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Charlotte Animal Referral & Emergency (CARE) is a locally owned, state-of-the-art veterinary facility in Charlotte offering 24/7 emergency care and board-certified specialty care. We see specialty appointments by referral from your primary veterinarian and are open and staffed for emergencies 365 days a year. Board-certified specialty services offered include cardiology, neurology, surgery, internal medicine, oncology and ophthalmology. Our advanced diagnostic services include ultrasonography and echocardiography, endoscopy, minimally invasive surgical procedures, rapid-scan CT imaging and high-field MRI, in addition to many others.

CARE was founded by three local veterinarians whose dream was to open a clinic in which patient care is always the first priority. Because CARE’s owners are on the floor of the practice every day, decision making happens in the office with the clients and pets as the primary focus. From meeting pet owners and working closely with the veterinarians of the greater Charlotte region, communication and understanding are nurtured at every level. This creates an environment in which the practice of medicine and the care of clients flourish.

Our mission is to set the standard for veterinary care and service by delivering outstanding specialty and emergency medicine. To remain on the forefront, we will attract and foster accomplished professionals at every level of care. Through our expertise and compassion, we will work as a team with our clients to provide the best quality of life for their pets.

For additional information, see our FAQs page which covers answers to many general questions including what to expect when you visit CARE with your pet.

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