties. We offer routine wellness exams, vaccination programs, diagnostic testing, and dentistry. We highly recommend that all horse owners have access to a horse trailer in case of an emergency. While we do our best to provide emergency coverage, there will be times we are not available and our closest emergency referral facility is NC State in Raleigh!
End of Life Care
Handling the care for an aging or terminally ill animal is a complex situation with many difficult decisions. Allow our trained staff to help ease your stress and your pets discomfort with animal hospice care. So, when and if the time comes, we can be there to help your pet transition with peace and dignity with their family.
Pain Management and Rehabilitation
Minimizing the pain your pet endures after an acute injury or from a chronic condition is a goal for some of our furry clients. Using multiple treatment modalities including medications, dietary alterations, corrective equipment, chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, or the use of a therapy laser are all options to help your injured or painful pet. Allow us to tailor a custom treatment plan for your furry pal.
Veterinary Chiropractic Services
What is Chiropractic Medicine?
Chiropractic Medicine is the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders through the manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine. Widely accepted for use in human medicine, chiropractic services are now available to our pets.
Who is a Veterinary Chiropractor?
In North Carolina, a veterinary chiropractor is a veterinarian that has completed a rigorous, nationally recognized training program to become certified in chiropractic medicine.
Dr. Stumph is the only veterinary chiropractor based in northeast NC.
What are the Benefits?
As a compliment to traditional treatments, chiropractic adjustments seek to reduce pain and improve functionality of acutely or chronically injured patients. Purr-fect for owners looking for a drug-free alternative.
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM)
Acupuncture is the pricking of skin or tissues with needles to help alleviate pain and to help various other acute and chronic conditions. Acupuncture is generally pain free and offers a another treatment option for pet owners.
Another aspect of TCVM is the use of herbals. These products are used to help alleviate imbalances in your pet's constitution and improve their overall health and well-being.
Western medicine and eastern medicine both have their strengths and their weaknesses. A patient with FFVH will be able to take advantage of both! Having more treatment and diagnostic options offer you more choices in the care of your pet.
What is TCVM?