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
  • 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. We are thrilled to announce that she purchased Cardinal Animal Hospital in August 2018!

    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
  • 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
  • Emily

    Emily has joined us as the new practice manager, although she worked for Cardinal previously for five years as a veterinary assistant. She has 14 years of experience in the veterinary field including 2 years as a kennel attendant, 7 years as a veterinary assistant, and 5 years as a receptionist. She is very passionate and dedicated about the well-being of our clients, their pets, and our staff. When she is not at Cardinal, you can usually find Emily at the barn with her Appaloosa pony, Goosebumps!
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sarah

    Sarah is a veterinary assistant who works at Cardinal on Saturdays. During the week, she works as an RN!
  • 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.
  • Caroline

    Kennel Assistant-Info Coming Soon!
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    Kennel Assistant-Info coming soon!
  • Magnolia

    Kennel Assistant-Info coming soon!
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    Chandler is one of our kennel assistants and is a 2018 Guilford College graduate. In the Summer of 2018 she had an internship at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Hubert, NC. She is hoping to run an animal clinic or fostering program for re-homing animals.