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213 Commerce Ave. Morehead City, NC 28557


DeAnne Hawkes
Practice Manager


Registered Veterinary Technician

Stephanie, who is North Carolina born and raised, started working with us in September of 2011. She graduated from the Veterinary Medical Technology program at Central Carolina Community College in August of 2010. She lives in Emerald Isle with her boyfriend, Winston, and their boxer mix, Lucy. They spend most of their free time on the water. They enjoy going to the beach, tournament fishing, and taking boat rides exploring local islands.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jenna moved here in May 2017 from central New York after graduating from SUNY Delhi with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She lives in Newport with her boyfriend, Zac. They have 2 pitbull mixes, Gunner and Roo, and a cat named Curly. In their free time they like to go to the beach and find new hiking trails to take their dogs to.


Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Christie moved to North Carolina in October of 2017 with her boyfriend, who is active duty Coast Guard. She is originally from North Florida, but has fallen in love with the Crystal Coast. She has grown up around animals, including dogs, cats, horses, and cows. Zeus, her German Shepherd, loves chasing birds on the beach and playing with his favorite toy, a tennis ball. Christie enjoys fishing, going to the beach and hunting with her boyfriend.


Veterinary Assistant

Kacee is originally from Indiana but moved to North Carolina on military orders with her husband, Steven, who is currently stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. She is going to school through Purdue University to receive her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology and plans to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She lives in Havelock with her husband and their dogs, Pitch and Nala, as well as their cat, Milo. Their favorite pastimes include watching movies, going for hikes and playing fetch with the pups. They enjoy exploring the various locations the Marine Corps takes them.


Veterinary Assistant

Natalie is from the small town of Oakland, MD where she lived on her family’s farm. She attended Alderson Broaddus University in Phillipi, WV and graduated with a bachelors degree in biology. She worked at Countryside Animal Hospital and Frank Arnold Contractors for 6 years until she moved to NC to be with her husband who is in the Marines. Her passions include anything that has to do with animals. She loves riding horses, fishing, kayaking, and camping.


Veterinary Assistant

Brittany moved to North Carolina from Vermont in 2012 when she left human healthcare to pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine. She lives with her husband, Zack, their plethora of Boxers, and a Boston Terrier. She enjoys living on the coast, and spends the majority of her free time at the beach, on the water, or volunteering for two local rescues.

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