We Are An Extension Of Your Pet's Veterinary Team

Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory (VRHOH) welcomes you and your pets for referral or emergency veterinary care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. We are a multi-specialty and emergency pet hospital that understands your pet is a part of your family. Your pet deserves high-quality medicine in a compassionate and caring environment.

Our veterinarians pride themselves on building strong relationships with primary care veterinarians through communication about our mutual patients. This helps to ensure continuity of care for your pet.

As a 24-hour emergency and referral veterinary hospital, VRHOH provides advanced diagnostics such as ultrasound, CT, digital x-ray, an in-house lab, and endoscopy. We also offer blood transfusions, critical care monitoring, and a fully staffed and equipped intensive care unit.

VRHOH is located at 126 US Highway 321 SW in Hickory, NC. We are approximately 1 mile from Interstate 40 at exit 123.

We Understand They're Part Of Us

We realize your pet is a beloved family member. Whatever condition brings your pet to our hospital, our team of caring doctors and staff has the experience, expertise and advanced equipment to provide whatever level of care is needed.