Our Mission

 

OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY VETERINARY CARE WITH PERSONAL, FRIENDLY SERVICE FOCUSING ON GOOD CLIENT COMMUNICATION THROUGH A TEAM APPROACH.

Our Doctors

Dr Daniel

DR. CARA DANIEL, DVM, CVA

Dr. Daniel grew up on Sullivan’s Island, graduating from Bishop England High School. She received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

She is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, having completed a course at the Chi Institute in small animal acupuncture. Dr. Daniel is passionate about preventative medicine, focusing on nutrition, neutraceuticals, pet enrichment, multi-modal pain management, and working together with you for the best quality of life for your pet.

Dr. Daniel resides in Mount Pleasant with her husband, two children, their cat Penny Lane, and their two dogs, Tucker and Queso. She enjoys watching Clemson football, cooking, hanging out at the beach, and spending time with her family.

Dr Dabbs

DR. JESSICA DABBS, DVM

Dr. Dabbs enjoys her role as a veterinarian and being a part of your pet’s care. Her favorite part of being a general practitioner is being a part of pet’s life from the time they are a puppy or kitten to the time they a cherished senior member of the family.

After graduating cum laude from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014, Dr. Dabbs practiced in the Atlanta area for 5 years. During that time, she served as Secretary of the Board for the Cobb County Veterinary Medical Association. She is excited to now be in the Charleston area and a member of the Tidewater Veterinary team. Being a general practitioner is a great fit for Dr. Dabbs as she enjoys all parts of veterinary medicine, but she has a special love for “senior” patients and behavioral medicine. During her personal time, Dr. Dabbs loves spending time with her husband and two young boys. The Dabbs family have two cats and two dogs who are a constant source of entertainment and love.

Dr Dabbs

DR. THERESA KOBZA, DVM

A native to western Michigan, Dr. Kobza earned her doctorate degree from the University of Michigan. While earning her undergraduate degrees, she worked at the University Hospital as a cardiopulmonary technician. This experience led her to pursue her a career in veterinary medicine by reinforcing her love of the field. After graduation, she moved to Mount Pleasant and has been privileged to be practicing veterinary medicine in the greater Charleston area for over twenty years. During that time, she has served as the Vice President, Secretary Treasurer, and President of the Trident Veterinary Medical Association. When not treating patients Dr. Kobza loves spending time with her husband, son, and 6 cats. She also enjoys hiking, crafting, sewing, and making her own soap.

Our Team

Laura

Laura grew up in Mount Pleasant and graduated from Wando High School in 2009, going on to study wildlife biology and rehabilitation for a year. She moved to San Diego for a few years and helped to run the largest dog rescue in San Diego County. She moved back to Mount Pleasant in 2013 with her husband, son, and their four dogs. In her spare time she likes to go on family outings and is heavily involved in rescuing older retrievers and retriever mixes in the Tri-state area. In the future, she would like to open a dog rescue for senior dogs in need.

Tiffany

Tiffany is from a small town in Ohio but moved to South Carolina at the Age of 10. She grew up in North Charleston. Graduated from North Charleston High School top 5 in her class in 2007. Studied Veterinary technology at Trident Technological College and graduated 2017. She is a proud wife and a mother of a beautiful daughter. She currently has 2 dogs. In her spare time she likes to read. In the future she would like to work with wildlife or Zoo animals.

Rachael

Rachael grew up in Buffalo, NY. She received her Bachelor’s degree at Canisius College in Psychology and minors in Animal Behavior and Zoology. She did her internship at the Buffalo Zoo where she cared for the tigers, lions and hyenas. Rachael also spent time with her zoology teacher traveling to Marineland in Canada to help her teacher with whale and dolphin research. She moved to Charleston in 2007 to escape the cold. Since then she has done volunteer work for some dog rescues and has been veterinary technician for the last 5 years. Rachael  is the owner of two adorable pugs Mugsy and Myrtle. She spends her free time doing her artwork and traveling.

Jessica

Jessica started with Tidewater Veterinary in December 2017. She was a veterinary technician at a clinic in Maryland for 4.5 years as well. She attended Delaware Tech and Community College where she earned an associate’s in Veterinary Technology. In her spare time she volunteers as a herpetology assistant at South Carolina Aquarium. She is also part of the Folly Beach Turtle Watch program from May to October. She lives at home with her fiance’ and 2 kitties, Jalapeno and Macken Cheese.

Sara

Sara grew up in Syracuse, NY and graduated from State University of New York at Oswego with a Bachelors Degree in Zoology. She has worked in emergency and general practice during her 19 year career as a Veterinary Technician. She moved to Charleston in January 2007.  In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Lowcountry with her family. She has a husband, a daughter, a son, 2 chihuahuas, a Shih Tzu/Bichon Mix, 2 cats, 3 turtles, 2 snakes, and 2 parakeets.

Alyssa

Alyssa moved to Mount Pleasant in 2001. She graduated from Wando High school in 2015. She has a son and 2 dogs. In her free time, she loves being outdoors and walking on the beach.

Tanya

Tanya moved from Michigan to South Carolina in 2011 with her husband. Her passion is helping animals and is working on becoming a veterinary technician. She enjoys spending time with her husband out on the water in their boat. She absolutely adores her animals. They have 3 dogs, Miggy, Lucy, and Jimbo (who they are fostering), a chinchilla, Emily and a dwarf lionhead bunny, Rawr.