Welcome to our
Gastonia Veterinary Clinic
We Treat Your Pets Like Family
Founded in 1987 by Dr. Jim Gill, Wilkinson Animal Hospital in Gastonia (just west of Charlotte) North Carolina's purpose is to provide a high quality of veterinary care in a friendly and caring manner so that your pet is helped to live a longer, happier and healthier life. We know that for many people their pet is like a member of the family. At Wilkinson Animal Hospital, our veterinarians and team treat your pet as it was their own family member.
Helping Your Pets Live Longer, Healthier & Happier Lives
As a full-service small animal hospital in Gastonia, our veterinarians and friendly, caring staff provide the best possible care and veterinary services, pet boarding and pet grooming services to dogs, cats, birds, exotic pets and pocket pets in Gastonia, Charlotte, Lowell, Belmont, Ranlo, McAdenville and all of Gaston County.
Leaving Gastonia? Wilkinson Animal Hospital offers pet boarding for dogs and cats and takes great care of your pets in our indoor, climate-controlled facility plus we provide pet grooming and bathing services for dogs and cats. Need spa grooming services? Our pet groomers are here to pamper your pets and have them looking, feeling and smelling fresh & clean!
Have Peace of Mind
Wilkinson Animal Hospital is proud to be named one of the "Best Veterinarians in Gaston County" in the Gaston Gazette’s Best of Gaston Awards!
Our mission is to consistently exceed client expectations by competently providing exceptional customer service and compassionate, high-quality veterinary care which improves the health, comfort and well-being of our pet patients, thereby enriching the lives of the people they touch.
Pets and People whose lives are enhanced and benefited by a long-lasting, affectionate companionship.
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Friendly, courteous, caring service – walked away feeling like her health was important and that she got the best of care!
The reason I come to Wilkinson Animal Hospital is because Dr. Gill is the most knowledgeable and caring veterinarian I have ever had.
I can truly say that I would trust them with my own health care and appreciate the doctors and staff at Wilkinson Animal Hospital.
The care and concern given to Sandy has been over and beyond our high expectations! I highly recommend you bring your pet to Wilkinson Animal Hospital.
Our Veterinary Services
Here at Wilkinson Animal Hospital, we strive to give the animals of Gastonia, the best service possible to ensure they leave happy and healthy after every visit. Our professional veterinary team combined with our top-of-the-line equipment allow us to help your pet in the safest and most effective ways possible. To view all our services, click here.
News & Promotions
January 25, 2019
Did you know that dogs and cats experience the same dental problems as people? Pets can get plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to gingivitis and dental disease. Dental disease is THE most common disease in dogs. Recent studies show that 85% of cats and 92% of dogs over age 3 have periodontal disease. Don't let your pet be a statistic- schedule their dental cleaning appointment today!...
December 17, 2018
Our coordinator with Toys for Tots - Mr. Glenn Perkins - stopped by last week to pick up our collection, and to say it was overfull is an understatement! Thank you, Mr. Perkins, for your service to our country and delivery of these items. We'd also like to thank the many individuals who donated this year and made this year's campaign so successful! ...
November 2, 2018
Each year, Wilkinson Animal Hospital collects food for a local food bank that helps people in our area in times of need. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we - along with your help - are looking to make a big impact this year!...
November 2, 2018
Dr. Jim Gill & the staff of Wilkinson Animal Hospital cordially invite you to attend a celebration of the life of Belinda Higginbothan on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Wilkinson Animal Hospital. During the celebration, we will unveil a special tribute to Belinda....
October 26, 2018
Regular veterinary exams are important for all pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! Our veterinarians recommend all pets, even indoor cats and pets that appear healthy, have an annual exam each year (twice a year for senior pets) to help us help you identify problems before they become serious.
We realize coming to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you). Here are tips to help make your next visit easier on you and your pet....