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Who We Are

A few words about us...

The Trusted Resource for Beaufort and Carteret County Vet Care!

When it comes to veterinary care in Beaufort and Carteret County, you have lots of choices. What you’ll only get with us is a personal connection that makes you feel like part of the family.

That’s because we base our care on treating others as we would like to be treated. For you, this means open, honest communication. For your pet, it means toys, treats, and gentle, reassuring touches.
You see, at Live Oak Veterinary Hospital, our goal is to become more than just your pet’s doctor. We want to become your trusted partner; your invaluable resource; a shoulder to lean on, and an ear to listen.

We want visits to your local Beaufort and Carteret County vet to be a positive experience – something your best friend not only tolerates, but actually looks forward to. As a result, the level of care we deliver is simply second to none.

Whether you’re new to the Carteret County or Beaufort area, recently adopted a new pet or you’re tired of being treated like just another number, give us a try. We’re confident that once you’ve experienced individualized health care with a warm, personal touch, you’ll want to partner with us for life.

Call your Beaufort and Carteret County veterinarian today, or better yet – stop by and visit! We can’t wait to meet you!

  • They Like Our Service

    What our clients have to say...

    • Justin MainJustin Main

      Great doctor and staff . Very accommodating for my 224lb English mastiff who is fearful. Extremely knowledgeable about all animals. Great prices. Very fair and very honest . Dr Lloyd is very patient with her patients and there humans :). She also removed a major tumor from my guinie pig. Big or small she fixed them all. My dog likes going there and although fearful he does pretty good compared to going anywhere else . I highly ,highly recommend this office. We have the best experience every time we go . My dog who doesn’t like anyone likes going there . Definitely a five star establishment

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    • Wendy Edwards DoublesWendy Edwards Doubles

      The expertise...dedication...warmth and so much more.
      EXACTLY, what we need when we bring our 4-legged family for care

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    • Robin Russell HeldRobin Russell Held

      Doc Susan Loyd & her staff have provided 18 yrs of great care for all 3 of our pups. They follow up with a call to check on us all. Dog "Bandit" actually enjoys going for his Doctor visits!

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    • Jimmy WoodallJimmy Woodall

      These folks are nice to deal with and do a good job in my opinion.

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    • Sandy LandstromSandy Landstrom

      Love Dr. Lloyd at saw her at the emergency vet with Vito but we loved her compassion and bedside manner through his last week.

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    • Betty P.Betty P.

      We LOVE Live Oak and Dr. Lloyd! I took our Welsh Terrier, Noki, to Live Oak a couple of years ago when she was having skin issues when we were at Atlantic... Read More

    • Angela DorriesAngela Dorries

      Cholia the chihuahua was attacked by two unmonitored Mastiffs and Dr. Susan saved her leg! Cho was rushed to Beaufort immediately and Susan dropped what she was doing to assist in a time of need. The hospital is a clean and updated facility, which I would highly recommend her services!

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