Compassionate Vet Care for Your Pet
At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill, we are committed to serving our cherished patients and their owners. Our years of veterinary experience and a true passion for pets bolsters our dedication.
What's Involved in a Specialty Appointment
Once your primary care veterinarian has referred you to our veterinary hospital, contact us to schedule an appointment.
We understand booking an appointment to see a veterinary specialist can be nerve-wracking, but knowing what to expect will help make this process more pleasant for both you and your pet.
Arrive & Get Settled
Please arrive approximately 10 minutes early to complete our New Patient Form. To save a bit of time, you can fill out the New Patient Form in advance online.
Meet Your Veterinary Specialist
Your pet's history and medical issues will be reviewed by a board-certified specialists. You will have the opportunity to ask any questions you have, and we will take the time to answer and provide explanations.
Examination, Diagnosis & Treatment
Once the specialist has examined your pet, they will provide you with a diagnosis and treatment options. Your veterinary specialist will work with you to determine the best plan for treatment for you and your pet. We will also send a detailed written report to your regular vet about your appointment and treatment plan.
Our Pet Care Philosophy
We operate as an extension of your primary care veterinarian should unique medical care be required. We proudly provide pet owners and vets in Charlotte with advanced-level procedures and services not generally available through regular veterinary practices.
We work cooperatively with your your regular veterinarian and our network of specialists to guide you through the best treatment options for your pet.
Payment & Financing
At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill, we want you to concentrate on your pet and the care they need. We're dedicated to helping you navigate our financing and payment options. The following information may answer any questions you may have.
- What types of payment options are available?
- Are there payment plans available for my pet’s care?
- Will I be provided with an estimate of costs?
Before we treat your pet, we will provide a good-faith estimate of the total cost of our services. However, unanticipated circumstances can arise that could influence what your final bill will come to.
Before you leave our facility, we'll review our written estimate with you and require a deposit based on our estimate before administering any further treatment.
- What are the fees associated with a specialty appointment?
You are financially responsible for paying the initial exam fee and any diagnostics or treatment that you agree to for your pet's treatment. Payment is due at time of service.
In cases where your pet needs subsequent surgery, hospitalization, or diagnostics, an upfront deposit is required, with payment due in full when your pet is discharged.
- What are the fees associated with an emergency/urgent visit?
For all emergency/urgent exams, a deposit payment is required. After our veterinary specialists examine your pet, you'll be provided with an estimate for treatment before we guide you through defining a treatment plan.
An upfront deposit is required for further diagnostics, surgery, or hospitalization. Payment in full is due when your pet is discharged.
- Can you help me complete pet insurance forms?
We’re happy to help you complete insurance forms for your pet’s appointment.
Pet Loss & Grief Support
Losing a pet can feel unbearable without the support and understanding of professionals or fellow pet owners who have been in the same situation. These resources will help you find the support you need to cope with pet loss.