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Welcome to Ayers Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Huntington, WV

Call us at 304-529-6049

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Welcome to Ayers Animal Hospital, where we treat your pet as our own. Dr. Mark Ayers and his associates are licensed veterinarians, treating small companion animals and pocket pets. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Ayers Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital, and we are equipped to handle emergency cases as well as non-emergency medical, surgical, preventive health and dental cases. Dr. Mark Ayers, Dr. Candie Baker, Dr. Amber Lilly, and Dr. Elizabeth Cherry are experienced in all types of medical, surgical and preventive health conditions. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our hospital comfortable, kid-friendly and provide a very calm environment so your pet can relax in our spacious waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own personal veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to browse through that will help you learn about how to better care of your pets. The best veterinary care for our patients is always changing. Please pay particular attention to the nutrition articles and problem prevention articles. If you want to ask a question call 304-529-6049 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Ayers Animal Hospital is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for our pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

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

Dr. Mark Ayers
Ayers Animal Hospital | 304-529-6049

1514 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV 25705

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Mark A. Ayers

    Dr. Mark A. Ayers is the owner and founder of Ayers Animal Hospital, Inc.  Dr. Ayers graduated from West Virginia University with high honors and with a BS degree in animal science.  He is a 1979 graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Ayers founded Ayers Animal Hospital, Inc., after purchasing the practice of Dr. Harry 'Bert' Willet in 1983.

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  • Dr. Candie M. Baker

    Dr. Candie M. Baker joined the team at Ayers Animal Hospital in January of 2009.   Dr.  Baker went to Morehead State University for Pre-Vet and is a 1993 graduate of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Baker’s dream growing up on a 200 acre farm in Olive Hill, Kentucky,  was to be a veterinarian.

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  • Dr. Amber Beth Lilly

    Dr. Amber Beth Lilly was born and raised in Huntington, West Viginia.  Dr. Lilly graduated summa cum laude from Marshall University with a BS degree in Biology in 2006.  She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and then moved back to the tri-state area to be near family.  She is licensed in both West Virginia and Kentucky.

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Read What Our Clients Say

    Dr. Ayers has been a wonderful vet. He truly cares about animals and you can definitely see that. I would recommend them to anyone in the area. The update to the building is amazing!

    Sara Walker Via Facebook / Huntington, WV


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


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