Care Credit

The Care Credit card helps you manage those unexpected expenses. Your qualifying purchases may be eligible for “No Interest” payment terms and with the instant credit application you can begin treatment on your pet before your card arrives in the mail.

Learn more and apply online at

Pet Insurance

Pawlicy Advisor is a great resource for you to shop pet insurance policies and select the plan that works best for you and your furry family.

What is Pet Insurance

ASPCA - The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The ASPCA works nationally to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters across the country.

ASPCA Poison Control Center

The best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435 . A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

Home Again

HomeAgain is a microchip that provides permanent, lifetime identification for your pet. No lost tags and collars, your pet’s information will be linked to a database to provide the best chance of a safe return should he become lost.

Pet Loss and Support

Losing your beloved pet can be as difficult an experience as losing a member of your family. We appreciate your need for compassion at this time of change and transition. We sincerely hope that these pages are helpful and comforting to you.

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal’s Pet Loss Support Hotline 1-877-474-3310

Day By Day Pet Caregiver Support

American Kennel Club
Pet Rescue Resources

Paw Prints Magazine offers a comprehensive list of shelters and rescues in the Wilmington area.

Coastal Animal Rescue Effort accepts stray and unwanted animals with serious medical needs. For more information click here.

The Ian Somerhaulder Foundation offers grants for urgent medical care and rescue care for injured animals.

Financial Assistance for Pet Care

Go Fund Me offers a free way to raise funds for emergency pet care or for that stray dog you found that needs treatment.

Animal Friends Rescue Project offers a list of financial assistance options when the care your pet needs is not in your immediate budget.

New Hanover County Sheriffs Department- Animal Services Unit

Click here to find out local laws pertaining to your pet animals, what to do in case of an animal bite and your licensing and vaccination requirements as a pet owner.

Carolinas Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic

Dr. Katherine Queck of Carolinas Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic provides advanced dental care on a referral basis at Atlantic Animal Hospital. For more information on Dr. Queck, her services or to make an appointment, visit her website at

Atlantic Animal Hospital in the News

Dr. Michele Rohrer discusses how to keep your pet safe when walking your do in the heat. WECT Article

Dr. Kara Duffy talks with Kirsten Gutierrez of WWAY on Canine Influenza and how to protect your pet. WWAY Video/Article

Dr. Duffy talks with Kim Ratcliff on things to consider before getting a pet for Christmas. WECT article.

Dr. Rohrer informs the community of the dangers of Leptospirosis. WECT article.

Atlantic Animal Hospital and Pet Care Resort was voted WWAY TV’s Best Vet in Wilmington. WWAY Best Vet Video

Our very own, Dr. Kara Duffy was featured in Wilma magazine’s 2nd annual Women to Watch for 2013. Check out this great article. Wilma’s Women to Watch for 2013

Thank you to the Encore voters! We were nominated 2014’s Best Veterinarian, Best Groomer and Best Place to Board Your Pet. Coastal Animal Rescue Effort was also nominated as the best Non-Profit.

Dingo’s amazing journey and his care at Atlantic Animal Hospital. Dingo’s Story

Dr. Rohrer is published in the International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine. Article

See what great things Atlantic Animal Hospital is doing to help the rescued pets of the Coastal Animal Rescue Effort. WECT

Dr. Duffy discusses heartworm disease, treatment and the importance of prevention. Article

Dr. Michele Rohrer provides information to help keep pets safe from snake bites. WECT

Dr. Michele Rohrer and Castille on WECT in the morning with Kim Ratcliff. WECT

Canines & Couture event sponsored by Atlantic Animal Hospital. Photo Montage

Dr. Parish and Andy on WECT in the morning with Kim Ratcliffe. WECT

Dr. Rohrer and black cats. WECT

Dr. Parish in “Finding the right animal companion in your twilight years”. Star News Online

Dr. Duffy in “There is more that comes with getting your child a pet for Christmas”. WECT

The dogs of Coastal Animal Rescue Effort and doctors and staff of Atlantic Animal Hospital take to the runway for a good cause. Canines & Couture