Our customers and patients love the small, family atmosphere of Dineen Animal Hospital. Our friendly staff takes time to get to know every patient and their needs. Some of us have been part of this animal hospital for more than 30 years! When you bring your pet in for veterinary care services in Wilmington NC, you’ll be treated like one of the family.

Jeffrey J Dineen, DVM

Veterinarian, Practice owner
Dr. Dineen received his Bacholor of Arts degree in Zoology from the University of NC at Chapel Hill in 1975 and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University in 1980. He has practiced in the Wilmington area since hat time. Dr. Dineen served as program chairman and vice president of the NC Academy of Small Animal Medicine in 1985 and 1986 he became president from 1987 – 1990, he served on the NC Veterinary Medical Association Board. Dr. Dineen opened his own practice in Leland, NC in 1988 and moved to the current location on Floral Parkway in Wilmington in 1991. He is currently practicing full time. He enjoys fishing and exercising. He and his wife Donna adopted their dog Roo 7 years ago. Roo was born without 2 front legs and is the love of their life!

Eve Mills, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Eve Mills received a Bachelor of Science degree in Laboratory Animal Science from N.C. A & T State University in 1986. She graduated from N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a DVM degree in 1990. Since graduation she has practiced in Wilmington, Goldsboro, and Shallotte, N.C. Her special interests are preventive medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Mills hobbies include raising chickens for egg production and gardening. She also likes to line dance and attend music festivals, traveling, camping and her family.

Angie Buckalew

Veterinary Assistant
Angie is originally from West Virginia, but has called Wilmington her home for a long time. She has been working in the veterinary medicine field for over 28 years and has been with Dr. Dineen since 2001! She is married with three children, two grandchildren, and two cats. She is a true animal lover and never forgets a furry face! When she is not working she loves to spend time with her family and see as many country concerts as possible. Big fan of Duke Basketball and The Redskins.

Katie Hanrahan

Katie is originally from Rocky Point, NY and moved to Wilmington 6 years ago. She has been working in the veterinary medicine field for over 15 years and at Dineen’s since 2012. The clients love her and she knows every pet by name as soon as they walk in the door. Katie loves animals so much that she is a pet sitter in her free time. Along with the pet sitting, in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, dancing, and baking.

English Tuttle

Office Manager
English is a Wilmington native and has been with the hospital since 2006. The staff at Dineen’s is like a second family to her, and loves interacting with the clients. At home, she has two active boys, two cats, and one dog. When she’s not working she enjoys the beach and any activities involving her boys.

Rebecca Murphy

Veterinary Assistant
Rebecca is originally from New York and moved to North Carolina in 2013. She started in the animal field in 2010. Rebecca has 3 geriatric dogs, 1 geriatric cat, and a beautiful baby girl. She joined the Dineen family in 2020 and we are grateful to have her. For fun, she enjoys spending time with her family and anything involving the outdoors.

Samantha Wolff

Veterinary Assistant
Samantha was born in Maine, however she has lived in Wilmington since 2006. Sam worked with Dineen AH in the past and left to start a family. Her husband, son Kai, and her two furry babies are her entire world. But she missed us! Sam rejoined our staff in 2021 and is a great addition to our team. In her spare time, she enjoys cookouts, parties, anything that involves spending time with her friends and family.

Courtney Montanez

Veterinary Assistant
Courtney is originally from New York, but moved to Wilmington in 2021.  She has been working with animals and in this field since 2017.  Courtney has been a part of the Dineen family since 2023.  In her free time she likes to read and hang out with her family, including her 3 cats, 2 lizards, and a snake!

Chloe Janse Van Rensburg

Veterinary Assistant
Chloe was born in East London, South Africa, but grew up in Charlotte, NC.  She is currently a pre-veterinary major at UNCW with a minor in mathematics.  She enjoys going to the beach, and grabbing a coffee with friends while looking for new antiques stores to visit.

Cameron Walker

Veterinary Assistant
Cameron is originally from Raleigh, NC and is currently majoring in biology at UNCW.  She first started working with animals in 2021 in a kennel.  In her free time, she likes to go to the beach, read, and spend time with friends and family.

Emma Sharkey

Veterinary Assistant
Emma was born and raised in Wilmington.  She is currently at CFCC’s vet tech program.  When she is not working, she enjoys hiking at Carolina Beach State Park with her dog, cooking and being a huge NY Rangers fan.