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Welcome to Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic

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Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (843) 553-7011!

If you live in Goose Creek or the surrounding areas and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed SC veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give them the care they deserve.

Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pets in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering exemplary pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we provide a comfortable, child-friendly, and calm office, so your pet can relax in the lobby and look forward to meeting one of our friendly veterinarians.

The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so, becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the continuing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, please call (843) 553-7011 or email us and we'll get back to you promptly. Our office is easily accessible -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Goose Creek pet owners.

At Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

 Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic | (843) 553-7011

501 Redbank Rd
Goose Creek, SC 29445

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Virginia Brown

    After graduating from Clemson and then the Univ. of Georgia Veterinary School, she studied a variety of species including exotics and fishes. She did several externships while in school that included working at UC Davis in the exotics division and at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. After working in private practice for several years she purchased the clinic in 1997. She's very interested in surgery, internal medicine & dentistry and has taken advanced training in ultrasound & surgery. She is also a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). 

  • Dr. Brent Lerma

    Dr. Lerma attended the University of Tennessee and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. He has been an associate veterinarian at Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic since 2006, focusing on our canine and feline patients. Dr. Lerma enjoys internal medicine, ultrasonography, and dentistry. He has taken extensive extra training and education in the last couple of years in both abdominal ultrasound and dental surgery.

  • Dr. Tim Sullivan

    Dr. Tim Sullivan is the newest addition to the GCVC family. He attended Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary medicine where he was very active in several organizations such as the Student Chapter of the Disaster Animal Response Team (SCDART). Dr. Sullivan had additional training in dentistry, anesthesiology, and preventative medicine. Preventative medicine, he believes, is key to our pets health. It enables us, as veterinary professionals to diagnose potential health concerns ear.

  • Dr. Daniel Westphal

    Dr. Daniel Westphal is the newest addition to the GCVC family. He graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 following an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Illinois. He was a small animal tracker in veterinary school, specializing in canine and feline medicine. He has an interest in preventative and internal medicine. Whenever he’s not at the clinic, Dr. Westphal enjoys exploring the outdoors and watching live music.

  • Kyle
    Practice Manager

    Kyle joined our team in 2015 with many years of experience from a veterinary clinic in Sumter, SC. He graduated from Trident Technical College with an Associates in Commercial Graphics-Photography in 2014. He is an avid photographer and graphic designer. In his spare time he loves to travel and does at every opportunity. Her is an active member of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). 

  • Krystal, LVT
    Veterinary Technician

    Krystal joined our team with ten years of experience. She graduated from Trident Technological College in 2003 with an Associates in Veterinary Technology. She loves to spend time on the boat with her husband, son Ryder and daughter Paislee. She attends bike week every year, and enjoys riding in her free time. She loves to be adventurous and go mudding with 4-wheelers on the weekends along with anything outdoors. She is the mommy of several fur babies which include one cat and three dogs.

  • Erick
    Veterinary Technician

    Erick joined our team in 2015. He started as an assistant and has worked his way up. He is a sports enthusiast, and has played baseball for years. He loves his fur baby Sosa and hanging out having a good time. He has goals of being a veterinary pharmaceutical rep one day.

  • Shannon
    Customer Service Representative

    Shannon has been apart of our team since March of 2007. She is married, has 2 wonderful children and a wonderful grand-daughter. Her family also includes 3 dogs (Ricky, Cleopatra and Gemma), 1 cat named Cali and 2 sugar gliders (Chuy and Turtle). In her spare time she enjoys going fishing, camping, hanging out with her family. In a more relaxed setting she enjoys reading a good book at the beach.

  • Karima
    Customer Service Representative

    Karima is a Client Service Representative that has been with our clinic since June of 2016 with a long background in veterinary care. She started off as an office manager for a large and small animal clinic in a tiny town in West Texas in 2012, and made her way into the technician side in 2014. She moved to the Lowcountry in 2015 and joined our team shortly after. She has been a lover of all creatures large and small her entire life, and has 2 fur-babies of her own - Atlas, who is an Alaskan Husky mix & Cinna, who is an Australian Shepherd Mix. Together they are sweet, fluffy couch potatoes that enjoy long cuddle sessions, eating loads of snacks, taking naps, and watching Netflix - just like Karima. They are members with the World Wildlife Foundation, and hope to continue the fight in bringing down poachers and donating to research for endangered animals.

  • Tiffany
    Customer Service Representative

    Tiffany joined our team in June 2015. She has 2 human babies (Hayleigh and Raymond) and 4 fur babies (Spooks, Selina, Ivy and Shelby). In her free time she enjoys spending time soaking up the sun at the beach.

  • Elisa
    Customer Service Representative

    Elisa graduated from Winthrop University in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Biology. She has worked in veterinary care since 2016 and is the proud cat mom to 3 kitties:  Sweeney,  Sparrow, and Gilbert.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "GCVC has been taking care of my fur babies, whether they bark or meow, for close to a decade. They have been with me through the joy of adoption to the pain of loss and all of the stages in between. As long as I am within driving distance, my babies will not be going anywhere else. You can trust them with your little ones."
    Rhonda Copeland
  • "Got in for a same day appointment and even though I was 10 minutes late they were still super amazing and able to see us same day. We even got treatment done on my sons hamster all before we left!! Awesome service and staff."
    Heather Clark Sinsuat
  • "Our fur babies love Dr Brown and Dr Westfall! And we love that they are always willing to help us out when Cat Mandu has a recurring issue that they know when I call they can just give me the meds instead of making us bring the boy in to see them! Wonderful for us too is that they are right around the corner!"
    Dawn Walker

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Goose Creek Office

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed