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Our Team

When you have a pet emergency, every second counts. 

We are committed to providing

exceptional veterinary care and customer service.

Dr. Robert Hooker


After graduating from NC State, Dr. Hooker opened the Animal Emergency Hospital of the Strand in 1998.  Dr. Hooker grew up in rural South Carolina also practices general medicine in Bennettsville and Dillon, SC. He is a big fan of Old Time music and enjoys playing claw hammer banjo and guitar. Two of his best pals are Great Danes named Kobalt and Willys.  He is most happy  spending time with his wife, Megan and son, Leland.

Our experienced veterinarians, veterinary technicians and support staff are here for you. 


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