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Welcome to Blue Ridge Veterinary Clinic
Banner Elk, NC
Call us at 828-963-6641
Looking for high quality veterinary care? Call us today!
The Blue Ridge Veterinary Clinic is a very personal, well-established practice dedicated to one-on-one interaction with you and your beloved pet. Dr. Gail C. Hoyme is a North Carolina licensed veterinarian and has been treating companion animals in the High Country for over 20 years. We are a full service veterinary clinic where we handle all aspects of pet health including wellness visits, preventative medicine, vaccinations, dental and surgical procedures in a comfortable family friendly environment. Dr. Hoyme especially enjoys diagnostics, soft-tissue surgery, dermatology, and internal medicine, as well as the joy of introducing your new puppy or kitten to quality, loving veterinary care designed to keep your new pet healthy & happy and unafraid of veterinary care for the rest of their lives! Your pet's health & well being is very important to us and a close relationship with our clients and their furry family is our goal.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals often involves providing lifelong nutritional counseling and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 828-963-6641 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinary office on Highway 105 South in Foscoe is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for High Country pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Blue Ridge Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Gail Hoyme
| Blue Ridge Veterinary Clinic | 828-963-6641
106 Clubhouse Drive
Banner Elk, NC 28604-8824
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