We're pleased to offer the following services at Caring Hands

Caring Hands Animal Hospital is a full service establishment for small and large animals. We treat cats, dogs, goats, horses, and more! Come by today or give us a call for more information.

Immunization and Wellness Care

We strive to prevent illness whenever possible. The time and effort invested in wellness programs has rewards for both pets and owners. Our wellness programs are designed specifically for your pet and include: Comprehensive physical exam; internal parasite testing; heartworm and flea control; vaccination program; spay and neuter package and specialized blood tests for all life stages.

Advanced and Routine Surgery


Our doctors are trained and prepared to offer the latest in both common and advanced procedures offered in the modern veterinary medical industry. 

Just a few main surgeries we offer:

-FHO (Femoral Head Osteotomy)              - Entropion                                                                         -Ovario-hysterectomy (Spay) and Neuter (Castration)

-Fracture Repair (Internal fixation)             -Enucleation                                                                       -P.E.C.A (Partial Ear Canal Ablations) 

-Lateral Suture/CCL (ACL) Repair               -Cherry Eye Repair                                                            -Amputations

-Splenectomy                                                -Hernia Repair (Both traumatic/non-traumatic)          -Colo-rectalpexy (Rectal Prolapse Internal Repair)

-Cystotomy                                                   -GDV/ Prophylactic Incisional Gastropexy                    

-Urethrotomy                                                -Traumatic Wound Repair 

-Intestinal surgery                                         -Emergency Surgeries

-Cholecystectomy                                       -Artificial insemination (both surgical and non-surgical) 

-Oncologic Surgery                                      -Cesarean Section (C-section) and perinatal care

Dental Care


Regular professional cleaning is important to maintaining your pet's teeth. We use a modern and safe ultrasonic scaler to clean each tooth thoroughly - above and below the gum line. Veterinarian Assistants clean teeth to a smooth, lustrous tooth surface more resistant to plaque buildup.

In-House Diagnostic Laboratory


We offer full service, in-house laboratory services including the complete IDEXX lineup of modern bench-top analyzers. 

In-House Tests we offer include: 

CBC (complete blood count)                                         Giardia 

Chemistry panels                                                             Parvo Virus

Urinalysis                                                                           Histopathology and Biopsy (through send-out to IDEXX pathology lab)

Thyroid testing                                                                 Progesterone (ovulation predictability) testing.

Bile Acids                                                                           Feline Triple/Common feline viral testing

Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's Disease).                 Allergy Testing (Through VARYL Labs)

Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease)                  Culture and Susceptibility testing (Through IDEXX)


Fully Stocked Pharmacy

We stock a wide range of the best veterinary drugs in the animal healthcare field.

Emergency, Critical Care, and Hospitalization

We offer robust hospitalization, emergency and critical care services at Caring Hands. We routinely manage the most severe cases in our hospital and are able to offer top-level care of some of the most advanced diseases right here in Sampson County. We have veterinary assistants dedicated solely to our critical hospitalized patients that oversee cases directed by our doctors. 

Obstetrics and Peri-Natal Care

At Caring Hands, we are pleased to offer advanced obstetrics and peri-natal care. We perform thousands of artificial inseminations and caesarian sections every year. Our experienced team of both doctors and nurses work very hard to get both the mother and the puppies through the procedure in their most critical moments of life.


Radiology – or X-rays – help our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular (cardiopulmonary), gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems. We use one of the industries finest digital units.


We offer access to ultrasonography, a tool that both veterinarians and physicians alike use on a daily basis to get an in-depth view into our patients' bodies and aid in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. We offer services both in-house and outpatient services through Dr. Sloan Turner, DVM, BS, DACVR who is a board-certified radiologist in our network of specialists that we prefer to refer to. 


Pets are like our children – we feed, nurture and lavish attention on them. Our highly qualified kennel attendants do the same when you can't be there. We provide tender loving care (such as brushing and cuddling), and supervised outdoor playtime to keep them happy and active. Our facility is well heated and air conditioned.


Treat your pet to a luxurious bath. Our special, cleansing baths remove dirt, debris and that doggie pet odor – your pet will feel fresh and revitalized. If scratching is a problem, our medicated baths contain soothing agents that stop the itching. Additional services are available including nail trim and ear cleaning.

Grief Counseling Service

Unfortunately, in all medical fields, death is a factor that can't be escaped. During this time pet owners and veterinarians grieve together. We now offer grief counseling service for clients to consult when needed. Mrs. Sarah Hesketh, our grief counselor, worked for many years as a labor and delivery nurse and grief counselor at Sampson Regional Medical Center. She has a passion for extending love and support to people in the worst times of their lives. If you or a loved one needs to discuss with Mrs. Hesketh, please contact the staff at Caring Hands for contact information.  


Office Hours


7:30 AM-12:00 PM

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7:30 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM-5:30 PM


7:30 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM-5:30 PM


7:30 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM-5:30 PM


7:30 AM-12:00 PM

2:00 PM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-11:00 AM