Four Paws Veterinary Hospital

4320 Southport Supply RD
Southport, NC 28461


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  Dr. Audra Rickman, DVM

         Dr. Audra Rickman graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Animal Science and a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She has lived in Southport since 1996 with her husband Tommy. They have two children: Grace, an avid softball player, and Bailey, a classical music fanatic. They have two dogs: Fiona, a rescued pitbull, and MacGregor, a Caviler King Charles Spaniel. Dr. Audra loves Broadway musicals, traveling, and cooking.


  Dr. Bridgett Mitchell, DVM

  Kim Haman, RVT

           Kim moved to Brunswick County in 1999 and has been living in North Carolina ever since. She has a dog named Ace that loves coming to work with her every day. She recently graduated from San Juan College of Veterinary Medicine and passed her national board exam to become a registered veterinary technician. She loves to play disc golf on the weekends and watch Jeopardy with her fiancé Logan. She has been at Four Paws for over 7 years now.

  Sarah Lowry      

           Sarah was born in Wilmington but lived in Brunswick County all her life. She has two children and a husband she has been married to for over 12 years. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats that have all come from rescue groups. Beau is one of her dogs that get to come to work with her every day. She enjoys spending time with her children and husband doing fun activities. She has been at Four Paws since they opened in 2006.

  Beth Willets

           Beth was born and raised in Brunswick County. Married since 2019. She has 3 dogs and 2 cats. When she's not at work she spending time with her wife traveling or going to the beach.  She has been at Four Paws since 2007

  Kaitlin Hill

           Kaitlin was born and raised in Brunswick County. She has been married to her husband Bailey since 2019 and has a son named Landon. She has two labs Rowdy and Barkley. She enjoys spending time watching her son play travel baseball and fishing on the boat with her husband. She has a passion for animals and has always dreamed of working with them. She has been working at Four Paws since 2013.

  Amanda Barnhill

           Amanda was born and raised in Brunswick County. Married since 2008 with 3 kids, 2 dogs and 1 cat. Amanda has been with Four Paws since January of 2017. She is certified through Oncura to do echocardiograms and Ultrasounds.  When she's not working Amanda likes to spend time with her kids and husband.

  Johnnie Gore

     Johnnie attended the  University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a  concentration in Middle School Education. After working in the seafood industry for 20 years Johnnie decided he wanted to do something different and  joined Four Paws Animal Hospital in June 2020.  Johnnie is usually the front desk go to guy when you are here visiting the hospital.  When Johnnie is not at Four Paws he enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, and relaxing on Oak Island sitting under the Yaupon Pier watching time go by.    

  Mary Wilson


Kaitlin Jones (Kate)

Kate moved to Brunswick County in 2006 at age 5 from Durant, Oklahoma. Kate Graduated from her Veterinary Assistant program in 2018. She lives on a farm with 4 horses, 38 chickens, 4 cats and her Blue Healer Sadie. She has been with Four Paws Animal Hospital since August of 2020, When Kate is not at Four Paws she is sitting on her back porch spending time with her family. 




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