Getting a new pet can be an exciting, yet overwhelming at times. When buying food, toys, bedding, treats or anything else, there is a lot of information to take in, along with taking care of your pets health.>
If your puppy or kitten is less than 6 months, you will want to visit our Florence Animal Hospital for puppy and kitten pack series to prevent the risk of contracting certain diseases that are common among young animals.>
Regardless of the age of your new dog or cat, including senior pets getting him or her started on a healthy preventative and wellness care routine is critical for long-term health and happiness.>
The first visit will allow us to get to know each other better, check your pet's health and start preventive care to prevent against future illnesses.>
During your pet's first visit, your veterinarian will do a head-to-tail exam and check your pets overall health, including the skin and coat, eyes and ears, teeth and gums, heart, lungs and other vital organs.>
We're looking forward to seeing you and your pet soon.>
Payment Options We accept the following forms of payment: Cash, Checks (with a valid ID, we use Tele-check), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and CareCredit. We also accept pet insurance from most insurance companies.>
A Few Specific Services>
Here are some vet services that you should talk about with your FAH Veterinarian Doctor when you visit us.>
Vaccinations Dogs and cats need ongoing vaccinations against disease to ensure they stay happy, healthy and safe.
Our veterinarians will recommend the vaccinations needed for your pet.
Parasite Control Medication We make it easy and affordable for you to keep your pet on a regular regime of medication to prevent disease such as heartworm and control parasites such as fleas and ticks.
Our staff will start your visit off by asking some general core questions about lifestyle, diet, your pets activity, medical and vaccine history.
After that information is gathered the doctor will come in and start the examination with the support staff member and you the owner.
From there a treatment plan will be created and presented to you for review, and approve. Then the treatments will be performed.>
During your first visit this is a great opportunity to ask any questions you may have about your pet's breed.
Our vet will explain any hereditary conditions that may not always obvious, so awareness is important for early detection.
This is also great time to ask for any recommendations or tips about care, training and feeding.
Once your visit is completed our support staff will escort you back to the reception area where the reception staff will finalize your visit and schedule any necessary follow-up visits before you leave.
After all, preventive care can help your pet live a longer and healthier life.>
Visit Florence Animal Hospital to learn more and to get your pet started on a happy, healthy life.>
Visiting Our FAH Clinic>
If you have any questions at all about your pet's upcoming visit, don't hesitate to contact us.>
Parking When you arrive at Florence Animal Hospital, please park in the front of our lot and enter through the glass doors on the right side of the building.
If you need assistance with your pet to the building, please let us know when scheduling your appointment and we will have a staff member greet you and help you into our clinic.>
Registration Please check in with the customer service team as soon as you arrive. Our team will assist you and provide you with some paperwork to complete.
You may also fill out the following form ahead of time and bring it with you the day of your first visit with us.>
Reception Area Please note for safety, dogs must be leashed, and cats must be in a carrier.
Our office hours are normally by appointment and you may have a brief wait before a support staff member greets you and your pet. If you walk-in your wait time will be based on any appointments that we currently have.
To provide our patients with the most comprehensive assessment, your pet will be weighted and escorted into one of our exam rooms as soon as the rooms have been cleaned and ready for your pet’s evaluation.
* If you have a scheduled appointment, we encourage you to please let our reception staff know if you have been waiting more than 15 minutes after check-in.>
Restraint Policy Please note for safety, dogs must be leashed, and cats must be in a carrier.>
Florence Animal Hospital 2520 Melon St. Florence, SC 29501>