Heartworm is a long, string-like parasitic worm that has the scientific name Dirofilaria immitis. It earns its common name by living in the host’s heart, lungs, and blood vessels. Heartworm can ...View Article
Welcome to SouthPark Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Charlotte, NC
Call us at 704-523-3457
Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!
If you live in Charlotte or the surrounding area in NC, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Wayne Mercer, DVM 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.
SouthPark Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Wayne Mercer, DVM 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 Charlotte 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 704-523-3457 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Charlotte veterinarian office 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 Charlotte pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At SouthPark Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Wayne Mercer, DVM
Charlotte Veterinarian | SouthPark Animal Hospital | 704-523-3457
5208 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
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