New patients receive a FREE wellness exam on first visit

Welcome to Eastridge Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Gastonia NC

Call us at 704-869-9400
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 704-869-9400!


If you live in Gastonia or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Melissa Chitu is a licensed NC veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Eastridge Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Melissa Chitu has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Gastonia veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 704-869-9400 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Gastonia veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Gastonia pet owners.

At Eastridge Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Melissa Chitu
Gastonia Veterinarian | Eastridge Animal Hospital | 704-869-9400

1654 East Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054

Office Hours


8:00 AM-6:00 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-12:00 PM





Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "They are an awesome vet office. Always get me in on short notice and really show compassion for my fur babies."
    Michelle M.

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