Cardinal Animal Hospital

Cardinal Animal Hospital is a full-service state accredited Veterinary Hospital. We are well equipped with both gas and injectable anesthesia and have up-to-date recovery and intensive care facilities. We also have advanced dental equipment, which allows us to provide progressive dental services. Our surgery suite has state-of-the-art monitoring equipment as well as surgical instrumentation. We are also able to provide our patients with full radiology services including ultrasound and contrast studies.

The laboratory is state-of-the-art and allows us to run our tests in-house and provides us with quick results. We are also able to provide EKG, endoscopy, and full pharmacy services. Full service boarding and grooming are also offered.

Our staff has completed rigorous training to become licensed at both the federal and state levels and continues to improve their training by attending numerous continuing education courses annually.

We also have a board certified veterinary radiologist that comes to our hospital on a regular basis and have strong ties with other veterinary specialists in cardiology, surgery, ophthalmology, and internal medicine.

  • MON-FRI: 7:00am-6:00pm
  • SAT: 8:00am - Noon
  • For emergencies after hours call
  • 336-632-0605 or 336-288-2686
  • Jeffrey A. Denis, DVM

    B.S. Medical Technology, Michigan State University
    DVM, Michigan State University

    Professional Affiliations:
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association
    Central Carolina Veterinary Medical Association
    Guilford County Veterinary Medical Association
    American Association of Feline Practitioners
    After Hours Veterinary Emergency Clinic
    Dr. Denis is a native of Michigan and received a BS in Medical Technology with honors in 1979 and his DVM in 1984 from Michigan State University. Upon graduating, he accepted a position in a small animal/equine practice in Perrysburg, Ohio, where he practiced until relocating to Greensboro. In July 1985, he began managing a small animal hospital in Greensboro and in July 1988, he opened Cardinal Animal Hospital.

    Dr.Denis is a member of several veterinary organizations and has served on the board with many of them. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in orthopedic surgery, dentistry, endoscopy and internal medicine.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1988
    Michigan State University
  • Paula A. Jones, DVM

    B.S. Missouri State University

    DVM, University of Missouri-College of Veterinary Medicine


    Professional Affiliations:

    American Veterinary Medical Association

    North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association


    Dr. Paula Jones, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, received a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Missouri State University in 1996. In 2000, she received her DVM from the University of Missouri-College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she moved to Hope Mills, NC and worked in a small animal/equine practice. It was there she became interested in laser surgery. In 2004, she moved to High Point to practice as a relief veterinarian and performed laser surgery at various hospitals around the triad.

    Other professional interests include Opthalmology, Dermatology, Surgery, and pocket pets.

    In her free time, Dr. Jones likes to bicycle, exercise, and horseback ride. She currently resides in High Point with her 5 dogs, 2 cats, and a horse.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2000
    Missouri State, University of Missouri-College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Michele

    Michele is our Practice Manager and has been with us since September 2011.  She is originally from New Jersey and moved to Greensboro with her husband Joe in 2000.  She has been working in the Veterinary field since 1995, and in Veterinary Management since 2008.  Michele has been an animal lover since childhood so there is nothing she would rather do than work closely with them and their owners.

    Michele has 3 dogs-a Maltipoo named "Wallace", a Shih-poo named "Luigi", and "Nico", a  Pitbull mix. Also, 3 cats-"Dexter," GiGi," & "Lemon Pie."

    Michele began fostering kittens in 2017. Although it is very difficult to let them go (see Gigi & Lemon Pie!), her & her family really enjoy taking care of the babies and finding them forever homes.

    She enjoys spending all of her free time with her husband and their son, Joseph. Michele & Joseph also volunteer weekly at Horsefriends at Flintrock Farm in Reidsville, which is a therapeutic horseback riding program for people with various disabilities or behavioral disorders.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
  • Heather

    Heather is a Veterinary Assistant from Winston-Salem and has been here since July 2003. Being a true animal lover, she has many pets including 1 pig, 3 dogs, 6 cats, and 1 bird.

    Her hobbies include gardening, reading, sewing, and studying American and ancient Holy Land histories.  She also loves photographing nature and mountains.

  • Krystal

    Krystal is one of our Veterinary Assistants and been with us since August 2003.  She has 2 dogs named "Ronin" & "Ryo" and a cat named "Pax."

    Krystal and her husband, Mars, have two boys Ethan and Spencer.  She loves to be outdoors and spend time with her family.

  • Joshua

    Josh is a Veterinary Assistant from Winston-Salem and has been with us since August 2008. Josh is Heather's brother and share all of the same little creatures!

    Along with working with animals, Josh loves American History, hiking, music, and astronomy.

  • Tiffany

    Tiffany is a Receptionist who is from Stokesdale. She has been with us since January of 2011.  Her "furrmily" consists of 3 cats, "JJ (Janis Joplin), "Grace Slick," and "Leo"(a lean mean hunting machine), and 1 Hound Mix named "Chili" (Red Hot Chili Peppers).

    In her spare time Tiffany loves to go to concerts, movies, hiking, knitting, card games, reading, puzzles, and riding her motorcycle.

  • Miracle

    Miracle is one of our Kennel Assistants and is from Gastonia but has become a resident of Greensboro for school. She is a senior at UNCG studying Sociology. Miracle loves dogs and has worked with them for the past 2 years. She has a rescued dog named Samson. When she is not studying, she enjoys having play dates with Samson and her friends' dogs.  She thoroughly enjoys taking care of the pets here at Cardinal.
  • Brenna

    Brenna is our part time receptionist.  She loves animals so much and it was always her dream to work at a vet.  She enjoys spending her time with family and her pups, Trooper, Chloe, and Bella, and eatin' chicken nuggets!
  • Becky

    Becky is our part time receptionist.  She is currently enrolled at UNCG studying Genetic Counseling.  She has 3 dogs, Summer, Storm, & Scout.  She spends all of her free time with her husband Garrett and their new baby girl Lilia.
  • Caroline

    Kennel Assistant-Info Coming Soon!
  • Sarah

    Veterinary Assistant-Info coming soon!
  • Kathy

    Kathy is our groomer.  She graduated from A&T with a Bachelor's in Animal Science and also the Southern Institute of Grooming.  When she is not making dogs beautiful, Kathy enjoys spending all of her free time with her husband, 3 children, and grandson.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Southern Institute of Grooming, A& T University
  • Magnolia

    Kennel Assistant-Info coming soon!
  • Allison

    Kennel Assistant-Info coming soon!