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Dr. Frank Ansede, DVM


Dr. Frank Ansede received his BS in Biology from Fairfield University in 1991. He was awarded his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University in 1995. The following year he completed an internal medicine and surgical internship with Red Bank Veterinary Referral Service, one of the premier veterinary specialty hospitals in the country. After working in general practice in New Jersey for another year, he and his wife Michele brought the family to North Carolina in 1997. He gained experience in corporate medicine working for a small veterinary corporation. He was soon promoted to Hospital Director of one of their clinics in Monroe, North Carolina.

After two years of corporate medicine, Dr. Ansede struck out on his own and started a Relief veterinary service. He provided high quality medical and surgical care to many hospitals in the Greater Charlotte and South Carolina areas.

Ansede Animal Hospital has been serving the Greater Raleigh area since 2002 working with privately owned pets,a variety rescue groups, low cost spay/neuter programs, Garner Police Department, Animal Control and the SPCA of Wake County

Michele Ansede

Hospital Manager

Michele has decades of front office management and reception excellence that involved top tiered specialty , emergency, and primary veterinary facilities in New Jersey and North Carolina. She strives to make your experience with us important and worthy of what good pet owners demand these days.

Joleen Livesay

Animal Assistant

Joleen was a leader in one of the bigger boarding franchises in North Carolina. Suite Paws and resorts. She brings with her a compassion of pets that has not faded for many years. We are pleased to have her soothing care to all pets that take advantage of our boarding and medical hospitalization.
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For now, I will be available most days of the week for grooming. Until we get all our systems in place it may seem a little unorganized, but such as it is for new and exciting services! I look forward to meeting you soon and bonding with your pet. Make an appointment or call us today!