Southside Animal Hospital

Southside Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Charleston, SC. The professional and courteous staff at Southside Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, preventative health care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

They are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Southside Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Johns Island, SC and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Southside Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • 3642 Savannah Hwy, Ste 176
  • West Ashley Place
  • Johns Island,SC 29455
  • Phone: (843) 556-6969
  • Fax: (843) 556-6929
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • 1st Saturday of every month: 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • After Hour Emergencies Call Paw Med 843-427-3355
  • or CVRC 614-8387 or VEC 744-3372
  • Dr. Brock Sauls, DVM

    Brock Sauls, DVM

    Owner / Veterinarian
    Dr. Sauls grew up in Charleston, SC and received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University in 1996. He continued his education at the University of Georgia, where he received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. For the last three years, Dr. Sauls has been practicing veterinary medicine on Hilton Head Island at the Hilton Head Veterinary Clinics. However, Hilton Head wasn’t close enough to his home. Charleston is where his heart is. Therefore, he decided to open his own practice in a rapidly growing area. He is very excited about being back home and practicing in the town he loves.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Education:
    Porter Gaud, Clemson Univ, UGA
    Interests:
    physical fitness
  • Dr. Jaime Wright Carroll, DVM

    Jaime Wright Carroll, DVM

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Carroll is a native of Florence, SC. She received her B.S. in Sociology from the College of Charleston in 1999. Five years later, Dr. Carroll decided to pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2010 and promptly returned to the Charleston area. She joined the staff here at Southside Animal Hospital in August of 2010 and is thrilled to be starting her career in the city she loves. Dr. Carroll has a special interest in emergency medicine. While at home, she is entertained by her cat, Shady, her black lab, Seamus, her 2 Aussie Mixes, Brody & Diamond and her husband, Michael. She is kept busy by her daughter, Eliza!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Tuskegee University
    Interests:
    family
    Email:
  • Kevin Moser, DVM

    Dr Moser joined the team at Southside Animal Hospital in July 2016. He and his wife moved with their newborn son and 2 dogs right after his graduation from NC state School of Veterinary Medicine.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    NC State
    Interests:
    family
    Email:
  • Dr Michael Forcier

    Veterinarian

    Dr Forcier landed in the Charleston area in 1985 at the end radio journey that started in Minnesota (his birth home) and passed through the Rocky Mountains.  After a successful carreer "on the air" mornings in Charleston, Mike headed back to school at the age of 34.  With  a Biology degree at the University of South Carolina and his  DVM from the University of Minnesota in hand, Michael returned home to the Lowcountry.  After 15 years practicing in Mt Pleasant, Dr Forcier proudly hangs his shingle here at Southside Animal Hospital.  He is the father of two grown boys, a Labradoodle, a Yorkie and a three legged cat named Juno
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Education:
    University of Minnesota
    Email:
  • Michele Mihok, DVM

    Dr Mihok joined the team at Southside Animal Hospital in 2017. She works part time and spends the rest of her time with her family. Dr. Mihok was born and raised in Dover, Delaware. She started her career at a small animal hospital in rural South Carolina. She then moved to Seattle for 4 years with her husband, who works for Boeing. Dr. Mihok is excited to finally be back on the east coast closer to family and continue the career that she loves. Dr. Mihok lives on Johns Island with her husband Dave, their three big dogs Sammie, Buster, and Lilly, and they are the proud parents of 2 sons! She enjoys camping, hiking, running, scrapbooking, and the beach.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Penn State & NC State
    Interests:
    camping, hiking and family
    Email:
  • Robyn Sparks

    Practice Manager
    Robyn relocated from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2011 to join the team at Southside Animal Hospital. She has been working in the field since 1987. She and Dr Sauls started Charleston Canine Reproductive Services in 2013. When not in the office, Robyn spends time training dogs with friends or relaxing near the water. Robyn spends several weekends a year at dog shows where she competes in conformation, rally, obedience and schutzhund. She is the owner, handler and breeder of Whippets, Doberman Pinschers and a German Shepherd Dog. Visit her web site www.Notori.net. One of her special interests is in responsible pet ownership and breeding. If you have any questions about finding the right pet and/or breeder, just ask Robyn, she will be more than happy to help you find that special furry family member.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1987
    Education:
    USC- Beaufort
    Interests:
    Dog Sports
    Email:
  • April Lacson, LVT

    Nurse Supervisor

    April joined us in March 2020. She was born in California but has lived in South Carolina since the age of 5. After being in the Coast Guard for 4 years, she went to college and graduated from Trident Technical college in 2003 and obtained license as a Veterinary Technician. She has worked in several areas of the field including surgery and emergency medicine. Recently started a new hobby in horseback riding. She enjoys spending time with my daughter Isabel.

    She have 2 dogs, Faith and Sara; 1 cat, Zoe; a leopard gecko, Hadgi; and 2 quarter horses, Dixie and Smarty.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Education:
    Trident Technical College
    Interests:
    family and horseback riding
  • Danielle DeMartini, CVT, LVT

    Veterinary Nurse

    Danielle and her husband moved to the Charleston area from Florida in 2017. Danielle is passionate about animal care and brings a wonderful attitude to the work pace every single day. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    St Petersburg College
  • Melisa Jackson

    Veterinary Technician

    Melisa joined the practice March 2017. She has a busy life outside of Southside Animal Hospital between, her 3 boys, 17yr old, 12yr old, and 2yr old, 5 horses, showing Western Pleasure and Barrel Racing, and her 5 dogs she is always on the go. She also does emergency anesthesia for a large animal practice in the area. Melisa loves animals of all shapes and sizes. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2000
    Email:
  • Sierra Kramer

    Veterinary Nurse

    Sierra joined our team as a technician assistant in 2017.


    Years in Practice:
    Oct 19, 2017
  • Keisha Whitaker

    Veterinary Nurse

    My name is Keisha Whitaker. I am from Aiken, South Carolina and moved to Charleston in 2015 for school. I recently graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. I currently have a 5-month old pitbull named Rocko, who keeps me very busy. I am very excited to be apart of the Southside Animal Hospital team.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 05, 2019
  • Michelle Hawkins

    Veterinary Nurse


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
  • Heather D

    Repro Nurse

    Heather has been a part of the Southside team since April 2019. She has since taken on the roll of Lead Nurse for the Reproduction Department. If you have any questions about our breeding procedures or services in this, please ask to speak to Heather, 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2019
    Email:
  • Danielle Watts

    Lead Laboratory Technician

    Danielle grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and relocated to Charleston in the Spring of 2017. She has been in the veterinary industry since 2009, and has worked in a variety of clinics including general, specialty, and even holistic veterinary medicine. Her favorite part of her job is communicating, teaching, and educating, both clients and staff. Danielle has a special interest in helping people through pet loss, and is currently enrolled in a pet bereavement counseling program called Animals In Our Hearts. She plans to make this service available to any clients need it.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Email:
  • Nancy Dean

    Veterinary Assistant 
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 05, 2019
  • Susan Campbell

    Customer Service Representative
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 06, 2020
  • Nicky Shriver

    Inventory Manager
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 29, 2020
  • Morgan Lewis-Dove

    Customer Service Representative
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 29, 2020
  • Logan Mosley

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Maddy Long

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Michaela Brown

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Victoria Bailey-Waterlander

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Mandy Murphy

    Veterinary Assistant

    Mandy grew up on Johns Island and is now a resident of Ravenel, South Carolina. She has one human son and 13 four-legged babies (12 dogs, 1 cat, and a Bearded Dragon). She also has a love for 12 chickens. She has worked in the veterinary field since she was a young teenager. She loves to work with animals and take care of them! Mandy also drops everything for Chihuahuas! In Mandy’s free time she LOVES to hunt, fish and do almost anything outside. Hunting takes up most of her family's time with her son entering in field trials. Mandy loves meeting new people and meeting new pets, and cannot wait to meet you and your furbaby!


    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Rena Halseth

    Veterinary Assistant

    Rena joined out team in 2020. She currently serves as veterinary assistant; in charge of  training new assistants, dental anesthesia monitoring nurse and lab tech. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021
  • Sam Hartley

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 20, 2021