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Summer Fun and Safety for Pets

Summer is underway, and it's warm out in Cape Carteret. Chances are, we are all looking forward to spending some time outside enjoying the sunshine and longer days. Many of us are going to head outdoors with our pets. Here are a few ways you can include your dog in...

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Keeping Your Pet Calm on the Fourth of July

Fourth of July means fireworks displays. While we humans understand and expect all of the bangs and booms that come with this, our pets do not. The typical noises of the holiday are often terrifying for animals. But don't worry—Island Pet Veterinary Hospital has got...

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Is the Dog Park Right For Your Dog?

Dogs are social creatures that thrive when given the opportunity to be active, both physically and mentally. If you’ve ever come home from a long day at work to a raided trashcan or chewed-up shoes, it might be because your dog is bored and lacking...

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10 Health Tips for Senior Cats

At Island Pet Veterinary Hospital, we care for animals in all stages of their lives. From a brand new kitten to an aging senior cat, we're here to walk through life with your furry friends. As your cat enters his or her golden years, their health needs...

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Providing quality, compassionate care for the pets of Cape Carteret.

Island Pet Veterinary Hospital is committed to becoming the most trusted and respected pet care provider in our community.


209 WB McLean Dr.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
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Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm
Sunday: Closed


Phone: (252) 702-8299
Fax: (252) 631-0383
Email: michelle@islandpetvethospital.com

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