CHAPEL HILL, N.C.May 24, 2023

Vets Pets, a North Carolina cooperative network of veterinary hospitals, continues to expand with the opening of Kindred Heart Animal Hospital at Governors Village. This milestone comes within a year of opening the first Kindred Heart location at the South Green Shopping Center in Carrboro.

The original Kindred Heart Animal Hospital was established in July 2022 through a partnership between Vets Pets and Keri Reeves, DVM. Since then, the hospital has not only seen impressive growth, prompting the establishment of a second location, but has also expanded its services to include mobile veterinary care.

The mobile service began in September 2022 through the acquisition and merger of Chapel Hill Mobile Veterinary Housecalls, which was owned by Sunita Driehuys, DVM. Drs. Driehuys and Reeves have been long-time friends and colleagues and hoped for an opportunity to work together. “I am thrilled to be working with Dr. Driehuys and to add house call services for our clients,” said Dr. Reeves. “It has allowed us to extend our reach and better meet the needs of our community.”

Located at 50150 Governors Drive in Chapel Hill, the new Kindred Heart physical facility officially opened its doors on May 18, 2023. In addition to full-service progressive veterinary care, Kindred Heart at Governors Village will also offer grooming services.

“Kindred Heart’s growth has been remarkable but not surprising once you get to know Dr. Reeves. She is an amazing veterinarian and a wonderful person,” said Steve Thomas, CEO of Vets Pets. “The combination of Dr. Reeves’ reputation and the community’s care for their pets made the decision to open the second location an easy one.”

The team at Kindred Heart is doing an excellent job providing top-quality care to the pets of Carrboro and Chapel Hill. For more information on Kindred Heart Animal Hospital and its services, please visit their website or call (919) 525-1962.

For more information, or to schedule an interview with Dr. Reeves or Steve Thomas, please contact Matt Mumpower by email at or by phone at 252.237.1375.

About Vets Pets

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Wilson, North Carolina, Vets Pets is a cooperative network of veterinary hospitals located throughout the Tar Heel State. Vets Pets provides hands-on full-service management support to its member and partner veterinarians and their teams so they can better focus on achieving medical and service excellence within a supportive and healthy hospital culture.  Nearly all of Vets Pets hospitals are anchored by first-generation veterinary owners who choose to partner with Vets Pets to pursue their dreams of ownership with a proven and trusted management partner standing with them.