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Welcome to South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care

State of the Art Care, In the Heart of the State

Maximizing your pet’s well-being is always our number one goal. With the combined expertise of our specialty and emergency departments, and working closely with your family veterinarian, SCVSEC delivers comprehensive, customized care your pet deserves.

Payment Options

We offer a variety of payment options, including Scratchpay and CareCredit!

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Emergency Care

Patients with urgent needs can be seen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

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We Care

Our mission transcends care to include educating you about your pet’s condition. We simply believe there is no better approach than that of informed decisions backed by innovative technology, experience, and insight. All are essential to providing compassionate care.

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Our Services

Your pet is an important part of your family, and when he or she is ill, you want the best medical care available.

Emergency Care

Open around the clock, our hospital gives us a setting where we provide excellent veterinary care.

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The Southeast has few regional Antech reference laboratories but SCVSEC has one.

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Signs such as difficulty breathing, resistance to exercise, fainting, and abdominal distension can point to heart disease.

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Skin and ear problems, unfortunately, are common experiences for dogs and cats.

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Endoscopy lets us examine internal organs and body parts without invasive exploratory surgery.

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Imaging & Radiology

We diagnose patients using advanced digital imaging technologies that include digital radiology, ultrasound, and CT-scans.

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Veterinarian Referrals

We’re pleased to meet your clients’ and patients’ specialty care needs and will help you take the best care possible of your patients. We try to make the referral process as simple as possible for you and your clients. As always, if you’re not sure which service best helps your patient, please call for a phone consultation.

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Dedicated. Experienced. Detailed. Innovative & Compassionate

Our board-certified specialists and emergency veterinarians recognize a basic principle— compassionate care stems from informed decisions backed by innovative technology, experience, and insight. That’s why we do our utmost to educate you to all factors affecting your pet’s health. The goal is keeping your pet as healthy as possible. Moreover, we work with your family veterinarian to give your pet a complete health care team. Our combined Specialty and Emergency departments complement total care with efficient and timely services.

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Knowledge Center

We offer plenty of helpful information, from need-to-know numbers to what to expect during emergency visits.

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South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care


3924 Fernandina Road Columbia, SC 29210

Hospital Hours

Emergency: 24 hours
Specialty Departments: Monday-Friday: 8 am - 6 pm
Urgent Care: 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM, 7 days a week (conveniently located in the same building as our ER)