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25 Years of Excellence

The American Animal Hospital Association has recognized our dedication to the highest quality of care standards in the veterinary profession and commitment to our patients, clients and community. Proud AAHA Member since 1992.

Your Best Choice for Veterinary Care

There is a reason why our clients drive from as far as Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia to see our staff: we set a standard for veterinary care that is unsurpassed. In fact, we are the only veterinarians in the Charleston area accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Since 1992, we have been evaluated on over 900 standards required to achieve this accreditation, and we are reevaluated every 3 years to ensure we continue to meet them.

Animal Care Associates, Inc. has been treating pets since 1984. Having independent professionals consistently assessing our standards for care, keeping up with the latest technology and hiring the best and most qualified staff are just a few of the reasons why our business continues to grow decade after decade.

Interest in Avian, Exotic and Pocket Pets 

At our practice, we treat more than just cats and dogs. We are a leading healthcare provider in the area for birds as well as exotic and pocket pets. We see uncommon animal companions like Bearded Dragon lizards, snakes, sugar gliders and hedgehogs as well as more common pocket pets like bunnies, hamsters and ferrets. Seek us out for all of your small animal healthcare needs.

Laser Therpay

Laser Therapy has been successful in treating post surgical pain and many acute and chronic conditions.   We now offer this surgery free, drug free, noninvasive treatment.  Relieve pain, reduce swelling and speed healing.  For more information go to Companion Therapy Laser 

Small Animal Surgery

Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery

Digital Radiography

Sharp high-resolution images improve visualization and provides the details needed to make the most confident medical decisions for our patients.

Veterinary Dentistry

Proper dental care can detect dental disease that not only affects the mouth, but can also lead to more serious health problems such as heart, lung and kidney disease.

In-House Diagnostics

IDEXX in-house analysers offer real-time comprehensive diagnostic results and complete testing flexibility.  


Ultrasound is a way of looking inside your pet's body (liver, kidneys and intestines, etc.) without surgery.

Boarding Services

Animal Care Associates is proud to provide pet boarding services. If you are planning a vacation or an extended weekend away, do not hesitate to schedule your pet's stay.  We provide you with peace of mind while you are out of town. Our caring, professional staff members will ensure that our guests have fresh food and water each day and that his or her bedding is clean.  Another advantage of boarding at Animal Care Associates is that we have trained veterinary staff who can recognize the signs and symptoms of illness. If your pet appears sick, we will notify you immediately, and our veterinarian will examine your pet to determine the cause of the illness. If treatment is required, we will call you with options that allow you to determine the best course of action.  

Special diets can be accommodated if supplied and the use of refrigeration and microwave is available if needed. We offer Hills Science Diet quality pet food for those pets not on a special diet.

All pets must be up-to-date on their vaccinations prior to boarding. However, if you pet is due vaccinations please call our office at 304-344-2244 and speak with one of our client care representatives for more information.

Our Commitment to the Community

Our care for animals goes beyond the walls of the Animal Care Associates facility. Our activities include:

Welcome to Animal Care Associates Inc.

Your Veterinarian in Charleston, WV
Call us at 304-344-2244



Office Hours



Doctor's Hours

Day Open Closed
Monday 9:00am to 1:00pm 3:00pm to 6:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 1:00pm 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 1:00pm 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm 3:00pm to 6:30pm
Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm