Veterinarians
in Charlotte, NC

North Lake Mall

North Lake Mall

10245 Perimeter Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28216

(704) 599-2957

Hospital Number: 1510

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  • Description
    In the Northern Charlotte area, pet parents can count on Banfield Pet Hospital at Northlake Mall to provide compassionate, convenient pet health care. Our professional veterinarians provide quality care for your beloved friend and education for clients to help keep your companion happy and healthy.

    Just off of I-77, we are located across the street from the Northlake Mall in the shopping plaza with Best Buy, OfficeMax, and Off Broadway Shoes. You’ll find our friendly team of professionals inside PetSmart ready to assist you with your pet’s needs.
     
    We offer a variety of health care services including vaccinations, spay and neuter procedures, microchipping, dentistry, skin care, and many others. Please call to schedule an appointment.
     
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. We encourage you to learn more about our Optimum Wellness Plan® options which are an economical approach to keeping your pet updated on vaccines and routine care. Providing your information at our website or mobile app allows you special access to online health tools, along with our exclusive newsletter featuring more promotions, tips, and information. 

    Stop by today to meet your new partner in pet health care.
     
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
    • Spanish Language
    • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Team

    Dr. Leland McLaughlin

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. McLaughlin was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He moved south and attended high school in Greensboro, North Carolina. Remaining in the state, Dr. Mac, as he is often called, attained his Bachelor of Science degree in zoology at North Carolina State University. In 1987, he graduated veterinary school at Tuskegee University with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Thereafter, he interned with the University of Tennessee and practiced veterinary medicine in Charlotte and Maryland. Dr. Mac returned to Charlotte where he currently resides with his son, Jeremy, and dog, Sunni. Dr. Mac’s favorite thing about working for Banfield is the commitment to quality medicine, to providing exceptional service to clients and to supporting associates’ education and growth. When not in the hospital, Dr. Mac can be found playing billiards or cheering on the Carolina Panthers. More Details >>

    Dr. Cherika Ponds

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Cherika Ponds is a Charlotte, North Carolina native. She was born and raised in the Queen City where she completed her undergraduate education at NC A&T State University in 2004. In 2008, she graduated from Tuskeegee University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Before returning to her hometown, Dr. Ponds interned with Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Eaton Town, NJ. In 2009, Dr. Ponds began her career with Banfield by working at multiple hospital locations, giving her the opportunity to reach many different clients and work with various wonderful professionals. Her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is educating others about nutrition, geriatrics, and preventive medicine. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Ponds cares for her own crew of pets including dogs, Shia, Desiree, Winston, and Bricks, and cats, Lefty and Mr. Harry Walter. Her personal interests include spending time at the beach or mountains - anything nature-oriented! More Details >>

    Dr. Melinda Connelly

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Connelly grew up in Gastonia, NC and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, receiving her B.S. degree in chemistry and a minor in music history. She attended Ross University for veterinary school and completed her clinical rotations at NC State University. She graduated veterinary school in 2006 and moved up to Chesapeake, VA where she worked at the Chesapeake Center Banfield. After starting a family, Dr. Connelly and her family decided to make the move back home to the Charlotte area. She loves building relationships with her hospital teammates and with pet parents and their furry companions. Dr. Connelly and her husband live in Mt. Holly with their four children, Nicholas, Gabriel, Chelsea, and Cameron, along with Pixel the goofy goldendoodle, Dory the very tolerant and often misplaced cat, Gertie the goffin cockatoo, and Daisy the parrotlet. In her free time, Dr. Connelly likes to cross-stitch, watch Disney movies, and read. More Details >>

    Dr. Paul Flynn

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Flynn is a son of a veterinarian. He graduated from the University of La Plata, Buenos Aires in Argentina and has been with Banfield for 16 years. Dr. Flynn has 2 pets including Chiwee, a rat-terrier, and Shadow, a long haired Chihuahua mix. In his free time, Dr. Flynn is an outdoorsman and enjoys everything from hiking to fishing. He is also a proud Panthers fan! More Details >>

    Sarah Duffy

    Practice Manager

    Sarah is a very active member of the Banfield family and has been with the company since 2006. Her bachelor's degree in business administration has built the foundation for her management career. As time passes, her Banfield experience expands and grows; Northlake Mall is her fifth Banfield home. She thoroughly enjoys working with her team and appreciates the rewards of caring for pets. An avid pet lover, Sarah’s furry and feathered flock consists of: Grady, a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd, Logan, a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd/golden retriever, Einstein, a 19-year-old African grey, and Cloe, an 18-year-old Russian blue. Some of Sarah’s favorite things include traveling, being outdoors, all things beach, DIY projects, and SPICY food. More Details >>

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