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Our Veterinarians

Regular fixtures in the community and dedicated to their professions, Drs. Linda Kuhn and Lauren Mercer at East Carolina Veterinary Service have been proudly serving Greenville, NC and the surrounding eastern North Carolina community for decades. Whether it's donating their time and talents to various charitable organizations, educating students and others about animal health, or providing the exceptional care and one-on-one attention your pet deserves, Drs. Kuhn and Mercer are passionate about serving the community and the needs of your pet.

Dr. Linda Kuhn

Dr. Kuhn is originally from Maine and holds a Bachelor of Art degree from Colby College, ME. Between college and veterinary school, Dr. Kuhn was a technician at Duke University in the area of cancer research. She graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine on May 6th 1989 and then opened East Carolina Veterinary Service that same year. Dr. Kuhn's husband is a radiologist at Eastern Radiology. She has two children; Ellen who is a medical student in Denver, CO and Peter who lives in Portland, OR and works as a free lance graphic designer (www.callmeclark.com). She has a Greyhound and one cat who keep her busy at home. In her free time, Dr. Kuhn enjoys horseback riding, mountain climbing out west, reading, body surfing at the beach, and helping educate children about veterinary medicine. She also loves her monthly appearances on WITN-7 news promoting pet adoptions with the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. Dr. Kuhn is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Lauren Mercer

Dr. Mercer grew up in Pamlico County in rural Eastern NC. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2010 with a BS in Biology. While in undergrad, Dr. Mercer worked as a veterinary assistant at ECVS from 2008-2012. She graduated with honors from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2016. Dr. Mercer and her husband, Brandon, share their home with their 11 rescue cats and a Frenchie named Charlotte. Dr. Mercer is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. She is also a member of the Pitt County Animal Advisory Board.