Dr. Kyle Farmer

Veterinarian

Dr. Kyle Farmer has an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology from UNC Wilmington and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from NC State University.

Dr. Abby Farmer

Veterinarian

Dr. Abby Farmer attended NC State for her undergraduate degree in Animal Science prior to earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2019.

Dr. Dante Martin

Veterinarian

Dr. Martin is a Graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is originally from Chicago, IL before moving to Onslow County in 1995. He is married to Linda Martin and have three children, Harrison, Jacob and Marilyn. Dr.

Dr. Jenny Larson

Veterinarian

Dr. Larson is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from one of the mountain states. She enjoys kayaking and fishing with her husband. She also enjoys collecting cat-themed snow globes.

Dr. Zachary Kezios

Veterinarian

Dr. Kezios comes to us from Wilmington, NC. A graduate of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Kezios has spent the last 4 years practicing general medicine in Myrtle Beach, SC. He has particular interests in internal medicine, neurology, and surgery.

Leeza

Veterinary Assistant

Leeza has been in the veterinary field since 2013. She has worked in both general practice and emergency medicine. She has a dog named Sunny and two cats, Eleanor and Sadie! In her free time she enjoys hiking with her dog and spending time with friends and family!

Grace

Veterinary Assistant

Grace is from Michigan and has been in the veterinary field for 2 years. She has been to Ecuador to study Lava Lizards and has also studied snakes and turtles in Michigan. In 2021 she graduated with a bachelor’s of science majoring in Biology.

Brittney

Veterinary Assistant

Brittney is originally from Virginia Beach but has recently moved to North Carolina. She has been a veterinary assistant for a few years and plans to attend Purdue University this fall to further her education in veterinary medicine.

Chrisie

Team Leader

Chrisie has been a member of the Holly Ridge Veterinary Hospital team since it's inception in 2015. She went to PennFoster for Veterinary Technology and attended veterinary dental prophylaxis and radiology training at the Veterinary Education Center in Charlotte, NC.

Rick

Team Leader

Rick has been in the veterinary field for over 30 years. He lives in Hampstead NC with his wife who is a feline only Veterinarian in Wilmington and 2 amazing boys.

Tim

Registered Veterinary Technician

Tim recently moved to North Carolina from Illinois. He and his girlfriend have 3 dogs at home (beagle, basset hound, and dachshund) and love the outdoors.

Lauren

Client Service and Marketing Representative

Meet Lauren, our fun-loving and enthusiastic customer service specialist. When you call Holly Ridge Veterinary Hospital, you will most likely be speaking to this lovely saint. She really finds joy in helping your fur babies and answering your questions and concerns.

Teresa

Veterinary Assistant

Teresa grew up in sunny Southern California. She always had a love for animals and started her career with animals at a young age of 19 as a kennel assistant in an all-cat clinic. She lives with 6 dogs, 5 cats, and 3 horses who take up most of her time.

Mel

Veterinary Assistant

Originally from Massachusetts, Mel moved to NC with her two Boxer dogs (Monte and Maverick). She has worked with animals her whole life and for the past 3 years she's been developing her career in the veterinary field. On the side she works as a trail guide on horseback at DM outdoors.

Brittany

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany has been in the veterinary field since the beginning of 2018. She joined the teamat Pet Health of Hampstead at the end of 2021. When she’s not working she’ll be found at the beach or spending time with her pets, her dog, 2 cats and horse.

Kelly

Veterinary Assistant

Kelly is a North Carolina Native. She is married to Travis Pollard and with their blended family they have 3 daughters, a son, and 3 grandbabies. They have 2 dogs, Lady and Shog. They also have a very adorable guinea pig, named Speedy, (he really isn't that fast).

Sarah

Client Service and Marketing Representative

Sarah is originally from Lexington, Kentucky and received her college degree in Southern Indiana. She has called North Carolina home since 2014. Sarah loves animals and thoroughly enjoys getting to know them and their owners.

Becka

Registered Veterinary Technician

Becka is a busy mom to 2 boys and a military wife. She has been in the veterinary field for 16 years. She has worked in general practice, emergency, and at a vet tech school. This is her family’s second time in coastal NC and we’re so happy to be back. She is a crazy cat lady with 3 cats.