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Our knowledgeable and courteous staff is pleased to offer you and your pets the most personalized pet care experience possible. We gladly welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and provide you and your pet the best in veterinary medicine and services!

Dr. Kyle Tomlinson, DVM

Dr. Kyle Tomlinson received his B.S. degree from the University of South Carolina. He earned his D.V.M. from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys general surgery, soft tissue surgery, reproduction cases, and dermatology cases. Dr. Tomlinson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, college football (GO COCKS!), fitness and nutrition.

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Dr. Kirk Partin, DVM

Dr. Kirk Partin received his B.S. degree from N.C.S.U. in Animal Science and Poultry Science, with a minor in Zoology. He received his D.V.M. from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians. Dr. Partin has worked in a variety of practice settings; including large animal medicine, emergency medicine and companion animal medicine. He states that he is at his happiest and best when he is building something, fixing something or putting something back together again.

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Dr. Andy Hardisky, DVM

Dr. Hardisky grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Newberry County. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Scranton in 2001, then earned his Veterinary Doctorate at St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, completing his clinical training at North Carolina State University School Of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Hardisky was employed as a veterinary technician allowing him to further his clinical knowledge and skills. His interest in veterinary medicine fostered from growing up on his family’s farm where care and attention to animal health was an upmost priority. His fascination in biology and physiology allowed him to understand the importance of medicine and how we can alter or improve animal systems to maintain health through medicine or surgery. He finds great enjoyment in helping people maintain their animal’s health and companionship through strong client communication and education.

Dr. Hardisky’s medical interests include Internal and Preventative Medicine. Personal interests include an array of outdoor activities from hiking, kayaking, and camping to motorcycle road trips with friends and perfecting the art of grilling cuisine.


Catlin Schmid, LVT/Office Manager

Catlin received her Associates degree in Science of Veterinary Technology from Tri-County Technical College in 2013. She became fully licensed in January of 2014 and began practicing as an LVT in Anderson, SC. In May of 2017 she joined our ranks at Garners Ferry Animal Hospital and has been right at home ever since. Her interests in the field include helping out in surgery, anesthesia, and preventative care medicine. In her free time she enjoys gardening, music, and tending to her flock of chickens
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5 star rating
Been bringing my pups here since 2020. They offer a military discount , and the vet takes his time to explain address your concerns. The techs always show love to my dogs.

Bonai, Google Reviews 


5 star rating
The vet and nurses were so kind and efficient. THIS is my vet from now on. They made my little fur baby so at ease. I trust them with her medical needs.

Elizabeth P, Google Reviews 


5 star rating
Been bringing my Fur Babies here for several years. I HIGHLY recommend Garners Ferry Animal Hospital for all of your pet needs. I appreciate you all so very much for all you’ve done to keep my Dogs Happy and Healthy.

Kim F, Google Reviews 


5 star rating
🙏SO grateful to have found this place!! This was the ONLY place that gave us real, knowledgeable answers to help our sweet old pup who is going through so much right now. The front staff is amazing and Dr. Tomlinson and team are just an absolute dream that went above and beyond. Thank you from a very grateful furbaby mom!!! 💕

Tina S, Google Reviews 


5 star rating
They got my Finn fixed up so quickly. Original vet visit the day before his surgery. These people treat your animals amazing and you. I am sad I didn't know about this place, I would have gone sooner

Jen V, Google Reviews 


5 star rating

I absolutely love this office. All the staff are professional and compassionate. My pom was diagnosed with IVDD at CVET and they got her right in as a new client. I can call if we run out of meds and the biggest part of this review, my dog never is upset to go in with them even though because of COVID I can’t go with her. I love this clinic would never use any other.

Marisa W, Google Reviews 


5 star rating

Best animal care in Columbia. Awesome Veterinarians and staff!

Mack M, Google Reviews