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Welcome to Animal Hospital of South Carolina
Your Veterinarian in Pawleys Island. 
Call us at 843 979 4410

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 843 979 4410!

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If you live in Pawleys Island, Murrels Inlet, Georgetown or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your loved ones, look no further... Our veterinarian, Dr. Matthew Stone is a licensed SC veterinarian with a great reputation. Dr. Stone has called South Carolina home for the past 10 years, and looks forward to helping keep your pets healthy!

Animal Hospital of South Carolina is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatments as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We also see exotics, pocket pets and birds! Dr. Matthew Stone has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Pawleys Island veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 843-979-4410 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Pawleys Island veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Pawleys Island pet owners.

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


Dr Matthew Stone

(843) 979 4410

13057 Ocean Highway, Suite D

Pawleys Island, SC  29585


(next to Captain John's Seafood in Pawleys Island)

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Meet Our Staff

  • Dr.
    Matthew Stone

    Dr. Matthew Stone is originally from Springfield, Illinois, where he grew up with his parents, 4 brothers, and a plethora of animals. It was early in life that he began to appreciate the importance of the human-animal bond.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "Dr. Stone and the staff are incredible!"
    Ashley M.
  • "Of all the vets I've seen for decades, I am most impressed with this office, Dr. Stone, and staff. Everyone is pleasant, caring, and confident"
    Diane C.
  • "Great Place! Very warm and friendly!"
    Lauren M.