Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith


Dr. Crystal Smith:


Dr. Smith is a 1986 graduate from Havelock High School, a 1990 magna cum laude graduate from NCSU with a BS in zoology, and a 1994 graduate of NCSU's own College of Veterinary Medicine.  She has worked locally in private practice in the Havelock and Cape Carteret regions doing routine "general practice" and has two years of after-hours emergency experience at Quail Corners Animal Hospital in the Raleigh area.  She then spent about 4 years traveling Eastern North Carolina doing relief veterinary work before finally settling down with her true love, the cats, at Coastal Cat Clinic in June of 2005.  She's been there, happy, ever since.  Her interests include traveling to Cornell late summer many years to keep up-to date on the latest continuing education from the Feline Health Center at Ithaca, NY and she also attends many of the feline-exclusive continuing education events around the country sponsored by the AAFP to better help our Onslow County felines.  She frequently exceeds required professional continuing education standards.   When she's not studying to improve our cats' lives, she likes to walk and run with her husband,  and play online games with her husband and son.  She also recently became and official member of the Mandelorian Mercs Costume Club and enjoys dressing up in her Bobba Fett'esque costume with her husband to benefit charities such as Make a Wish, visiting children's hospitals, and attending sci-fi/fantasy cons and movie openings to promote the club.

Dr. Smith is a member of:

1)   AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners) www.catvets.com

2)  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)

3)   NCVMA (North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association)

Dr Smiths cats


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