Our Staff

Dr. McDaniel opened the Animal Hospital of North Myrtle Beach in 1976 after graduating from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He built the current hospital and moved to its present location in 1984. Dr. McDaniel is a member of the Waccamaw Association of Veterinarians, the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association. He has been honored by AAHA for his longtime hospital membership and for his adherence to its strict medical and ethical guidelines. The hospital has been awarded AAHA Accreditation with Honors. Dr. McDaniel served six years on the South Carolina Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners including two years as Chairman. He is married and lives in Longs with two alley cats (Esso and Squeaky), two German Shepherds (Tango and Hexe), two horses (Zippy and Sam) a donkey named Walter, and the feline barn supervisor named Eloise.

Shannon C.

Kennel Assistant

Judy P.
Groomer (Paws Inn)


Stacy Doty, DVM

Dr. Doty earned her veterinary degree from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 and practiced for a year in Virginia before joining the Animal Hospital of North Myrtle Beach in 1996.  Dr. Doty had worked both as a licensed animal health technician and as a registered nurse before attending veterinary college.  She lives in Cherry Grove with her husband, two Chihuahuas named Queenie and Prince, and two cats named Rocky and Little Man.


Karen McDaniel
Business Manager


Paula Wiley

Practice Manager

Phylis H. 


Diane T.


Stephanie S.

Vet Assistant

Angela D.

Vet Assistant

Jessica V.

Vet Assistant

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Linda W.

Tech Assistant

Jeannie H.


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Lori S.

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Shelley R.

Jessica G.


Misty H.


Kayla R.

Kennel/Vet Assistant 


Patsy S.
Receptionist (Paws Inn)


Karen L.

Kennel Assistant (Paws Inn)

Dr. Jones has been part of our team since graduating from N.C. State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She enjoys the beach and all the people who live here, and currently shares her home with her husband, two daughters, a Pit bulldog mix named Ella, Sneakers the Cat, and an assortment of tropical fish.


Earle McDaniel, DVM


Nicole Jones, DVM