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Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
Call us today! 704-636-6613
Call us today! 704-636-6613

3200 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC 28147


“On my first visit the compassion, knowledge, love and support from each employee of this practice put my heart at ease. I highly recommend Dr. Kirk and her staff.” – Sherry

“Simply the staff and Dr. Kirk. Y’all love what you do with the animals in your care.” – Michele Z.

“I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my kids.” – Anonymous

“I have already started recommending this office to many of my friends. I knew from the first appointment that this would be Blue’s permanent vet. You guys are compassionate, patient, and affordable. I really appreciate you guys taking care of my fur baby.” – Meka

“Great care, you love the animals, and enjoy taking care of them.” – Judy W.

“You are all so caring about our animals. Thank you.” – Brenda P.

“Friendly vet and staff. Always helpful and compassionate.” – Anonymous

“Excellent care and knowledge of my breed-Akita!”
– Donna M.

“The care for the animals and pet parents is exceptional. The Staff always takes time to answer all of my questions and listens to my concerns. They even know my pets by name. I never feel rushed and I love the staff. Thank you ladies for all you do.” – Gaye S.

“Patches is in very good care. He is a 15 year old shih tzu and very picky eater. The folks work with him and try to meet his needs.” – David C.

“Patches is in very good care. He is a 15 year old “Dr. Kirk took the time to LISTEN to our concerns, and to get to know our dog. She is highly knowledgeable on Akita,s which is why we came to her practice. The kennel and hospital are immaculate and the staff is obviously compassionate and want to do the best they can for clients..” –  Donna M. tzu and very picky eater. The folks work with him and try to meet his needs.” – David C.

“So nice, very informative and just loved how they treated my furry baby!!!!!” – Anonymous

“The staff was so kind, gentle and really made us feel comfortable and safe.” – Ronnie D.

“Great people! Everyone is kind, caring & concerned about the patients! Everyone is like family and treat you like family and not just out for the money! Thank you for caring!” – Donna L.

“The people in the office are courteous and efficient, the doctor is caring, and the office is clean.” – Carol S.

“Very attentive to our dog. Answer any questions and always available.” – Connie H.

“The personal care my girls receive. They are the best.” – Jane

“Above Excellent Care ,100% Pet Care,and Pet Friendily Great Dr. and Customer Services and Very Clean and RESPECTFUL , HIGHILY RECOMMEND TO OUR FAMILY, FRIENDS,AND EVERYONE THANK YOU.” – Mark & Joanne S.

“I trust you to take care of my pets.” – Ann P.

“Every time I come to Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, I feel the love all the employees have for my fur-babies. They treat my pets as if they are their own and not just random animals. I love the warm feeling that they love my pets as much as I do.” – Carol D.

“Everyone is really nice , caring and compassionate! I have always felt they truly care about my fur babies and want the best for them!” – Anonymous

“Everyone was very kind and I could tell they really loved their “patients “ I also was touched by the candle that was lit if someone was saying goodbye to their fur baby” – LuAnn C.

“I always like to recommend you to my friends because you care about our critters like they were your own. I always trust your judgement when it comes to the care of my feather babies and how quickly you get us in.” – Kate

“I do like that there is not a long wait when you come for your appointment.” – Anonymous

“Friendly and immediate service. My dog seems comfortable when visiting.” – Kathy A.

“My fur babies are the most important things to us next to my family, they are our family, our kids. Our vet of over 20+ yrs is retiring soon, So we are looking for an experienced vet who will take the time to have the one on one w/ our furbabies and with us as well without breaking our bank accounts. A veterinarian who can meet our pets & our rescue needs in any emergency situation without seeing us as a dollar sign or a rush them in and out the situation. Today’s vet visit with our baby was an awesome visit., we look forward to doing business again with y’all. Thank You!” – Anonymous

“how friendly everyone is, how the dogs feel comfy when coming. Ty seem to love everyone!” – Kathi B.

“Professional excellence, listens to client’s owner, addresses concerns. – Kathy R.

“Professionalism, reasonable pricing, and quality service” – Lyndsey B.

“We are pleased with the care our baby girls get. The whole staff is wonderful.” – Jane

“Very Friendly and cares about our little girl. Even though we had to reschedule our appointment because the doctor needed to perform an emergency surgery. They still made the time to get the pills that we needed to start de-worming our puppy.” – Angela T.

“Most of our friends are middle-to-low income and may not be able to afford the VET bills and medication prices. As far as quality, care, compassion, wisdom, and patience, Dr. Kirk and all staff members rate 100%+++++++” – Jane D.

“Friendly staff and knowledgeable caring vet who takes time to inform and answer all concering questions for the pet owners.” – Kathy L.

“I trust you taking care of my critters.” – Ann P.

“Holly is an older dog and I didn’t know how she would do on the length of time I was away. I was pleased to find her healthy and happy on my return. Would highly recommend your services.” – Margaret A.

“You all spend time with each animal/pet getting to know them. It’s also a very friendly atmosphere !” – Lisa S.

“Friendly and caring doctor and staff!” – Anonymous

“Caring professionals.” – Anonymous

“Very friendly staff! Excellent service and we felt right at home.” – Sheila W.

“Availability during an emergency.” – Anonymous

“Friendly competent vet and staff.” – Anonymous

“Jack loves coming there. The staff is great.” – Nancy P.

“Caring and attentive staff. “– Barbara L.

“Care for my dog, professional service, caring doctor and staff.” – Anonymous

“Caring, helpful, and efficient staff. They also know my pets very well.” – Anonymous

“People are so friendly and treat my puppy with the care I would go there any day really like the place. Thank you from me and my puppy. “– David C.

“The vet really loves the animals she sees.” – Sherrie

“Very personable. Discussed things with me.” – Pattie A.

“Everyone from the time I walked in made us feel welcome and kind of like family! Mack is usually nervous at the vet but everyone took the time to love him and help him feel comfortable!” – Amanda R.

“A combination of many things, a pleasant receptionist, a pleasant vet assistant and a knowledgeable doctor who was thorough and gentle.” – L.B. McNeely

“EI have not experienced such a wonderful service for my dog since I moved. here in 2009. The staff was great and the vet and her assistant clearly care about my pet. Thank you and you have a patient for years to come! BTW, on the way home I recommended SAMS I called my daughter and encouraged them to take their dog for his next check-up.” – MacGyver’s Mommy

“Give them a 100% in all the services that I’ve experienced. I have received care for my baby “CHARLIE PEPPERS” IN EVERY PART OF OF JOURNEY starting with ER surgery and care. Thank u from the bottom of my heart.” – Shari

“The entire staff was kind and very accommodating when we had a weekend emergency and no appointment and you were not even our primary veterinary practice. You even called to follow up!” – Stephen D.

“Dependable, friendly, honest, trustworthy, stays on schedule, helpfulness, and compassion for the animals.” – Gaye S.

“Been bringing Holly there for years. Always felt she has got the best of care.” – Margaret A.

“The staff and Dr. Kirk. Awesome and very caring people!” – Anonymous

“Very kind and helpful! Although there was a week wait before y’all could fit me in, you also offered the option of dropping her off if anything got worse before the appointment time which was comforting to know I had other options.” – Emily B.

“The staff at the Small Animal Clinic are always excited to see our animals and shower them with love and attention. Every staff member I have spoken with has been professional, knowledgeable and thorough when we have had procedures or testing for our girls. We totally trust Dr. Kirk with our Lucy’s care.” – Ronnie & Patti

“You treat my animals like they are yours. That means everything!” – Carol D.

“They were able to accept new clients on short notice. Knowledgeable about exotics. They are compassionate without being pushy and trying to ‘sell’ additional services. I didn’t feel pressured.” – Susan F.

“Friendly thorough help” – Anonymous

“Dr. Kirk , the vet assistant and receptionist were just wonderful. “Our” Kitt was handled very professionally yet with compassion. He had a thorough exam. The doctor performed each task that Kitt required & was nice enough to administer the meds. in-house. We appreciate the great care that our cat received at SAMS. Thank you.” – Laura L.

“Caring, hands approach to my dog. Listening to my input. Clear, understandable answers to questions. Complete information with options.” – Anonymous

“Professionals care about my “kids”.” – Anonymous

“They were friendly knowledgeable and very loving to my Dak…” – LuAnn C.

“The staff was awesome with my crazy kitties today. Sorry they were so fussy. Thank you for always being kind and patient.” – Lisa M

“Quality care provided.” – Anonymous

“Wilson is so happy being there with you all. Thank you for accommodating him and his quirky ways.” – Anonymous

“The staff dotes on my canine friend George. Their “bedside manner” is unsurpassed, always going out of their way to make him feel loved and comfortable.” – Stuart S.

“Everyone cares so deeply about all the pets brought in. They are so good with anything that has to be done. Simba doesn’t mind going to see his doctor at all, other than being a bit nervous and peeing on the floor (but they don’t mind this at all).” – Linda P.

“Individual care, quality staff and Dr.” – Kay G.

“Knowledge, caring, and commitment of Dr. Kirk and the staff.” – Jane D.

“Bailey is always very well taken care of when we visit.” – Anonymous

“Caring professionals.” – Anonymous

“I like the group of people that work here and they seem to be sincere and caring to my dog. The assistant I had today for my visit was awesome!” – Donna L.

“Your dedication to our pets.” – Anonymous

“The care team is professional and they care about my fur baby. I feel comfortable taking Gabe to them.” – Eleanor J.

“Everyone on the staff is so very nice and they are all knowledgeable about birds which is not usually the case. I like when they visit with me and Benji before they take her to have work done. She is usually a bit stressed while waiting and when she comes back, quickly I might add, she is calm and wearing her cute happy bird face. Thank you for caring for all of us.” – Linda N.

“Everyone is so great!” – Anonymous

“We had our first visit this week and everyone was so nice and loving to my little dog.” – Anonymous

“Love the Vet. and the assistants are wonderful.” – Kay F.

“Prompt response to a question or preparing a medication.” – Connie H.

“The great staff and care they give to my Kemba.” – Gene R.

“We love the way we are treated by the entire staff at small animal medicine.” – Anonymous

“Friendliness, and informative.” – Anonymous

“Great with patient. Very thorough with exam. Extremely knowledgeable.” – Robin and Tom

“How good you are, and talking to me liked you cared.” – Amy A.

“You take care of our dog while we are out of town and she is family. We don’t entrust her to just anyone.” – Anonymous

“Friendly staff.” – Angela B.

“Everyone was welcoming, friendly, informative, and helpful.” – Anonymous

“Dr. Kirk was very patient with us and answered all of our questions with compassion and understanding. She is knowledgeable about our bearded dragon.” – Janet

“Very nice clinic. Friendly staff and knowledgeable veterinarian.” – Judy W.

“I love this office. The front office staff is amazing, The back office staff is amazing. Drs. are amazing.!” – Anonymous

“Competent staff. They took care of my pet when he was injured and their follow up has been exceptional. “– Anonymous

“Everyone is very friendly and loving to my animal child and to me! Service is professional and complete and I would go no other place.” – Kathy E.

“They know me and my pet by name. They appreciate my business and treat my pet with respect.” – Jayne

“Answer all my questions and the staff seems to be legitimate with their concern for my pet.” – David C.

“I feel confident about the care my furry friends receive at SAMS.” – Ann P.

“Friendly staff, great atmosphere, time to answer all questions, not being rushed. Thank you. “– Anonymous

“Dr. Kirk was so kind and caring when we decided it was time to put our 17 yr old cat to sleep. She made a very emotional time easier with her kindness and telling me exactly what to expect. The time that I had worried about for so long was actually quick and painless to our sweet Puff. Her staff is so nice and caring as well.” – Becky S.

“Dr. Kirk is very compassionate in what she does and takes time with your animal!!” – Pam P.

“From the moment my Aussie, Lyla, came in the door she received “special” treatment. She was given a treat and lots of pets and attention. What impressed me most was the time the staff took to make certain Lyla felt comfortable with them. The sweet assistant even sat on the floor and played with Lyla. Dr. Manwarren was the vet to examine Lyla and she also took time to make Lyla comfortable. She was very thorough and answered all my questions. This is by far the friendliest and most caring vet clinic I have ever visited.” – Peggy M.