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Lazy 5 Vets


For over 40 years, the well-established James Animal Hospital, ran by Dr. Ted James, serviced patients in Rowan County and surrounding areas. In 2005, Lazy 5 Vets began operating in the same building and proudly inherited the late Dr. Ted James’ clientele. The professional and courteous staff at Lazy 5 Vets has been committed to providing the best possible veterinary care ever since. Lazy 5 Vets is a full-service veterinary medical facility with state-of-the-art boarding and grooming. Our robust services also include K-Laser treatments, wellness plans, veterinary acupuncture, and more! With five exceptional veterinarians on staff, we take pride in building relationships that last a lifetime.

Our 5 Principles

1. Veterinary Services: Lazy 5 Vets is committed to providing cutting edge veterinary medical care in order for your pet companion to live a happy and healthy life.

2. Grooming: Lazy 5 Vets is dedicated to keeping your pet clean, healthy, and comfortable.

3. Boarding: Lazy 5 Vets provides a clean and low-stress environment for your pets while you are away.

4. Rehabilitation: Through modern veterinary innovations, Lazy 5 Vets offers effective and therapeutic rehabilitation solutions to provide relief for your family pet.

5. Training: Lazy 5 takes pride in offering specialized and effective training programs to ensure your pet’s success in the real world.

Our Mission

“…is to provide the highest quality and most compassionate medical care, while supporting clients through strong relationships and proper pet education.”

Veterinarian Rebekah Julian provides excellent pet care to the Salisbury and Rowan communities. Learn how her practice has continued to grow both in size and the capabilities of the Doctors on staff.