Owner and Medical Director
Dr. Andrew Pierce was born and raised in North Carolina. His childhood was spent on a beef cattle farm in Harrisburg, NC. He began working at East Lincoln Animal Hospital in Denver, NC in 2003 as part of the kennel staff and would eventually become a veterinary assistant. While working at ELAH, Andrew completed his undergraduate degree in biology. He took a special interest in honeybee research during that time and in 2006 his research was published in the Journal of Entomology. He graduated in 2007 and would marry his high school sweetheart, Shannon the following week. During his first year of marriage Dr. Pierce continued working at ELAH, while he applied to veterinary schools. In 2008, he was accepted to NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and he graduated in 2012.
Dr. Pierce has 3 children; RuthAnn, Evelyn, and Neilan. He has a Yorkie (Hiccup) and Yellow Lab (Hopper). Dr. Pierce enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Medicine; he has a particular interest in veterinary emergency, oncology, internal medicine, and cardiology. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, vacationing to the mountains and the beach, and playing basketball and volleyball.