Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Holly Ridge Vet Hospital in Holly Ridge! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 910-803-2190 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Doctors

Dante Martin, DVM

Dante Martin, DVM

Doctor

Dr. Martin is a 1995 Graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is originally from Chicago, IL before moving to Onslow County in 1995. He is married to Linda Martin<http://hollyridgevetcare.com/about-our-clinic/our-team/#> and has three children, Harrison, Jacob and Marilyn. Dr. Martin served on the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board for 9 years and served as President for one term. Currently, he serves on the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Board. His hobby used to be fishing until he found out he could buy fish.

Jenny Larson, DVM

Jenny Larson, DVM

Doctor

Dr. Larson is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from one of the mountain states. She enjoys kayaking and fishing with her husband. She also enjoys collecting cat themed snow globes.

Melissa Maxwell, VMD

Melissa Maxwell, VMD

Doctor

Dr. Maxwell was born in Tamaqua, the southern portion of the Poconos Mountains in Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania as a Veterinary Medical Doctor and practiced medicine in Pittsburgh for nine years before relocating her family of four, her husband and two children to Hampstead. Dr. Maxwell's husband has a Master's Degree in Analytical Chemistry and is an accomplished Brew Master. She and her family have four dogs, three cats, and two horses. She is enjoying the warmer seasons of North Carolina to horseback ride, fish, boat, and bike.

Julie Parker, DVM

Julie Parker, DVM

Doctor

Dr. Parker is a graduate of the University College Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine in Ireland. She is originally from Chicago and is a big White Sox baseball fan. She also works at the Pet Emergency Clinic of Pitt County. In her free time, she enjoys collecting seashells.

Veterinary Team

Chrisie Porter

Chrisie Porter

Veterinary Assistant

Gabi Hayden

Gabi Hayden

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer Cuevas

Jennifer Cuevas

Veterinary Assistant

Heidi Charest

Heidi Charest

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer Quinn

Jennifer Quinn

Veterinary Assistant

Leeza Lloyd

Leeza Lloyd

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Branch

Jessica Branch

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah Gibson

Hannah Gibson

Veterinary Assistant

Joy Sutphin

Joy Sutphin

Veterinary Assistant

Dr. Martin’s care for our yellow labrador, Booker, was far above and beyond “standard medical care”. Thank you, Dr. Martin, for your devotion, love and passion in caring for our family.”

Michelle R.
Sneads Ferry, NC

Dr. Martin has cared for our brood of Springer Spaniels since 2006. Our pups have received the highest standard of care.”

Marci A.
Sneads Ferry, NC