Call Us Today:

Free heartworm test ($20 value) with the purchase of 6 or 12 months of heartworm prevention at the same visit.

Welcome to Foothills Animal Clinic

Your Veterinarians in Forest City, NC
Call us at (828) 248-2168

If you live in Forest City or the surrounding area in NC, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Foothills Animal Clinic has three licensed veterinarians, Dr. Gretchen Kelly, Dr. Barbara Booth, and Dr. Samantha Freudenthal, to care for all of your pet's needs. All of our doctors maintain a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education each year. In doing so, they are able to keep up with the newest and most complete information about your pet's healthcare. Your pet's health and well being are very important to us, and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Foothills Animal Clinic is a full service animal clinic which takes emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. In addition to first rate pet care, we make our clinic a comfortable and friendly environment, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and veterinary topics. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question, call (828) 248-2168, and we will promptly get you the answers you need. Our Forest City veterinarian office is very easy to find, and you can get directions on our contact page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit if you read these free informative articles.

At Foothills Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Foothills Animal Clinic
126 Cherry Mountain Street
Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 248-2168

Office Hours

To provide a safe environment for our patients, clients, and staff, an appointment is required for all pet visits.


8:00 am

5:30 pm


8:00 am

5:30 pm


8:00 am

12:00 pm


8:00 am

5:30 pm


8:00 am

5:30 pm






Veterinary Topics
AVMF Donate Today

American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Through the American Veterinary Medical Foundation's Veterinary Care Charitable Fund, our hospital is able to help animals rescued from abuse and neglect and the pets of clients facing personal hardships. Your donations to the AVMF on behalf of our hospital will help us help animals. Click on the AVMF donate button to make your tax deductible donation.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

Newsletter Signup

Sign up for more articles