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Serving the Outer Banks of North Carolina With High Quality Veterinarian Services For over 25 Years!

In 1988 the Animal Hospital of Nags Head was built by Dr. Barrett Welch, as a result of an inspired vision to bring a higher level of quality Veterinary care to the Outer Banks.  At this state of the art facility, our  care extends beyond just that of the pet, but to their families as well.  Our focus is to provide the very best in Veterinary care in a modern, clean, safe and caring environment. Our services include wellness visits, vaccinations, dentistry and an array of surgeries, including both soft tissue and specialized orthopedic procedures. We provide an in-house lab for blood work, digital radiology, an on site Pharmacy, Video Endoscope and Otoscopic, and a Full  Service Boarding Facility. In addition, we provide another Facility located in Avon that is open five afternoons each week. Out of town? Consider our facility to be your pets home away from home!

Clean and Modern Facilities Offering A Full Range of Services Including:



Full Service Boarding

In House Lab


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We Have Full Line of High Quality Pet Products To Keep Your Furry Friend Healthy and Happy!

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