Our veterinary team in Irmo, SC welcomes you and your pet!
If you need a veterinary care clinic in Irmo, SC, look no further than Dutch Fork Animal Hospital. We are dedicated to helping your pets achieve their best health, and will work with you to make it happen. Our professional staff is dedicated to providing your dogs or cats with superior service and excellent care. Our state of the art facility is comfortable, clean, and efficient.
For adult patients (1-6 years old), it is recommended you bring your pet in for an annually. Bi-annual visits are recommended for senior patients (7 years and older). Annual visits include a full physical exam, a heartworm test, which also screens for tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma, and a fecal flotation exam. The veterinarian examines your pet from head to tail. This includes a thorough examination of their heart, lungs, skin, coat, eyes, ears, mouth, and abdomen.
When you come in for your first visit with Dutch Fork Animal Hospital, please bring any medical history forms you have for your pet. We recommend keeping a journal of your pet’s health throughout their lives, as it helps to track behavioral and physical shifts in their health. If you have a record like this, please share it with our team. If not, share any information you think will be important. In some cases, you may be referred to a veterinary specialist who has advanced expertise in areas like surgery or internal medicine.
For more information about our services including boarding options and pet sitting, please contact us today, or feel free to browse the rest of our website. We’ve worked hard to assemble a variety of resources for pet owners, so they can help their pets live full, happy lives.