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Paws & Claws Animal Hospital

5333 Oleander Drive Wilmington, NC 28403

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Animal Hospital in Wilmington, NC

 Paws & Claws Animal Hospital is the Premier Exotic Pet Vet in Wilmington, NC!

Animal Hospital Wilmington, NC The veterinarians at Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, Dr. Sam Smith and Dr. Stephen Anderson, have a combined total of 23 years of veterinary medical experience.  They have the knowledge and expertise to give your precious pets the quality medical care they deserve! Whether it be your dog, cat, bird, reptile, or even possum or ferret, they will take special care to make sure your pet’s visit is comforting and effective.

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital has been serving the Wilmington, NC community for years. In that time, they have acquired a great reputation for the outstanding service and care that they provide to all types of animals. To give your pet the health care they deserve, consider our animal hospital for all of their appointments.

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital is able to provide several veterinary services to the coastal North Carolina area that had not been available, or had been only partially available.  They are the exclusive exotic pet vet in the area! In addition to medical care, they also act as an outstanding dog boarding facility.

Remember that Paws & Claws Animal Hospital offers more than just routine pet care. We are proud to be an emergency animal hospital for urgent health issues with your pet. Our skilled veterinarian staff is very knowledgeable and can take care of a variety of pets. We are also proud to provide dog boarding kennels when an owner is out of town. To learn more about dog boarding through us, please see below on this page or contact us directly with questions.

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital is the leading animal hospital for exotic pets in the area. While they also tend to common pets such as cats and dogs, their specialty is with exotic pets. All pets deserve quality medical care from an animal hospital you can trust. At Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, your pets are treated just like the staff would treat their own pets. If you would like more information on the services offered at the animal hospital, simply call today.

If your pet needs their yearly checkup or isn't feeling well, this is the animal hospital to bring them to. Exotic Pet Vet Wilmington, NC Your pet will receive quality care and attention from the staff of the animal hospital each and every time they are there.

Also offering professional dog boarding services.

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital has become the trusted facility for the Wilmington, NC area. Animal lovers bring their pets in to see us from all around the region. Our animal hospital is built on trusted service as well as great animal care. When your pet needs to visit a vet, remember Paws & Claws Animal Hospital of Wilmington, NC for all of their medical needs.

For common household pets, there is no better animal hospital in the Wilmington community. If you have an exotic animal, you'll be happy to know that we also serve as an exotic pet vet for animals that aren't your typical, everyday pets.


Going out of town and need a trustworthy place to keep your pet? At Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, they also provide pet boarding services, including cat boarding, exotic pet boarding, and dog boarding.  Give them a call at (910) 399-3788 to ask them about boarding for your pet.

Many of the loyal clients at Paws & Claws Animal Hospital have also trusted them with dog boarding. If you're planning a trip out of town and aren't sure who will watch over your dog, Paws & Claws Animal Hospital is a clean and safe environment that is proud to deliver the best care possible for your dog. At reasonable rates, there's no reason not to choose Paws & Claws Animal Hospital for dog boarding each and every time you leave town.

Dog Boarding Wilmington, NC Their dog boarding services go above and beyond what a traditional dog boarder offers. To ensure your pet is taken care of in the best way possible, leave them with Paws & Claws Animal Hospital. Your pet will get the love and attention they deserve while you are away

Veterinarian Services

Paws & Claws Animal Hospital offers high-quality veterinarian services for your cats and dogs, and they even offer exotic pet vet services! Dr. Sam and Dr. Stephen are able to perform more advanced procedures as well, including orthopedic procedures, and even oral procedures.  If you are going out of town, call us about our dog boarding services.

Our veterinary services are perfect for dogs, cats, and other types of common household pets. We also specialize in exotic animals as well. By operating as an exotic pet vet, we are able to set our facility apart from the competition in the Wilmington region. Our animal hospital serves a wide range of different animals in need.

 Our Veterinarian Services Include:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Soft Tissue & Orthopedic Services
  • Exotic Pet Vet Services
  • Care for Injured Wildlife

Dr. Sam has over 16 years of experience in veterinarian dentistry, with training from board certified veterinary dentists and oral surgeons.

As Wilmington’s Premier Exotic Pet Vet, our Animal Hospital Specializes in the Care of Exotic Pets.  Dr. Stephen’s special interests include exotic animal medicine (including wildlife), surgery, and oncology. If you are searching for a trusted animal hospital near the Wilmington, NC region, choose Paws & Claws Animal Hospital for your pet!

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Products & Services

Exotic Pet Vet Service, Cat Vet, Dog Vet, Veterinarian Surgery, Veterinarian Dentistry, Veterinarian Oncology, Veterinarian Radiology, Veterinarian Care, Veterinarian Hospital, Animal Hospital, Dog Boarding, Cat Boarding, Exotic Pet Boarding, Wild Life Care.

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Areas Served

  • Acme
  • Antioch
  • Armour
  • Atkinson
  • Baltimore
  • Batarora
  • Bayshore
  • Bell Swamp
  • Bells Crossroads
  • Belville
  • Bishop
  • Boiling Springs Lakes
  • Bolton
  • Brown Town
  • Buckhead
  • Burgaw
  • Byrdville
  • Carolina Beach
  • Carvers
  • Castle Hayne
  • Caswell Beach
  • Cedar Hill
  • Colly
  • Coolvale
  • Council
  • Currie
  • Delco
  • East Arcadia
  • Eastbrook
  • Edgecombe
  • Eliah
  • Ezzelltown
  • Fort Fisher
  • Freeman
  • Funston
  • Goose Hollow
  • Gooseneck
  • Half Hell
  • Hampstead
  • Harrells
  • Henrytown
  • Highsmith
  • Hightsville
  • Honey Island
  • Hooper Hill
  • Ivanhoe
  • Kelly
  • Kendall Chapel
  • Kerr
  • Kings Grant
  • Kings Landing
  • Kirkland
  • Kure Beach
  • Lake Sutton
  • Lanvale
  • Leland
  • Lennon Crossroads
  • Little Kelly
  • Long Creek
  • Long View
  • Maco
  • Masonboro
  • Middle River
  • Mill Creek
  • Montague
  • Mooretown
  • Murphytown
  • Murraysville
  • Myrtle Grove
  • Navassa
  • Newtons Crossroads
  • Northwest
  • Oak Island
  • Penderlea
  • Phoenix
  • Piney Wood
  • Plear
  • Point Caswell
  • Prosper
  • Rabontown
  • Reb Kee
  • Rhyne Crossroads
  • Ricefield
  • Riegelwood
  • Rocky Point
  • Rowan
  • Russells Creek
  • Sandy Creek
  • Scotts Hill
  • Sea Breeze
  • Shaken
  • Shelter Neck
  • Silver Lake
  • Six Forks
  • Skippers Corner
  • Sloop Point
  • Smith Creek
  • Smith Crossroads
  • Smith Island
  • Southport
  • Spring HIll
  • St Helena
  • Stag Park
  • Still Bluff
  • Suburb
  • Sunset Harbor
  • Supply
  • Surf City
  • Tomahawk
  • Topsail
  • Topsail Beach
  • Topsail Sound
  • Town Creek
  • Twin Oak
  • Vista
  • Walkers
  • Wallace
  • Watha
  • West Onslow Beach
  • Westbrook
  • White Stocking
  • Wilmington
  • Wilmington Beach
  • Windemere
  • Winnabow
  • Woodside
  • Wrightsboro
  • Wrightsville Beach
  • Zara

Brands Carried

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