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Do you need someone to look after your pet the next time you leave town? Could your animal friend use a pampering session?

Why not trust the skilled, compassionate team at Live Oak Veterinary Hospital? Our full service boarding includes luxury accommodations, delicious meals, daily exercise and lots of TLC from our loving staff. Meanwhile, our professional grooming services will have your animal friend looking and feeling great!


The boarding facility at Live Oak Veterinary Hospital is designed to provide a comfortable, enjoyable stay. Your best friend will be cared for by a friendly face he or she is already familiar with while you are away.

Boarding guests enjoy a number of amenities:

  • Individual housing
  • Temperature-controlled
  • Daily exercise
  • Safe, sanitary enclosures
  • Access to fresh water
  • Clean bedding
  • Separate cat/dog areas
  • We can administer any medication or special care your pet needs

Traveling can be nerve-wracking enough without worrying about how your pet is doing in your absence. Our boarding services will provide the peace of mind you need to enjoy your time away.

Live Oak Veterinary Hospital

Business Hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Later hours available by appointment

If you have an emergency after hours or during the holidays please contact:
Emergency Pet Service of Carteret/Craven County
118 E Main St, Havelock, NC 28532
(252) 444-1399

Elizabeth L.

We were on vacation at Harkers Island when our Diesel became extremely ill. As my dogs are my children I wanted the best emergency care I could find. After... Read More

Sasha E.

Dr. Lloyd and the entire staff at Live Oak are absolutely wonderful. Our beloved cat was very sick with cancer and they were all so kind and helpful during... Read More