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We know that you don't always know the right terms to look for when trying to find care for your animal, especially when it's an emergency. Feel free to examine our service offerings below, but don't be discouraged if you don't see what you're looking for. Give us a call any time and our trained and professional staff will be right there to help you understand what your animal needs.

Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital

20492 NC HWY 73

Phone: 704-986-0000

Fax: 704-986-0016

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Can I get answers to pet question via social media or email?

By |January 1st, 2019|

Sometimes you just want a quick answer to a pet question. In today’s highly connected world its common to ask questions and get quick answers over all kinds of formats: Facebook, Twitter, Email, etc.

For the purpose of client confidentiality we don’t discuss detailed pet questions over social media. We also don’t have the doctors themselves monitoring the social media accounts all the time. Are you kidding? All the kitten and puppy photos on Facebook? They’d never get any work done!
You can email us!
If you have a pet question but its not convenient for you to call, or maybe you […]

What are your office hours? When are you open?

By |July 24th, 2014|

Our hospital facility is currently open Monday thru Friday from 7:30am to 6pm and Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.

Daytime emergency fees apply to clients that want their animals seen without an appointment (We are not a walk-in clinic).

Remember we are not available for “after-hour” emergencies outside these times.

We are closed for the following holidays:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (after 12pm) and New Years Eve (after 12pm).

Do you Board or Groom?

By |July 24th, 2014|

Unfortunately not at this time.  We do not have sufficient space in our hospital to allow for excess kennels.  We need all of our available space for sick or surgery patients as they are our priority.   We can provide you with referral options for grooming and boarding kennels upon request.

What vaccinations are required for my animal?

By |July 24th, 2014|

All animals have different needs, however, ALL dogs, cats and ferrets are required by NC Law to be vaccinated for rabies.  Livestock are not required to be vaccinated except under certain circumstances, but all horses and pet livestock (not chickens) are strongly recommended to be vaccinated every year with an approved vaccine by a licensed veterinarian.  NC law allows for a 3 year tag to be issued to dogs and cats if certain criteria is met otherwise the vaccine is only considered current for 1 year.  Stanly County (and most all counties) require the rabies tag to be worn […]

Can you euthanize my pet at home?

By |July 24th, 2014|

We used to have a mobile service for just such a situation, but at this time, due to limited staffing resources, we are unable to provide this service at this time.

How to I make an appointment?

By |July 22nd, 2014|

There are several ways to do this now.  You can request an appointment through our PetDesk App, you can send us an email us at vet@bearcreekvet.net, or you can call our office (704-986-000) and speak to one of our receptionist staff members.  They are more than happy to answer your questions and find the earliest and most convenient time available to get you seen.   We are experiencing a large call volume at this time and sometimes it can take longer than ideal to get a staff member on the phone, but we are working hard to get to every […]

What do I do when there is an emergency?

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Since we do not offer after-hours emergency services, our after hours and holiday voicemail will direct you to call the Carolina Veterinary Specialists hospital  in Matthews, NC  704-815-3939.