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PIAH Veterinarians 
Dr. Ked Cottrell

Dr. Ked Cottrell has been practicing in the local area for the past 18 years. He is a graduate of Purdue University Veterinary School and a resident of Carolina Beach enjoying many acitivities the local environment has to offer. Dr. Cottrell and his wife, Julie, have one son, Travis. Travis also resides in Carolina Beach with his fiance, Sam. Ked and Julie have 3 dogs: Joey, Jack, and Brawley. The pack would not be complete without the one free stray cat named Charlie. 

Dr. Ked also is co-owner of Jack's Retreat in Carolina Beach.
Dr. Melissa Todd

Dr. Melissa Todd graduated from The University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Go Vols! 
She moved to Wilmington and joined our family in 2016. Dr. Todd and her wife, Alicia, have 2 dogs and 3 cats. Their two dogs, Ellie and Phoebe, go to Pleasure Island AH every day to monitor all daily activities. Dr. Todd's interests include client education, internal medicine, and infectious diseases.
Dr. Jeff LaCroix

Dr. Jeff Lacroix moved Wilmington, NC with his wife Sherry in 1996. They started LaCroix Veterinary Hospital and after retiring, Dr. LaCroix has helped various veterinary hospitals throughout the area with relief work. The LaCroix's have two Jack Russells, Marcus and Rosie. Dr. LaCroix has his pilot's license and loves flying up and down the coastal area. He and Sherry fly every year back to their home state of Connecticut to work on a Christmas tree farm during the holiday season.