Meet our veterinarians

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Douglas Dawson, DVM

Dr. Douglas Dawson is the owner of the hospital.  He graduated from Texas A & M Veterinary School in 1984.  He has been in small animal practice ever since.  He and his wife opened North Durham Animal Hospital in 2015 and have enjoyed having the practice grow substantially under the concept of the neighborhood veterinarian offering affordable care.  Dr. Dawson also enjoys working with rescue pet organizations.




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John Ozak, DVM

Dr. Mehmed “John” Ozak was born in Austin, Texas.  His mother is a veterinarian in Turkey and Dr. Ozak attended Istanbul University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He graduated in 2013 and soon after moved to the United States.  Dr. Ozak went through the lengthy process of acquiring his Texas veterinary license.  He completed this in June 2017 and joined our team in late July 2017.  Dr. Ozak and his wife welcomed their son in July 2018.