Our in-house laboratory allows us to access a variety of tests that can help correctly diagnose and treat your pet’s illness. Test results are available within minutes to a few hours. Current we are able to perform the following tests on site:
CBC (Complete Blood Count)
Blood smear analysis
Organ and metabolic function profiles
Electrolyte & Blood Gas analysis
Clotting function evaluation
Ethylene Glycol (Antifreeze) testing
Feline Leukemia & Feline Immunosuppressive Viral testing
Tick-borne disease (Lyme and Ehrlichia) testing
Our radiology services include digital radiographs (“x-rays”) and ultrasound imaging. We are able to submit radiographs for review by a Board-certified Veterinary Radiologist at any hour and receive results within 2 hours. We are also able to provide a variety of other diagnostic testing services such as:
Blood Pressure measurement and monitoring
Intraocular pressure monitoring
Ocular tear production evaluation
Should our pet require a transfusion we are prepared with Packed Red Blood Cells, Fresh Frozen Plasma, and a bank of Whole Blood Donors.
Our on-site pharmacy maintains a variety of medications for use in the care of our patients. We have access to all the commonly used products as well as emergency-specific products such as antivenom (for snakebites) and Fomepizole (for antifreeze toxicity).
Your pet is an important part of your family, and when he or she is ill, you want the best medical care available.
Open around the clock, our hospital gives us a setting where we provide excellent veterinary care.Learn More
The Southeast has few regional Antech reference laboratories but SCVSEC has one.Learn More
Signs such as difficulty breathing, resistance to exercise, fainting, and abdominal distension can point to heart disease.Learn More
Skin and ear problems, unfortunately, are common experiences for dogs and cats.Learn More
Endoscopy lets us examine internal organs and body parts without invasive exploratory surgery.Learn More
Imaging & Radiology
We diagnose patients using advanced digital imaging technologies that include digital radiology, ultrasound, and CT-scans.
Advanced training and solid information help our Internal Medicine specialists diagnose and treat many diseases.Learn More
Minimally invasive surgery results in less pain, quicker recovery, and fewer post-surgical complications.Learn More
We’ve healed more than 500 cats with radioactive iodine therapy.Learn More
Few things are tougher than learning your pet has cancer. We face it with you.Learn More
South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care
3924 Fernandina Road Columbia, SC 29210
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)