Regular fixtures in the community and dedicated to their professions, Drs. Linda Kuhn and Lauren Mercer at East Carolina Veterinary Service have been proudly serving Greenville, NC and the surrounding eastern North Carolina community for decades. Whether it's donating their time and talents to various charitable organizations, educating students and others about animal health, or providing the exceptional care and one-on-one attention your pet deserves, Drs. Kuhn and Mercer are passionate about serving the community and the needs of your pet.
Dr. Kuhn is originally from Maine and holds a Bachelor of Art degree from Colby College, ME. Between college and veterinary school, Dr. Kuhn was a technician at Duke University in the area of cancer research. She graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine on May 6th 1989 and then opened East Carolina Veterinary Service that same year. Dr. Kuhn’s husband is a radiologist at Eastern Radiology. She has two children; Ellen who is working as a research technician in autism at UNC Chapel Hill while waiting to get into medical school, and Peter who lives in San Francisco and works as a free lance graphic designer (www.callmeclark.com). She has a dog and three cats who keep her busy at home. In her free time, Dr. Kuhn enjoys horseback riding, mountain climbing out west, reading, body surfing at the beach, and helping educate children about veterinary medicine. Dr. Kuhn is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.
Dr. Mercer grew up in Pamlico County in Eastern North Carolina. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2010 with a BS in Biology. Dr. Mercer previously worked at ECVS as a veterinary assistant from 2008-2012. In May 2016, she graduated magna cum laude from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mercer and her husband, Brandon (also a Pirate alumni) , were married in November 2016 and are excited to make Greenville their permanent home. Together they have 6 cats (Tiny, Buddy, Rocky, Zeeny, Marty and Lucy) and a Boston Terrier named Bella. She has enjoyed a wonderful first year back with her ECVS family and looks forward to many years to come! Dr. Mercer is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.