At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews, we are dedicated to our beloved patients and their proud owners, backed by years of experience and a true passion for animals.
Once you have been referred to our veterinary hospital by your primary care veterinarian, contact us to book an appointment.
Knowing what to expect at your first appointment will help make the process more pleasant for both you and your pet.
Please arrive about 10 minutes early to fill out our New Patient Form. To save a bit of time, you can complete the New Patient Form online in advance.
A member of our specialty team will review your pet's history and discuss their issues. You can ask any questions you want, and we'll take the time to answer.
Once your pet has been assessed, we will provide you with a diagnosis and options for treatment. Your veterinary specialist will work with you to determine a treatment plan for your pet. After your visit, we will also contact your family veterinarian and provide a detailed written report about your appointment and treatment plan.
We are an extension of your primary care veterinarian at those times when unique medical care is required. We proudly serve pet-owners and veterinarians in Matthews by providing advanced-level services and procedures not generally available in family practice.
We will work closely with your family veterinarian and our network of specialists to provide the best course of treatment for your pet.
At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews, we'll help you navigate our options for payment and financing so you can focus on getting your pet the care they need.
We will provide a good-faith estimate of the cost of our services before pet treatment, however, unforeseen circumstances may arise that influence your final bill.
We will always discuss our written estimate with all clients before they leave our facility, and require a deposit based on our estimate prior to any further treatment.
You are financially responsible for the initial exam fee and any diagnostics or treatment that you consent to for your pet’s treatment. This payment is due at the time of service.
For further hospitalization, diagnostics, or surgery, a deposit is required upfront with payment in full due when your pet is discharged.
A deposit payment is required for all emergency examinations. Once the staff and doctors examine your pet, an estimate for treatment will be given to you to determine a treatment plan.
For further hospitalization, diagnostics or surgery, a deposit is required upfront, with payment in full due when your pet is discharged.
We’re happy to help you complete pet insurance forms for your pet’s visit.