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 get timely care with a smile.

The CVETS Difference:

  • Emergency, Surgery And Specialty in One Facility
  • Pet First Design and Care Principles
  • 24/7/365 Emergency Care and Monitoring
  • Seamless Primary Vet Referrals
  • Covered Drive Thru
  • Feline Friendly Techniques
  • Fear Free Tactics
  • Comfortable Waiting Rooms
  • Extended Waiting Area
  • Fenced Outdoor Waiting
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Smart Flow Patient Monitoring
  • Daily Status Updates
  • Our Technology is Smarter, Faster and More Efficient

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Reasons Why Cats Purr

Reasons Why Cats Purr

By | Pet Behavior

If you’re lucky enough to enjoy the company of cats, you know that they purr a lot. There is nothing better than a contented cat curled up on your lap, purring away happily while being petted by you, an equally contented owner. Many people think that cats purr just because they are happy. However, you may be surprised to learn…

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My Dog Eats Grass - Is it Safe?

My Dog Eats Grass – Is it Safe?

By | Pet Behavior, Pet Health

Do you think it’s odd that your dog loves to eat grass and does it cause you to worry? Well, for the most part, you can stop being concerned. A dog eating grass is a natural behavior for all dogs, be they wild or your best friend. Coyotes, dingoes, and wolves have all been observed eating grass. Grass is healthy…

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What Causes Kennel Cough in Dogs and Cats?

What Causes Kennel Cough in Dogs and Cats?

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

What Is Kennel Cough? Kennel cough is a fairly common contagious infection of the upper respiratory tract. It is aptly called kennel cough because it often occurs when dogs or cats are crowded together in kennels and shelters, especially if such places are poorly ventilated. Dogs that spend a lot of time enjoying frolicks with other dogs in dog parks…

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Pet Vaccination Guide - Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy

Pet Vaccination Guide – Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

When you have a wonderful new dog or cat, it’s difficult to look down the road and envision what health problems might occur. However, just like people, pets can get sick, so they need pet vaccination against certain diseases. Some pet vaccinations are categorized as “core” because they are recommended for every pet. Others are “non-core” and are dependent upon…

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How to Help Your Overweight Pet Stay Healthy

How to Help Your Overweight Pet Stay Healthy

By | Pet Care, Pet Health

Are you loving your cat or dog so much that you are making them an unhealthy and overweight pet? When those irresistible pleading eyes look at you the way they do, are you overfeeding or giving too many treats? Unfortunately, veterinarians are seeing many obese pets, and this is not good. In fact, according to a 2017 survey by the…

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Pet Surgery - 5 Signs of Dental Health Trouble

Pet Surgery – 5 Signs of Dental Health Trouble

By | Pet Care

Dental problems are very common in adult dogs and cats, affecting almost 90% of companion animals especially as they grow older. Periodontal disease can lead to a painful mouth and loss of teeth. Worse, if not treated, there’s a risk of the pet contracting chronic infections of the mouth and gums. These infections are dangerous because they can spread to…

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