As Care First Animal Hospital is your neighborhood vet and loves to be involved in the local community, we participate in and sponsor many events throughout the year. Keep up with the latest pet news and events in Raleigh, NC and the Triangle area by checking back here regularly. If you have any questions about our veterinary events or news, please contact us at one of our locations.
Every summer for 2 weeks from late July to August, in conjunction with Christian Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Page Wages of Care First Animal Hospital at Oberlin and Dr. Sam Galphin, a local dairy veterinarian, take a group of veterinary students from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine out to the Navajo Reservation in Arizona,...
I am a mother with 2 dogs and 3 children. I happen to be a professional dog trainer at this point in my life, but was not when I started to have my children. I had dogs already, and I had been to many different trainers and competed in different dog sports before I had...
Acetaminophen—Common Household Cat Killer Beethoven is a lucky, normal kitty. He is lucky for two reasons: first, because he is one of the lucky stray cats who has been adopted and is able to live in a loving home; second, he is lucky because he ate Tylenol and lived to tell the tale. Being a...
SAFE Haven for Cats is a temporary refuge for the Triangle area’s Stray, Abandoned, Feral and Endangered cats and kittens. Our goal is to find permanent, SAFE, and loving homes for each of these worthwhile and affectionate animals, and continues until no animal in our community is homeless. Since 1994, SAFE Haven has successfully found...
Cosmo Tutt was a happy-go-lucky Beagle without a care in the world and a relatively uneventful health history until April of this year. That is when his owners noticed that he had enlarged lymph nodes on his neck. They also noticed that he had become more lethargic than usual, so they brought him in to...
Training Talk: Dog Trainer Mary Pollard discusses the Care First Animal Hospital training program. What training options are available for my dog through Care First Animal Hospital? We have puppy and dog training classes which you attend with your dog held at the following sites: Glenwood, Grace Park, and Falls Pointe. The classes go from...
We’ve been coming here for about seven years, and we feel like they’re our family. Ruby got very, very sick and had to have surgery. We get excellent care here, and also they hold your hand through some tough times. It’s really a wonderful place.
- Linda (Ruby and Harley)
My experiences with Care First Animal Hospital are ALWAYS SUPERIOR! The staff is exceptional and the medical care is superior! I adore the doctors and am so grateful for their loving care!
- Ann (Abby)
All of your providers, from the greeting at the front desk all the way to the doctors, are so amazing. Everyone truly cares about my dog's health and well being. I wouldn't trust anyone else with our sweet little guy!
- Alli (Gunner)
Care First at Glenwood is the BEST! This practice is simply superb- caring & capable! My experience is consistently excellent. Every doctor & staff member I have met has always been top-notch! I consistently recommend Care First to my friends seeking veterinary care for their beloved animals.
- Liz (Macintosh)
Dr. Riego is the best. It was late in the evening, and she promised she would call me with an update. She called on her way home. I always trust her to do what is best for my girls. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
- Helen M. (Lily and Murphy)
You guys always take such great care of my dogs, thanks SO much. I especially appreciate that you have always been able to fit Jessie into the schedule whenever her skin issues have acted up so much that she needed to be seen.
- Sarah (Jessie)
Really enjoyed our experience with Dr. McConnell! Very professional and clearly knowledgeable. Cayman loves her! Will recommend to friends.
- Adam (Cayman)
Dr. McConnell and team are the best. They have always treated my dogs like family. I would recommend Care First at Tryon to any new pet owner or anyone looking for personalized care.