About Charleston Veterinary Referral Center in South Carolina

About CVRC

“Our role is to serve as an extension of your family veterinarian’s practice in the event of complex medical or surgical issues, and to be a valuable resource for any type of pet emergency, any time, day or night.”
- Dr. David Sachs, Medical Director

Charleston Veterinary Referral Center is the most advanced and comprehensive small animal referral and emergency hospital in Charleston and the Southeast. We see appointments by referral from your primary veterinarian and are open and staffed for emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Specialties include emergency medicine, critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgery, physical rehabilitation, sports medicine and dentistry. Patients come to us from South Carolina and surrounding states.

CVRC is a 24-hour specialty and emergency referral hospital conveniently located in the suburb of West Ashley, about 20 minutes south of downtown Charleston, SC. The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) has awarded us its highest certification for emergency and critical care, Level I, making Charleston Veterinary Referral Center one of just seven veterinary hospitals in the nation and the only Southeastern one to attain this recognition.