Northside Animal Hospital Kinston, NC
Northside Animal HospitalKinston, NC

About Us

Northside Animal Hospital has been in business for over fifty years. We define our longevity by providing the highest level of veterinary care that we possibly can. Our goal is to provide the best veterinary care for the health and well being of your pets.

Please meet our team below. We look forward to working with you!





Jimmy Shaver, DVM

Phone: 252 523 9003


NC State University, Bachelor of Science

University of Georgia, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Shaver has been practicing veterinary medicine at Northside since 1983.

Melvin Harper

Kennel Manager

Melvin has been working at Northside for over 30 years. Melvin works in the back taking care of patients, bathing, grooming, feeding, and taking care of all your pet's particularities while they are here with us.

Megan Garner


Megan has worked part time as a receptionist for us since 2012. She is bright, cheerful and willing to help you and your pet. She has two fur babies Luna (boxer mix), Oreo (cat), and Soldier (cat). She is currently attending Lenoir Community College to get a degree in Medical Office Administating. 

Brittanie Wiggins

Vet Tech

Brittanie has been working here since February 2017. She is from Deep Run. She obtained her Certificate in Veterinary Assisting from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2016. She has five fur babies P-Worm (Jack Russell Mix), Sadie (German Shepherd),  and Paisey (Golden Retriever). 


Shelby Lee

Kennel Tech/Receptionist

Shelby has been working here since June 2017. She is from Kinston. She is currently enrolled at LCC in hopes to purse a degree in nursing. She works in the back tending to boarding animals, as well as assists upfront. Shelby has three fur babies; Fiona (Standard Poodle), Marley Grace (Standard Poodle), and Ruby (Miniature Schnauzer)


Christian Fulghum

Vet Tech

Christian has been working here since October 2017. She is from Sandy Bottom. She is currently enrolled at LCC where she hopes to continue her education in nursing. Christian has three fur babies Jackson (German Shepherd), Skiboo (Toy Poodle), and Stiles (cat). Christian also has a turkey named Goose that she rescued from our office. 



Millie is a 12 year old Springer Spaniel. She lives with Dr. Shaver. She barks at everyone to say hello, loves attention, is full of energy, and likes to steal food from any one. She once stole a treat out of the dog catcher's pocket!!!

Where to Find Us:

Northside Animal Hospital
2015 North Queen St
Kinston, NC 28501

Phone: 252 523 9003

Fax: 252 527 1093

Hospital Hours

Sun: closed

Mon & Tues:8:00 am til 6:00 pm

   Wed: 8:00 am til 1:00 pm

Thu & Fri:  8:00 am til 6:00 pm

Sat:  closed

Doctor's Hours

Mon & Tues:

 9:00 am til 12:00 pm


3:00 pm til 5:00 pm


10:00 am til 12:00 pm

Thu & Fri: 

9:00 am til 12:00 pm 


3:00 pm til 5:00 pm


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