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Welcome to Johnston Animal Hospital
Pet emergency? Call us right away at (919) 934-3511
At Johnston Animal Hospital, we are a family-run veterinary hospital that offers wellness and sick care, dentistry, surgery, vaccinations, boarding and dietary products. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care for your pets in a friendly and professional environment. Dr. Ward and his team are committed to promoting preventative health care and client education to help your pets live long, healthy lives. It is a pleasure and a privilege to care for your pets. We will make every effort to ensure a positive experience for you at our hospital through our atmosphere of compassion, kindness and integrity.
Dr. Ward and all the full time team members of Johnston Animal Hospital have earned Fear Free Certification!
This means we have gone through comprehensive testing and exams to recognize fear, anxiety and stress in our patients. This helps us not only care for you pets physical health but their emotional health as well. Certification is held by only about 1% of veterinary professionals and we are one of the first in the nation to complete this training. We are committed to providing a positive experience to every patient at every visit
If you have any questions, call (919) 934 - 3511 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Smithfield office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions here! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for our clients.
At Johnston Animal Hospital, we care about you and your pet.