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Dr Ed Faulkner - Weddington Animal Hospital

Dr. Ed Faulkner

Dr. Ed Faulkner grew up in Kernersville, North Carolina and obtained his undergraduate degrees at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.    After undergraduate studies Dr. Faulkner elected to follow his lifelong interest in animals and pursue a career in veterinary medicine.  Dr. Faulkner was President of his veterinary class and obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University.  He is an active member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), is a board participant with the NCVMA (North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association), a member of the NCASAM (North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine), and a member of AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners).  Dr. Faulkner has special interests in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, infectious disease, and internal medicine.

In his free time he enjoys being active with his family, which includes his wife, two daughters, Murray the dog and Caroline the cat.  He is a fervent supporter of the Wolfpack and is a big fan of football (Redskins), hockey (Hurricanes), baseball (Orioles), basketball (Celtics), and NASCAR (48).  Dr. Faulkner is an avid fly fisherman and loves to get lost in the mountains fishing different rivers for trout.


Madonna is a 1986 graduate of CPCC with an Associates in Applied Science/Physical Therapy.  She worked as a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant concentrating in the field of developmental disability.  She has held positions in the school system, private practice and as Coordinator of the PT Department of a 120 bed ICF/MR facility.  In 1998 she studied Animal Care Taking at SPCC and began working in the veterinary field as a veterinary assistant.  In 2002 she opened a boarding facility-Stay & Play Pet Resort.  In 2014 she sold the kennel and rejoined the Weddington Animal Hospital team as our  Front Desk Receptionist. She enjoys reading and taking care of her two dogs Molly and Patches.

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Jenny is a Union County native with a BS in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She has worked in veterinary medicine since 1993.  Her family includes her husband, Nick, four dogs, and two cats.  In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading, and Carolina athletics.

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Martha is originally from Greenville, SC. She lived and grew up outside of Greenville in the little town of Taylors. Martha started in human health but in 2007 decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She worked for five years in a veterinary hospital in her hometown. In 2013, she and her husband decided to move to Concord, NC to be closer to their favorite sport of NASCAR. Martha is also a big Clemson fan and loves everything Clemson. As well as her husband, her family includes 2 dogs and 3 cats. In her spare time, Martha enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.


Nikki is from Monroe, North Carolina.  She has been a part of veterinary medicine since 2014.  Her family consists of her husband, Kash, and her 3 dogs, June, Tebow and Mia.  Nikki enjoys watching sports, outside activities and shopping.

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