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We Welcome Your Pets

Premier Veterinary Care, Dental Care and Boarding in Pinehurst, Whispering Pines, Vass, Aberdeen and Southern Pines NC

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Learn About Us

Welcome to Pinehurst Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic, the premier Small Animal Veterinary Hospital, boarding and dog daycare facility serving Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Whispering Pines, Aberdeen, and Vass NC. Our 4 amazing veterinarians are available in your neighborhood to care for your beloved dog or cat and guide you on their well-being. Our services include comprenhensive veterinary care from the first pediatric/ puppy visit through the senior stages of your dog or cat's life, emphasizing client education, preventative care, dental care and surgery. We want to help your pets live the longest and healthiest lives possible. We love being a part of the Sandhills community of animal lovers, and believe in leaving a small footprint on the earth — and huge paw prints in your hearts.

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Pinehurst Animal Hospital  provides a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external veterinary laboratories. We also work closely with local specialty veterinary practices when special diagnostic procedures are required.  Our Veterinary facility in Pinehurst includes a well stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house digital x-ray capabilities, in-house ultrasound, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor climate controlled boarding kennels and runs with several large exercise yards. Our special feline boarders are housed in their own area of the hospital away from all dogs.

At Pinehurst Animal Hospital we strive to not only offer sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she is not feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friends happy and healthy.

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Convenient Location

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Pinehurst Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic is conveniently located off of Midland road 1 mile from the traffic circle overlooking the beautiful Longleaf Golf Course and across from Mid South Golf Club.  Our location is perfect for people living in Southern Pines, Whispering Pines, Pinehurst, and Aberdeen NC. 

Our practice is on Doctor Neal Rd off of Midland road. We are located very near Carolina Eye and Ironwood Cafe. We are only minutes from First Health Moore Regional Hospital and the shopping in Pinehurst and Southern Pines NC.  Look for the Sign on Midland road or give us a call if you need assistance.

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Know that your dog or cat is happy, comfortable and safe at Pinehurst Animal Hospital in Southern Pines/ Pinehurst NC. Click to learn more about our veterinary supervised boarding which includes large kennels and luxury suites for dogs and condos for cats in a separate area of the hospital. Being pet parents ourselves we understand the need for doggy daycare which includes pre-approved, supervised play time according to the pet's size.

Pet Portal

  • Access your pet's medical records

  • Print pet ID cards with vaccination information

  • Receive email and text message reminders

  • View upcoming appointments or request an appointment

  • Access our library of valuable pet health information

Home Delivery

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Did you know you can purchase your pet’s medications and nutrition products in our online store and have them delivered right to your front door? Click on the image above to go to our online store.

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Pinehurst Animal Hospital News

Dr Tony Ioppolo, a well known local veterinarian, bought Pinehurst Animal Hospital in Southern Pines after the practice he worked in was sold to Banfield, a large corporation.  He knew that his beloved clients and all the pets of the Southern Pines and Pinehurst area deserved personalized, local, hands on care that cannot be given by a corporation. LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED TO BETTER SERVE YOU AND YOUR PET

We now have a new state of the art ultrasound to better diagnose your pet Click here for more info!

Home delivery of your Pet's medications. Click here

$25 off Dental cleanings during the months of January, April, July and October!

Log on to our online Pet Portal to access all you pet's vaccine information, schedule appointments, request refills, print pet ID cards and more. Click here for more information

Come tour our new luxury dog boarding suites. Know that your pets will be pampered and relaxed while you are away.

We are starting a series of "How To" videos. These will include: Ear cleaning, nail trimming, administering sub Q fluids, teeth brushing, microchipping and more. Click here to go to our video channel!

We have recently upgraded our In house laboratory/ blood machines to the latest and greatest for your pet's diagnostic care! Idexx makes great equipment.

Now offering IRAP (interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein) Therapy for chronic as well as acute joint disease. 

We have upgraded our digital dental xray system to better serve your pets during a dental cleaning.

We have expanded from 4 examination rooms to 6 exam rooms as well as added a new bathroom for your comfort.

We would like to welcome Dr Behrmann to our team of amazing veterinarians. She will join Dr Ioppolo and Dr Means as full time Veterinarians at our Pinehurst practice.  Click to see our staff page!

We are always trying to improve our hospital... so now we are doing a treatment room expansion to better serve your pet and our staff. 

Questions about spaying or neutering, toxic plants, peeing outside of litter box... Click for frequently asked questions

We recently finished a large treatment room expansion which will allow us to better treat and monitor your pets/ our patients while they are with us. Ask us for a tour!

We would like to welcome Dr Wilkinson to our team of amazing veterinarians. She will join Dr Ioppolo, Dr Means, and Dr Behrmann as full time Veterinarians at our Pinehurst practice.  Click to see our staff page!

We would like to welcome Dr Dana Means to our amazing team of veterinarians.  She will join Dr Ioppolo, Dr Means, Dr Behrmann, and Dr Wilkinson at our Pinehurst practice. Dr Dana may have the same last name as Dr Pamela Means, but their is no relation. Dr Dana Means will go by Dr Dana and Dr Pamela Means will continue to go by Dr Means. 

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Services We Provide

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Dental Cleanings

The professional dentistry services at Pinehurst Animal Hospital are designed for your pet's oral health. We offer both routine preventative care to remove plaque and tartar, as well as advanced treatments for existing oral conditions along with modern digital dental radiography. we have you covered whether you’re stopping in for an annual dental exam and cleaning, or your pet needs more advanced dental procedures. Dental services include the use of a safe anesthetic and constant monitoring to ensure patient safety. We perform dentals Monday- Friday.  We also feel so strongly about dog and cat dental cleanings that we offer a DENTAL SPECIAL of $25 off during the months of January, April, July and October !!  Click here for more information.

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Wellness Exams

Even when your pet is healthy, veterinary Wellness Exams are vital. When treated early, there are issues that can be quickly and cheaply solved, which is why we’re committed to practicing preventative care at Pinehurst Animal Hospital. Contact us or click here to learn more about our services and how you can help make a difference in the life of your pet.

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We understand your concern about bringing a family member in for surgery. At Pinehurst Animal Hospital we are pet owners too, and have all had to experience the uneasiness of surgery on our own beloved companions.  With this in mind is why we go out of our way to ensure that every procedure performed in our hospital is as stress-free as possible and held to the highest standards. You can rest assured that your best friend will be in excellent hands at Pinehurst Animal Hospital. Click here for more information on surgery. 

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Internal Medicine

At Pinehurst Animal Hospital we take pride in getting to the root of the problem and not just treating the signs.  Our doctors are well trained in internal medicine and continually take additional courses to stay up to date. Click here for more information.



The Pinehurst Animal Hospital team is committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients, while providing exceptional service to our clients. We are proud to be a locally owned business and promise to always treat you and your pets like family in a professional, ethical and compassionate environment. Our goal is to maximize the health, happiness and longevity of your pets through client education and personalized care.

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Hospital Hours

Come Visit

Mon: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:30pm

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Patient Testimonials

Client Feedback

If you want to get an idea of the experiences that our clients have had with our services, read to see what they’ve had to say. At Pinehurst Animal Hospital we work hard to make sure your pet receives only the best care possible. Let us know what you thought about our services and see why the majority of our clients become regulars after just one visit.

Click below leave us a google review, Yelp review, Yahoo review, or Facebook review.   We appreciate your willingness to share your thoughts with us, and thank you for your feedback. Please also feel free to  call us if we can be of further assistance or if you would like to share your thoughts in person.

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"Dr Tony is without question the most professional, thorough, compassionate, veterinarian I have had the good fortune to find to treat our golden retrievers. If I could give him six stars here I would"

Gerald Owens

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