DVM, Diplomate ACVS


  • BS – Tarleton State University, 1997
  • DVM – Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Fellowship – University of Tennessee, 2005


  • Kansas State University, 2002


  • North Carolina State University, 2005-2008

Board Certification:

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2009

Professional Accomplishments:

Dr. Arnold published several articles during his orthopedics fellowship at the University of Tennessee. He co-authored book chapters in Veterinary Clinics of North America on kinematics, kinetics and physical rehabilitation and was awarded the “best laboratory research publication of the year” through the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009 for his resident research on the mechanical testing of surgical biomaterials. Following completion of his residency in 2008 he returned to Texas and worked with the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. In 2011, he and his wife moved back to her hometown of Charlotte and joined Carolina Veterinary Specialists as one of our staff surgeons. He and his wife have twin girls. Dr. Arnold has given lectures at both local continuing education meetings and national symposiums

Areas of Special Interest:

Cranial cruciate ligament injuries, fracture management, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, cardiothoracic, oncologic and reconstructive surgeries, wound management