Welcome to Elkin Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Elkin, NC

Call us at (336) 835-1853

If you live in Elkin or the surrounding area in NC, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Debra Garing is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well-being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Because your pet deserves the very best care and treatment, make sure you come to Elkin Veterinary Hospital in Elkin, NC. We specialize in Minor to Major Procedures, Wellness/Preventative Care, Pet Dental Care such as Cleanings, Extractions and X-Rays, plus Hospitalization and Boarding. And we now offer Drug-free, Surgery-free and - most importantly - Pain-free Non-Invasive Laser Therapy for your Pet!

The Companion Therapy Laser can ease pain and improve mobility without the use of drugs or surgery. Laser Therapy can provide your geriatric animal relief from aches & pains and allow for more freedom and improved quality of life. Everyday disorders such as Lick Granulomas and Chronic Ear Infections that cause severe pain and discomfort can now be instantaneously relieved with the Companion Therapy Laser available at Elkin Veterinary Hospital.

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Be sure to also see us about:

  • Oral Health
  • Joint Health
  • Prescription Diets
  • Pet Wellness Plans
  • Worming Treatments
  • Flea, Tick & Heartworm Medications
  • Lepto
  • Parasite Protection
  • and more!

Elkin Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Dr. Debra Garing is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Elkin veterinarian.

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 is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call (336) 835-1853 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Elkin Veterinarian Clinic is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page.

At Elkin Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

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Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

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    Dr. Debra Garing

    Dr. Debra Garing was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Eberton, Georgia.

    She received her undergraduate degree from Tufts Universary then attended University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine where she was member of the Phi Zeta honorary society and received her DVM degree in 1984.

    She bought the Elkin Veterinary Clinic from Dr. Robert NIcks in December 1986.

    Dr. Garing resides in Elkin with her two children and several dogs and cats.

    She is very active in the community including serving as President of the Rotary Club and serving on the board of Grace Clinic and the Foothills Art Council.

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    Jackie

    Jackie is the Veterinary Technician. She studied and got her degree at Central Carolina Technical College in Sanford N.C. and did her internship at Nicks Veterinary Clinic for Dr. Robert Nicks.

    After graduation she accepted a fulltime position with Elkin Veterinary Hospital and has been a valued employee for 29 years.

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    Kelly

    Kelly volunteered here before she was old enough to work. Then, she worked here some during her early high school years.  She accepted a position as a Veterinary Assistant in 2007.

    Kelly accepted the receptionist position for Elkin Veterinary Hospital in 2015. 

    She has a strong love for animals, owning 4 dogs and 2 cats.

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    Susan

    Susan is a retired registered Neurodiagnostic Tech since February 2017.

    She joined our team in September 2017 as a Veterinary assistant and kennel assistant.

    Not pictured, she also has 2 cats and a Labrador. She enjoys family time with her husband and grand kids. Also, hiking with friends and her dogs.

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Office Hours

Veterinarian arrives at 9AM

Monday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed