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Welcome to Charleston Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in North Charleston,SC

Call us at (843)-552-0259

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (843)-552-0259!

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If you live in North Charleston or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further.

Our mission at Charleston Animal Hospital is to provide the highest
quality care for pets in the local and surrounding areas. We are a full
service animal hospital, with a highly trained staff, and a reputation for being compassionate and caring.

The staff and doctors at Charleston Animal Hospital take a holistic
approach to treating your pets. We customize care for your specific pet's
needs. Diet, vaccine requirements, surgical, and medical treatment options all vary from one animal to the next. Last, but not least, we strive to educate our clients and keep open lines of communication to improve the
human animal bond through healthier, longer living pets.

In addition to using more cutting edge technologies and individualized
healthcare options, we have made available both medical record access and online pharmacy access to our clients.

Discounts are available for seniors (over 65), military, and public
service employees.

At Charleston Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Brian Leman
North Charleston Veterinarian | Charleston Animal Hospital | (843)-552-0259

5617 Dorchester Rd
North Charleston, SC 29418

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Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Leman

    Dr. Leman, a Charleston native, is thrilled to be back in the Lowcountry after 7 years of practicing at a successful small animal hospital in the Upstate.

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  • Nicole Jarrell

    Nicole, born and raised in Charleston received her Associates in Science at Trident Tech and is currently working towards becoming a licensed Veterinary Technician.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Amazing place! I found a stray and they were kind enough to get us right in and even comped our exam because the poor stray had a limp! All of the staff was amazing! They will be by new go to!"
    Staci Lewis
  • "Drove 2 hours just so our favorite vet could see my precious furbaby. They are all so sweet and helpful and kind. Will continue to make the trek for all of our future furbabies."
    Becky Myers
  • "The Vet offered me flea treatment and a bath. I declined, as I'd already taken one this week, and I don't think I have fleas. He explained that it was for my cat. She loves me the way I am, though. Great Veterinarian, old friend, and trust-worthy."
    Brian Eckles
  • "Brian is very compassionate and intelligent when it comes to animals. Very professional, and he makes proper care for our extended family, (pets) a priority. I highly reccomend Brian and his team!!"
    Jonathan Jordan
  • "Place is in great hands. New doctor is epic. Nuff said. Boom."
    Michael Hicks


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North Charleston Office


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8:00 am-12:00 pm



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