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Dental Is Different With Us

Our standard of care means an initial set of x-rays for your dog, at NO additional cost to you.

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New clients receive $25 off their first visit!

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Partners of
Boxer Butts
and Other Mutts

We are proud to provide rescue pets the expert care they need before they head to their forever homes!

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Putting Pets First

Caring for your pets as if they were our own.

Welcome To Haywood Animal Hospital

Haywood Animal Hospital is a locally-owned, full-service animal hospital and surgery center in Hendersonville, NC. We strive to offer the highest quality medicine and surgery for your pets, and we pride ourselves on taking the time to educate you, the pet parent, so that you are always able to make informed decisions.

Haywood Animal Hospital has been part of the Hendersonville community since 1984. We proudly serve Hendersonville, Mills River, Etowah, Flat Rock, Brevard, Arden, Fletcher and other surrounding areas.

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Why Us?

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    Knowledgeable Doctors

    Our doctors bring a combined 76 years of veterinary experience into one team that believes collaboration is the best approach to care for your pets.

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    Family-Owned

    In a sea of corporate veterinary practices, we are proud to be a family-run business where we recognize you for more than just a number.

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    Compassionate Staff

    It isn’t just a motto. Our patient staff is here to help our clients feel understood and cared for every single visit.

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    Low Stress Handling

    We believe that gaining trust is the first step. It is our belief that extra time and extra treats can help ensure that every cat or dog feels safe with us.

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Our Clients say...

Haywood Animal Hospital has been our family's "babies" doctors for over 20 years. You will never find a more caring vet. My dog LOVES going! They go above and beyond ensuring your pet gets the best medical attention.

Nancy H.

I have taken all of my cats here for years and wouldn't trust any place else. They have always put the care and comfort of their patients first.

Pamela L.

We were really impressed when entering the office. First off, it looked very clean and smelled wonderful, which can't be said about several veterinarian clinics we've been to. The staff were amazing: very friendly and attentive. They were so sweet to Cassie and took their time and explained everything that they were going to do for her, as well as all the upfront costs and all post treatments we needed to do when we got home. Dr. Jones was kind enough to contact us the next day about her previous lab work that had been done. So, all in all, a great first visit, and I'm glad we have found a wonderful new vet family for our furbaby.

Brenda H. (Google Review)

We’ve brought 3 of our pets here and absolutely adore the care that the vet team provides! Dr. Wilfert is amazing and clearly really cares for the pets that they see. We travel for a living, but they’ve been incredibly accommodating to our needs. We highly recommend this place to any pet parents seeking care for their babies! Thanks for all you do, Haywood!

Olivia R. (Google Review)

This was our first visit with our sick kitty. They could not have been any nicer. They definitely care about your fur babies. Very informative and diagnosed our kitty and gave us the antibiotics we needed and showed us how to administer the medication. Definitely our new vet from here on out. Dr. Jones was amazing. We highly recommend. Also. The staff was amazing as well. Thanks so much.

John B. (Google Review)

The docs & their staff are the best. Very personable, love the animals, and really care about the pet.. and their humans

Jen N. (Google Review)

Best vets ever. My dog is absolutely terrified of the vets. He loves the staff and I love them too. Best vet experience I ever had.

Sherrie L. (Google Review)

They are not only professional but they are very friendly. They really care about animals and explain in detail what is going to be done. I highly recommend this animal hospital.

Shawn M. (Google Review)

They helped save our new baby Bella! They were so sweet and so kind every single employee that worked there! Bella was in really bad shape when we arrived Bella had double ear infections one was so bad it turned into an abcess and had all kinds of infection coming out of her ears and matted so badly and they not only cured Bella they cut and shaved her to get all matted hair and infection off her ears! I just fostered to own but doctor really gave Bella a second chance at life and I will never be able to thank them enough for giving our Bella a second chance at life! We will always be a loyal customer for everything they did for Bella with no judgment on the way she looked! We are going to give Bella the life she deserves we love her already and can't imagine life without her now. She sleeps close to me every night And I love everything of it! A big thanks to Haywood Animal Hospital and everything they do out of love for animals! I will add a footnote when I remember my doctor that treated Bella because she is truly the BEST and deserves all the attention!

Tammy A. (Google Review)

Dr. Shoemake has been seeing my dog Mabel since we moved here and always provides excellent care. I recently adopted a second dog who has some anxiety that presents some challenges when bringing her to the vet, and all the staff has been incredibly kind and helpful when dealing with her. She has made tremendous progress because of the extra time they take with her and ways they ensure she is made comfortable during her visits, even during these curbside appointments. I am always impressed with how friendly all of the staff are, but I especially appreciate Jessica and Samantha.

Elizabeth N.
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