Anna Anderson, DVM
Dr. Anna Anderson has been at Ocean Isle Veterinary Hospital for over 6 years now, and is a graduate from Ross University of Veterinary medicine. She completed her veterinary clinical rotation at Auburn University, and her undergraduate studies in Biology and Animal Science at NC State. Dr. Anderson is not a stranger to the veterinary industry by any means. She stepped into her vocation over a decade ago when she worked as a veterinary technician, not to mention being a volunteer at the SPCA for four years as well. With her love of animals, people, and medicine, becoming a veterinarian was a natural fit.
Her hobbies include horseback riding, boating and enjoying the beach. She is married to Dean Anderson, DVM, has a beautiful daughter Aubrey, and shares her home in Ocean Isle Beach with her four pets, Lexi, a terrier mix, Jetty, a boykin spaniel Chloe, a yellow lab, and Izzy, a ragdoll mix.
Douglas Hawkins III, DVM
Originally from Troy, Alabama, Dr. Hawkins attended Auburn University for his undergraduate studies and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hawkins' passion for veterinary medicine began early; his father and grandfather are/were both veterinarians and graduated from Auburn University as well.
In his free time, he plays golf with his family, swimming, and boating. He loves spending time with his wife Anna Hawkins, his dog Bella, and his cat Ted.
Lauren lives in Shallotte with her husband and four year old son Matthew, along with their dog Mabel, Gus, and cats Buddha and Baby Cat. She has been in the veterinary field since she was 16 years old and has been with the Ocean Isle Vet family for ten years. Lauren's free time includes enjoying playing with Matthew, softball, the salt life, and hanging out with friends.
Born and raised locally here in Brunswick County, NC, Taylor has always lived in the Ocean Isle Beach area, but currently resides in Sunset Beach with her fiance Mark and little boy, Forrest. They also have a blue tick hound named Copper, a black lab named Cali, and Khaleesi, the bearded dragon, that they enjoy sharing their home with. In their free time they love to soak up the sun at the pool, beach, and go on family walks in the Sunset Beach park.
Erica grew up in New Britain, Connecticut and moved to Brunswick County in order to enjoy the beach and warmer weather. She has two children, Elizabeth and Dominic, and is the proud owner of her senior cat, Casey. In her free time, Erica enjoys reading, painting, video games, and photography, while in pursuit of her Associates in Science and Arts.
Autumn is originally from Hickory, North Carolina, and currently a local of Sunset Beach. She has three pets; a cat named Poptart, a lab mix named Kylo Ren, and a dachshund named Rocky. She is currently pursuing an Associate in Science. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, and taking long walks with her dogs.
She lives in Ocean Isle Beach with her fiance Pat, as well as their two children Riley and Bentley; however she is a native of the Poconos in Pennsylvania. She shares her home with two cats, Mavis and Fatty Patty, as well as an American bulldog mix, Atlas. In her free time, she likes to going out at the beach, boating, and spending time with family and friends.
Originally from Atlanta, she has a B.S. in Marine Science from Coastal Carolina University, and is currently working on a degree in accounting from WGU. She lives with her fiance Nate, her Carolina dog Joey, and her cat Dolcee.
She hails from Reidsville, North Carolina and now is a resident of Calabash. She has two dogs, Porter and Sailor. She had graduated from Western Carolina University with a B.S. in Health Education, and is in the process of applying to veterinary school. Her hobbies are going to the beach and watching Netflix. She has been to Africa for the past two summers doing mission work, and is working toward going to the Bahamas this year to help rebuild homes, businesses, and schools for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Originally from Greensboro, she is an alumni of Appalachian State University, and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Commercial Tourism and Nutrition. She has two pets, a golden retriever named Jenny and a cat named Penny. In her free time, she enjoys taking Jenny to the beach and going for runs.