Columbia's Full Service Veterinary Emergency Surgery and Specialty Center

Why Us?

A trip to a veterinary emergency and specialty hospital with your pet can be a stressful experience. The goal for our hospital and team is to provide a client and patient experience that is second to none. From building design and work flow to our caring staff, we go the extra mile to ensure you and your pet gets timely care with a smile.

The CVETS Difference:

  • Columbia’s Only Hospital Providing 24 Hour Emergency and Specialists in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Oncology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Dentistry in One Facility
  • Dedicated Intensive Care Unit
  • 24/7/365 Emergency Care and Monitoring
  • CT, MRI, Ultrasound and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Seamless Primary Vet Referrals
  • Covered Drive Thru
  • Feline Friendly Techniques
  • Fear Free Tactics
  • Comfortable Waiting Rooms
  • Extended Waiting Area
  • Fenced Outdoor Waiting
  • Smart Flow Patient Monitoring
  • Daily Status Updates
  • Our Technology is Smarter, Faster and More Efficient

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We have updated our blog with FAQ for Pet Owners and Veterinarians. Please visit the links below for more information concerning Coronavirus and your pets.



2020 Best of Columbia

Thank you for voting for CVETS as 2020’s Best Animal Specialty Clinic! We look forward to continuing to provide the Midlands with excellent emergency and specialty pet care this year.

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By Pet Care

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By Pet Health

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By Pet Behavior

If you have more than one feline companion, you are likely accustomed to cat fights; but what can you do to stop them from fighting with one another? There are many reasons why your cats could be fighting so consider the cause before intervening. Keep your cats from fighting with the following feline tips: Get Them on a Schedule Cats can act…

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By Uncategorized

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By Pet Health

Ticks are minute parasites that are related to spiders. If you ever have the opportunity to examine one under a microscope, you will see that they are not appealing to look at! What’s more, they have the unpleasant habit of feeding on the blood of animals, including your pets. Fortunately, they can’t fly, but they make up for this by…

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CVETS Summertime Safety for Pets

Summertime Safety for Pets

By Pet Care

Summer is a wonderful time to take a break from work and enjoy the outdoors with your fun-loving canine friend. However, summer can be hazardous for several kinds of pets. Danger can come from high temperatures, playtime in the water, violent storms, and loud bangs from fireworks. During the hot season, you need to pay attention to summertime safety for pets. Stay…

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