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Ambassador Animal Hospital

Columbia, SC 29206
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Ambassador Animal Hospital, founded in 1961, provides pet care for dogs and cats in the Columbia and Forest Acres areas. The AAHA accredited practice’s services include surgery, dental care, boarding and grooming, and emergency assistance. The hospital’s health services contain dermatology, laser therapy, prescription diets, glaucoma prevention, reproductive medicine, and cancer treatment.

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Four Paws Animal Clinic

Columbia, SC 29206
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Four Paws Animal Clinic, a practice in Columbia, provides veterinary care for dogs and cats. Services include behavior counseling, bloodwork, dental care and surgery, critical and emergency care, geriatric counseling, cremation, pharmacy, immunizations, microchipping, nutritional counseling, pain management, surgery, radiology, and wellness exams. The clinic, founded in 2009, is praised by previous clients for the staff’s compassion, professionalism, and friendliness. Customers have access to online medication delivery services.

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Gregg Animal Hospital

Columbia, SC 29223
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Gregg Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital in Columbia. The practice, founded in 1987, is AAHA certified. The hospital includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-house lab, in-house surgical and dental facilities, x-ray capabilities, ultrasound capabilities, a supervised treatment area, and recently renovated grooming and indoor boarding facilities. Dr. Gregg received his DVM from the University of Georgia in 1979 and specialized in cardiology, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

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Griffin Animal Hospital

Columbia, SC 29201
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Griffin Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary practice in Columbia offering complete medical, surgical, and dental services. The hospital’s mission is to provide compassionate, complete, and quality care to patients. Other services include grooming and boarding. Dr. Griffin graduated from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Greater Columbia Association of Veterinarians. Previous customers praise the staff for making their pets feel safe and comfortable.

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Hudson Veterinary Hospital

Sumter, SC 29150
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Hudson Veterinary Hospital offers preventative care, surgical services, dental services, emergency services, and additional services in Sumter. The facility is an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association and South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. The hospital has a full-service pharmacy and carries the full line of Purina Veterinary Diets and can order Hill’s and Royal Canin if requested by a customer.

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Lake Murray Animal Hospital

Gilbert, SC 29054
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Lake Murray Animal Hospital is a full-service Gilbert veterinary clinic. The animal hospital's mission is to provide a high standard of veterinary care for cats and dogs. Services include services include spay and neuter, vaccinations, surgery, dentistry, diet planning for pets, emergency care, and cat care. The hospital has an online pharmacy where customers can receive medication delivered to their homes. Dr. Boyette graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994.

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Pet Friends Veterinary Clinic

Columbia, SC 29229
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Pet Friends Veterinary Clinic is a pet hospital serving dogs and cats in Columbia. The clinic specializes in services including annual exams, vaccines, dental care, surgery, spay/neuter, therapeutic laser, house calls, boarding, and bathing. The facility also has an in-house lab, anesthesia, radiology, and a pharmacy. Dr. Lilly-Bare attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine and earned her degree in 2003 and is a member in good standing of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Greater Columbia Association of Veterinarians, and South Carolina Association of Veterinarians.

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PETSinc

Columbia, SC 29171
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PETSinc is a non-profit pet rescue and adoption organization in Columbia. Within the facility is a vet clinic where services include spay, neuter, various preventative shots, blood counts, dental work, deworming, nail trim, microchip, pain medication, skin scrape, and more. Dr. Carney, the clinic’s vet, graduated with a DVM from Ohio State University in 1999. The organization founded over 25 years ago, is a no-kill rescue.

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3.9

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Spring Valley Animal Hospital

Columbia, SC 29223
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Spring Valley Animal Hospital provides veterinary services in Columbia for dogs and cats. The practice, founded more than 35 years ago, performs wellness visits, laboratory services, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dentistry, emergency services, grooming, and boarding. Customers can get their pets’ medication and nutrition delivered to their homes. Previous clients rave about the friendly and caring staff and quality pet care. Dr. Herbers completed veterinary school at St. George's University in Grenada and North Carolina State University.

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Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

Lugoff, SC 29078
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Veterinary Medicine & Surgery is a full-service animal care center in Lugoff. The hospital, founded in 1992, specializes in emergency cases, routine visits, surgical and dental care, and in-depth medical workups. The practice has separate dog and cat waiting rooms for a calmer environment. Dr. Spilker received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1997 and performed emergency work at South Carolina Veterinary Emergency Care. Veterinary Medicine & Surgery's mission is to provide high-quality health care and preventative medicine, and teach pet owners the best practices to ensure their pets are happy and healthy.

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West Columbia Animal Clinic

Columbia, SC 29170
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West Columbia Animal Clinic, a full-service animal hospital, has been providing care for cats and dogs since 1994. Dr. Hallman, a licensed veterinarian, is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments and earned her degree at University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. Services at the facility include preventative care, vaccinations, heartworm and other parasite testing, medical, surgical, and dental treatment. The clinic also offers emergency and urgent care, as well as bathing and boarding.

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White Knoll Veterinary Hospital

Lexington, SC 29073
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White Knoll Veterinary Hospital, founded in 2013, is a full-service small animal veterinary hospital offering limited equine services in Lexington. The facility offers boarding (for cats and dogs), preventative care, microchipping, dental care, soft tissue surgery, spay/neutering, pain management, in-house lab and pharmacy, and other services. Dr. Johnson graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and had been practicing small animal veterinary medicine in the Columbia area for the past ten years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do veterinary assistants/technicians make?

Veterinary assistants typically earn about $13.75 an hour, or $28,590 per year. Vet technicians, on average, make $17 per hour, or $35,320 per year for full-time employment.

What do veterinary technicians do?

Vet technicians serve many roles in the clinic. They act as surgical nurses, lab and radiography technicians, and supervisors to veterinary assistants. Technicians also meet with pet owners and usually provide the initial exam of their animal. They can administer vaccines and medications, but are not allowed to write prescriptions or provide a diagnosis without veterinarian approval.

What do veterinary assistants do?

Vet assistants help veterinarians and technicians with their daily tasks, set up equipment, and clean key areas of the clinic, such as kennels and operating rooms. There are certification programs for vet assistants, but most are trained for these tasks on the job.

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