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Dogwood Animal Hospital

Barnwell, SC

(803) 259-5606




If you live in Barnwell or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Shannan Miller is a SC licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Dogwood Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine preventative wellness, medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Shannan Miller has years of experience treating serious veterinary conditions. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our hospital comfortable, so you and your pet can relax in the waiting room.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles and videos found in the Veterinary Topics at the top of the web page. 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 (803) 259-5606 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter.

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


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Dr. Shannan Miller
Dogwood Animal Hospital | (803) 259-5606

3015 SC Highway 70
Barnwell, SC 29812

Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Shannan Miller
    Veterinarian
    Dr. Miller was raised in Estill, a small town in the low country of South Carolina. She grew up with a family that always had animals around the house, mostly dogs and horses, a few snakes (my brother’s), chickens and field mice (don’t ask).

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  • Sarah Reuber
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Sarah attended Tri-County Technical College, where she received her Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2009. Sarah has been Dogwood Animal Hospital’s technician since February 2011.

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  • Annie Nipper
    Veterinary Assistant

    Annie grew up raising Spotted Saddle horses and did some barrel racing as a teen. She graduated with a BS in Business Management from USC Beaufort and now lives in Williston. Annie has been working at Dogwood Animal Hospital since August 2010.

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  • Mary Duxbury
    Client Care Specialist

    Mary has over 30 years of experience in the veterinary field. She joined our team in January 2012 and our customers have been singing her praises since day one! She loves to make people and their pets feel welcome and excited to visit our veterinary hospital. She has a soft spot for cats and kittens but also loves collies, especially the “Lassie” bloodline. Mary has numerous pets which include dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and birds. Mary is married to Herb and has a son, Tyler.

  • Jessica Deer
    Client Care Specialist

    Jessica joined Dogwood in 2015 as a volunteer.

Location

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

(803)259-5606

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Shannon Miller is AWESOME! She is very caring and compassionate. Her staff is very knowledgeable and professional. I recommend her to everyone!!!"
    Zandra O.
  • "We recently moved to Barnwell, and we highly recommend Dogwood Animal Hospital. Dr. Shannan Miller is the best! And the entire staff is very friendly and helpful. The facility is top notch. So grateful to have this practice in our community!"
    Paige P.
  • "Dr. Miller, and the rest of the staff, has been a blessing for my family. Thank you for your compassion, and care, that you give to the animals and our family."
    James H.
  • "I am so very happy to have Dr. Miller and her staff to depend on! I instantly felt at home as soon as we walked in the door - and so did my pup!"
    Emily H.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

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  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

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  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

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