Dr. A. Renfrow Hauser
Dr. A. Renfrow Hauser was born and lived in Mt. Airy his entire life with the exception of his time away while in college and a short time immediately after graduation from veterinary school. He completed his undergraduate studies at NC State University and graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. He worked in Abingdon, Virginia for 1.5 years before returning to Mt. Airy to open his own veterinary hospital in 1976.

His free time is spent with his horses which he showed for many years and now races at the standardbred race horse tracks. His love is breeding, training and racing the horses that he and his wife, Karen have raised. He is the proud father of two sons, their wives and 4 grandchildren. Dr. Hauser is also a licensed private pilot. Besides all the horses and ponies, the Hausers enjoy their rescue dog Pearl, rescue cat Laverne and a “herd” of fainting goats!

Dr. Mark G. Hauser
Dr. Mark G. Hauser was also born and raised in Mt. Airy where he attended North Surry High School. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and a minor in genetics. After a short career teaching and coaching baseball at Surry Community College, he was also employed by the Forsyth County Health Department for three years. He graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts, West Indies in 2009. He completed one year of clinical studies at Auburn University. He and his wife Leah enjoy all sporting events, especially NC State Football. They are also the proud parents of a daughter, Marlee, a rescue dog, Phoebe and a pasture ornament donkey, Jose.
Dr. Cory A. Sechrist

Dr. Cory A. Sechrist was born in Mt. Airy and has lived in Cana, VA his entire life.  He attended Mt. Airy High School and worked part-time at Surry Animal Hospital as a teenager which solidified his interest in veterinary medicine.  Dr. Sechrist graduated from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise where earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2010.  He graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 after completing a clinical year of training at Auburn University.  In his spare time Cory enjoys working on his family farm and horseback riding.  He owns eight horses and several head of cattle.


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- Danny and Mary Lynn

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We are a full service animal hospital for companion animals as well as large animals. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as preventative health care for your pets. We provide extensive in-house laboratory services, highly technical surgical skills and pharmaceuticals.

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Surry Animal Hospital, PA
926 Reeves Drive
Mt. Airy, NC 27030

Phone: (336) 789-9054
Fax: (336) 786-9005

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