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 for the best quality of life for your pet.

She resides in Mount Pleasant with her husband, two children, their cat Penny Lane and chocolate Labrador named Tucker. She enjoys watching Clemson football, cooking, and hanging out at the beach.

Dr Nora Schmidt

DR. NORA SCHMIDT, DVM

Dr Schmidt earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University in 2005. Since then, she has spent several years in emergency practice and has worked at several general practice clinics as well, including three years on the Air Force Base, working with both military working dogs and civilian pets. Dr. Schmidt’s special interests include endocrinology, GI diseases, cardiology and client education. She recognizes and nurtures the human-animal bond, working together with families to make sure their pets receive the best care possible. Although Dr. Schmidt has lived in Germany, the US Virgin Islands, California and New York, she now calls Mount Pleasant home. She currently shares her house and yard with her elderly pug, Birdie, and giant tortoise, Boris. When Dr. Schmidt isn’t working, she can be found gardening, cooking, reading, swimming in the ocean, Latin dancing, traveling, teaching herself Spanish and occasionally volunteering at the SC Aquarium when their veterinarian needs an extra set of hands.

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.

Juliet

Juliet grew up in Mt Pleasant where she graduated from Wando High School. She is currently a senior Biology major and Studio Art minor at the College of Charleston. This fall she applied to Veterinary School, which she hopes to attend after graduation. Juliet has previously worked with multiple veterinarian practices, including equine and exotic practices, wanting to gain experience in all veterinarian fields. Juliet enjoys volunteering in the medical clinic at the South Carolina Center for Birds of Prey. In her free time you can find her playing with her cat named Elsa or painting in the art studio.

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.

Geddy

Geddy recently moved to Charleston in 2017. She grew up in Chicago where she studied psychology and wellness at a local college.  In the future, she looks forward to returning to school to finish her psychology degree.  She is the proud mom of a rescued hound mutt named Seymour and a green-cheeked conure named Gilligan. During her off time, Geddy enjoys hiking, yoga, and nature photography.

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.

Michelle

Michelle is originally from Tacoma, WA. She has worked in emergency for 6 years and general practice for 7 years. She moved here 5 years ago. Michelle has 2 dogs, a bernese mountain dog and a chihuahua, and a son who is 17. She loves to foster dogs of all shapes and sizes, but especially loves the ones that need medical attention. She loves doing surgery so you will often find her on your pet’s surgical procedure, whether that be a mass removal, dental, or spay/neuter!