Dr. Carlton Rouse
Dr. Carlton Rouse is originally from Lenoir County and returned home when Five Oaks Animal Hospital opened in November 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from NC State University in 1972 and his veterinary degree from Auburn University in 1976.
He practiced in a mixed animal clinic in Clinton, NC for 8 years before joining the NC Department of Agriculture at the Rose Hill Animal Disease Lab where he was employed for 26 years, becoming director of the lab in 2002. He then practiced in a small animal practice in Dunn, NC before coming back to Kinston.