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Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital at Longview to Host Pet-Friendly Grand Opening Event

Raleigh, NC (January 14, 2019)Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital is celebrating the recent opening of its first location in the Longview neighborhood of Raleigh with a fun community event from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26. Pet owners in attendance will receive one free veterinary exam that can be redeemed on a later date at Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital at Longview, which is located at 2116-F New Bern Avenue, in the Longview Shopping Center next to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

The Grand Opening will include tours of the new hospital, caricatures by Bruce Stevenson, an adoption event featuring dogs from the SPCA of Wake County, complimentary drinks from Trophy Brewing Co. and Whiskey Kitchen, a raffle with prizes from BurgerFi and ThunderWorks® to benefit the SPCA of Wake County and appetizers for attendees. Guests are encouraged to bring their dogs if they’re comfortable with other pets in public. Additionally, the neighboring Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is offering discounted tickets for $8 for a special screening of the movie “Best in Show” with $3 of the ticket sales benefitting the SPCA of Wake County.

“We are excited to offer personalized customer service, comprehensive medical care and advanced technology to pet owners in Raleigh,” said George Ghneim, DVM, PhD. “We are proud to be part of the Longview community and we look forward to serving our neighbors. We encourage local pet owners and those who are looking to adopt a dog to come to our Grand Opening event to meet our staff, participate in the fun activities, enjoy complimentary food and appetizers and greet adoptable dogs from the SPCA of Wake County.”

Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital at Longview has a modern and spacious facility that offers high-quality services and amenities such as comprehensive medical care, state-of-the-art diagnostic services and advanced technologies. As part of its first-rate customer service approach, Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital also guarantees that each pet will have one-on-one attention from a veterinary technician or assistant on staff throughout each step of the visit. The team includes two veterinarians, Dr. Ghneim and Dr. Dianne Saladino, as well as veterinary technician and office manager, McKenzie Paschal, RVT. Additionally, Drs. Virginia Brown and Kelly Neri will be working alongside the team until the opening of Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital at Dixie Trail, which is scheduled for the spring of 2019.

For more information about Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital and its services, visit For an interview with Dr. Ghneim, and/or a tour of the new location, contact Mackenzie Smith at or 877.703.3824, x106.

About Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital
Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital is a Raleigh-based veterinary services provider with one location in Longview and two locations opening up this year in Dixie Trail and South Saunders. Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital offers comprehensive medical care, diagnostic services and surgery. Its mission is to help provide Raleigh area pets with a long and enjoyable life that he or she deserves. For more information, visit the Oak Heart Veterinary Hospital website and Facebook page.

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