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Here you'll find everything you need about Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital and how we can help you.  We have online forms for everything related to our Charleston veterinarian clinic, and information, including a virtual office tour and what to expect in your visit.
Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital offers our patient form(s) online so you can complete it in the convenience of your own home or office.

Download the necessary form(s), print it out and fill in the required information.

Fax us your printed and completed form(s) or bring it with you to your appointment.

Avian History Form
Avian Self Pluck History Form
Reptile History Form
When you are looking for a veterinary care clinic you should be able to count on superior care and excellent service. We have assembled an expert team of veterinary professionals to bring you the best possible healthcare for your pet. We have a state of the art veterinary facility which is clean, comfortable, and efficient. Call us today to schedule an appointment and we will find a time that is convenient for you.

Once a year, you should take your pet in for a check-up. This will include a full physical exam, and may include teeth and gum cleaning if needed. Our highly trained staff of doctors will check the health of your pet from head to tail, looking in the eyes ears, mouth down to listening to your pets heart rate and breathing.

Bring in any medical history you have of your pet when you come to our vet clinic. It's best to keep a journal of your pet's health throughout his or her life, including behavioral shifts. If you have something like this, share it with our team. If not, let us know everything that you think will be important. Our veterinary staff can still work with whatever information you have.

In some circumstances, our doctors may have to refer you to a specialist who has advanced expertise in areas such as internal medicine or surgery.

We also offer some cosmetic surgeries such as ear crops and front declawing. These appointments must be made after a consultation visit has occurred to insure the pet is able to go under for those procedures. Additional pain medicine and bloodwork may be necessary.
Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital is aware of the vast amount of information available on the internet.

Our team has taken the time and evaluated the following sites. We trust the information the listed websites provide to you, our client, and member of our family.

American Animal Hospital Association

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

American Kennel Club

American Veterinary Medical Association

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Agility Information

Center for Veterinary Medicine- U.S. Food and Drug Administration
1. Payment is expected when services are rendered. In order to focus on our patients' needs, customer service and minimizing costs, we do not bill.

2. We accept debit cards, credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) checks and cash. All cards must be signed by the owner of the card.

3. When unexpected illness strikes a pet, unexpected expense strikes as well. Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital understands this and is able to make some special arrangements through the CareCredit program. It takes just 5 minutes to complete an application and will allow you to break down your payment into 6 monthly installments. You can either apply at our hospital, where we'll call in your application over the phone for immediate approval, or apply yourself online at:

Highlights of the CareCredit program:
Low Monthly Payments (3% of the Total Balance)

* Interest Free, ranging anywhere from 6-24 months (this varies depending on amount charged)

Determine Approval in a Few Minutes

No Annual Fee

Insurance For Your Pets

Another popular option for your family and pet is insurance coverage. To learn more, please visit the following pet insurance websites . . .