If you’re a pet owner in South Carolina, you need to know about Pet Med Mobile. As a mobile vet service, Pet Med Mobile vans travel around the state and provide animal care to people who can’t afford expensive veterinary appointments or can’t travel long distances for vet care.
In this post, we’ll share more information about the service, including what it offers, how much it costs, and where it operates. Take a look and find out if there’s a Pet Med Mobile van visiting your area soon.
What is Pet Med Mobile?
Pet Med Mobile is a mobile veterinary service that provides affordable basic preventative pet care (including vaccinations) to pet owners across South Carolina. The mobile vet unit is part of Richland Creek Animal Clinic, a veterinary practice based in Greenville, SC, started by Dr. Stan Grist in the late 1980s.
What services does Pet Med Mobile offer?
As a traveling vet service, Pet Med Mobile offers low-cost vaccines for dogs and cats, as well as heartworm tests. Prices will depend on the type of immunization and the kind of animal you have.
Here’s an overview of the available treatments:
Dogs – Vaccines
- Rabies: $8
- K9 Bordetella: $20
- DHPP: $10
- K9 Influenza: $30
Cats – Vaccines
- Rabies: $8
- FeLV: $20
- FVRCP: $10
Dogs and Cats
- Heartworm test: $35
All of these treatments are completed onsite, but if your pet needs more comprehensive care, you’ll have to book an appointment with your vet.
Where does Pet Med Mobile operate?
The service starts in York County and travels through the state of South Carolina, as far south as Lexington County. You can frequently find their vans in towns such as Anderson, Columbia, Greenville, Greer, and other local communities.
At the designated sites, vet staff will park the vans in places that are easily accessible to the community, including outside of shopping centers, fast-food restaurants, grocery stores, and other businesses. Once you arrive, you’ll need to stand in line and wait for further instructions from the vet team. Pet Med Mobile vans will operate for an hour at each location — so don’t be late!
Wondering if the vet team will be in your area soon? Check their weekly schedule to see where they’re traveling this weekend.
What should I bring to my visit?
Bring an accepted payment form to pay for your treatment (cash, Visa, Discover, or MasterCard), along with your driver’s license for proof of identification.
You should also carry some water for you and your furry friend, disposable bags to pick up after your pet, and something for your pet to stand on (since the pavement gets hot during the hotter months). If you’re bringing your cat, be sure to keep him or her in a carrier the entire time.
I don’t live in South Carolina. Where can I find similar services in my area?
There are services like this one all over the country. To find one near you, head to Google and look up “mobile vet clinic near me.” Find a few local options and check out their schedule on their website.