Welcome To
Dogwood Animal Hospital
Barnwell, SC
(803) 259-5606

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.

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

  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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  • Rats

    Did you know rats make surprisingly affectionate pets? If you're thinking of bringing home a pet rat, here's what you need to know. Health Rats that are bred especially as pets are safe to keep and should be free of disease. But common conditions may affect your rats from time to time. Your veterinarian ...

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  • Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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  • Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule - Closed first Thursday of every month

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