Our Doctors and staff are passionate about providing quality medicine and compassionate care for your pets. We promise to treat your pets as if they are our own. Read on about our facility and services, staff, preventative health care, common (usual) and unusual illnesses and more. Take a tour with us and find out that we are oldest established veterinary hospital in Aiken. Our certification of AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) means that we are the best that a veterinary hospital can be.
Choosing Pet Insurance
Pets are a part of our lives. Many times they are our best friends, and they can become ill. Even the most caring pet owners are often unprepared to handle expensive veterinary treatments and surgeries that illness or trauma can bring.
Advances in veterinary medicine have made caring for pets incredibly sophisticated. Performing CT Scans, MRIs, orthopedic surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation treatments are common now. The cost can be VERY expensive. The time for pet insurance has come - preferably at a young age before predisposing conditions and age limits coverage and reimbursements.
Choosing the right pet insurance company can be an overwhelming task, but all the choices are a good thing because you can pick a plan that's right for you. Insurance is the way of the future because medicine is getting more sophisticated and expensive. Miracles can happen but they must be paid for!
For this article, we scoured company websites, marketing materials, and communications to help you decide. This article is not an endorsement of any company or plan, but rather a primer on available products written from a practitioner's perspective. Read on and good luck!
Paws for Cancer
Join us Sat., May 11 at the O'Dell Weeks Recreation Center for the 14th Annual Paws for Cancer Dog Walk. There will be 2 one-mile walk races -- dogs under 30 lbs and dogs over 30 llbs. It's great fun for you, your family... and your dog.
All proceed benefit the American Cancer Society and ALL dogs receive a special prize.