Exceptional People
Providing Excellent Care.

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New Second Location

Urgent Care is Now Open!

Our new clinic is located at 2989 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169. It is an incredible honor to be able to open an Urgent Care clinic in the wonderful community of West Columbia.

The CVETS Urgent Care is open from Noon – 10PM every day.
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“Our goal has always been to provide exceptional care and client services in a culture that allowed our team to grow, develop, and flourish in their jobs.”

Drs. Mike and Tracy Schlicksup
Co-Founders of CVETS
What We Do

Services at CVETS

CVETS is a veterinary hospital in Columbia, SC that provides 24 hour emergency care and has specialists in Surgery, Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology, Radiology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Dentistry in one facility.

24 Hour Emergency Care

We know emergencies don’t wait for appointments, that’s why we offer emergency care at CVETS 24/7/365.

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Specialty Services

Our specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, and dentistry.

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Advanced Anesthesia

The CVETS anesthesia department provides general anesthesia, local anesthesia, as well as pain management services for all specialties within the hospital.

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Our Rehabilitation Department is Coming Soon!

CVETS will be offering several different therapies to provide the most advanced patient care for accelerated healing. One of the modalities that we will be offering is Laser Therapy. This method has shown great efficacy in treating a range of conditions in animals, including musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, wounds, and post-surgical recovery. It provides a gentle and soothing experience for animals, making it a popular choice among veterinarians and pet owners seeking safe and effective pain management options.

Get to Know Us

We know bringing a pet to the hospital can be a stressful experience, and we want to make the process as comfortable as possible. You can have peace of mind knowing that we've staffed our hospital with the absolute best of the best when it comes to veterinary medicine. Click on the link below to learn all about our team of board-certified specialists and doctors.

Tech Careers Begin Here.

Modern, Vibrant, and New Age

Here’s How We Do It…


CVETS was born out of a passion to create a vibrant and modern veterinary hospital that could provide the highest-level of medicine, and create a pleasant and fulfilling environment for our team.

You can expect to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the leaders of our hospital to ensure you are constantly seen, heard, and valued directly by those directly at the top.

Skill Building

Stellar Benefits

Frequent C.E.


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Contact Us

Emergency care at CVETS is available 24/7/365. We know emergencies don’t wait for appointments. Whether we need to work in conjunction with your primary veterinarian to provide advanced and emergency care or you need assistance after hours, we are here for you.

CVETS Emergency and Specialty – Northeast Columbia

  • 1321 Oakcrest Drive, Columbia, SC 29223
    • Open 24/7/365

CVETS Urgent Care – West Columbia

  • 2989 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169
    • Monday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Tuesday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Wednesday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Thursday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Friday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Saturday: 12PM – 10PM
    • Sunday: 12PM – 10PM