Becky Holt hugs Raliegh, her 3 year old, 85 pound LAPradore!
Raleigh thinks he's more of a lap dog then a retriever.
Meet Sully Starkey - a handsome 4 year old Great Dane.
Sully is a true Gentle Giant - as are so many Danes. Here, he shows us how when he wants a drink of water, he gets it from the same place we do - the faucet.
"Cash" Parker strikes a pose with Holly as they relax after finishing with Cash's annual heath examination.
Sara McCown starts off our 2012 Pet of the Month with a beautiful smile as she hugs her pup Essie Mae, a 3 year old Yorkie Poo who's pretty face can melt your heart!
Mandi and Caroline pose with Mandi's two holiday pups - Darby (pom) and Echo
Here Betsy Jones holds her new 2 month old Yorkie "Bailey".
And here they are 7 months later stopping by to say hello and for Bailey to recieve her Lyme booster. What a beautiful pair they make!
Carol Perry LOVES her Poms! Here Carol is hugging "Manny", one of her two new additions to the family. "Gigi" is a beautiful 11/2 year old female Pom who's waiting at home for her "brother".
Meet Roo Kelly! A 6 year old 125 pound Blue Merle Great Dane who is as regal as she is gentle. Roo came to our clinic for the first time in July with a diagnosis of bone cancer in her leg. Sadly, to save her, the leg had to be amputated.
Here she is recieving her follow-up chemo therapy to keep the cancer from spreading. We just LOVE when Roo visits us!
Kitty Burke proudly shows off the newest addition to her family. A 5 month old Bichon-Poo named "Otis". Otis has no idea just how lucky he is! Congratulations Kitty!
"Donald" Croswait gets lots of hugs from his loving family!
Donald is a Jumbo Peking duck who presnted with a fracture of his femur
Meet Queen "Olivia" Otte. Olivia is visiting for a recheck after having her knee repaired by orthopedic surgeon, Buck Clark. Here she hides under the safety of her mom and chair after Dr Grossman's examination.
"GiGi" Sullivan strikes a pose in the arms of proud "momma" Amy. GiGi doesn't know it but she found herself in the home of one of the nicest Weimaraner-loving famies with getting to spoiled as one of her biggest concerns!
Tom White poses proudly with new friend "Hunny Bunny" - a handsome 2 year old Persian Tom rescued.
What a smile! Owner Mabel Hathaway smiles proudly as her new young Schnoodle, "Stella" strikes a pose.
Tom Krauss (left) cuddles "Hattie", the new family pet. Although Tom's always been a Lab guy, "Hattie" captured his heart, as she did the rest of the Krauss family.
Meet "Lacey" the Wonder dog!
Lacey Gardner, an 8 year old Lhasa Apso, poses with mom Georgia, during a recheck appointment. Lacey was diagnosed and almost died a year and a half ago, from Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia. this is a life threatening disease where her own immune system attacked and destroyed her red blood cells.
With a lot of work, and a lot of love, Lacey is as happy as she's ever been - and so BTW, is mom! (-:
Meet the Hadley's. This wonderful family from up state New York, recently became residents of Ocracoke. Mom, Krystine and two daughters await an appointment in Ocracoke to have their critters, "Hoss" and Chloe" (Bull Mastiffs), "Saphire" the kitty, and Ginger the goat, be seen by Dr Grossman.
Porky sits proudly by his owner, Arthur Fuller. Arthur won a state-of-the-art Dyson Ball vaccuum cleaner compliments of Novartis. June and July were Heartworm prevention months here at the clinic and Novartis picked Arthur's name from a huge pile of names who purchased Sentinel Heartworm and Flea prevention during those months.
Fred and Sandy Bamonte cuddle with their new family member "Belle". Belle joined the Bamonte's a few months ago and now knows just how wonderful life can be! Lucky Dog!
Irene and daughter Christina Puswald pose with "Holly" whom they adopted from our clinic a few years ago. Irene, hubby Frank and family have been vacationing here on the Outer Banks from New York for over 20 years. They met us in 1993 when Dr Grossman came in on emergency for their beloved Labrodore "Sunny", who was hit by a car in Kitty Hawk. Sunny went on to live a long, very spoiled, and happy life!
Jamie Holcomb (below left) struggles to hold up the new family member, 9 week old Deco, as big sister Jordan poses with them.
Deco is a cream Golden Retriever that will soon weight more then either of its "sisters".
Meet Kessey Walton. Kessy suffered a severe bout of vestibular disease. And at 14 years old, she's back in the baby carriage for her office visit during her recovery. Kessey's getting stronger every day and should be back on her feet in no time!
Meet Annie Hooper. What a gal! Annie has a heart of pure gold and has never met an enemy. She has battled and beaten pericardial effussion several times and still has the energy of a young buck. Annie's love for life is matched only by her owner's love for her.
Here Annie takes time out to befriend a beautiful Robin that pearched on her window sill.
Theadore (Teddy) Swisstack loves to be hugged by mom Nancy. When we met Teddy he could barely keep his eyes open becuae of a genetic defect. After corrective surgery, he loves looking at everyone he licks. We love you Teddy - even if you are from New Jersey! (-:
"Sadie" Kimble finds comfort with dad Shane's touch as she visits for her annual physical exam vaccinations. Sadie underwent bilateral knee surgery in October of 2009. Although she is close to 100%, Sadie gets monthly Adequan (a natural glycosaminoglycan) injections to keep both knees moving freely.
Below, our clinic four legged tech "Jessa" gives a gentle sniff and a nudge to one of Tilly Greskevitch's pups of Lighthouse Labs out of Roper NC. This pup is only minutes old after a successful C-section on Tilly delivered six healthy beautiful pups.
There's just something about Poms. Here "Misty" Moreland cuddles next to mom Kim. Misty is only 3 months old and has already captured our hearts. What a cutie!!!