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Veterinary Services

Affordable, Quality Veterinary Care

PETSinc is proud to offer affordable veterinary care to serve the medical needs of your pet.

We provide routine vaccinations, illness care, surgical services, dental care, holistic rehabilitation care, pharmaceuticals, and a mobile vet unit coming to an area near you. Click on Learn More below for more information about our services and to check out our great team of docs!

Clinic Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Select Saturdays: 10am – 3pm; July 13, July 27, August 24
Sunday: Closed

Meet Our Veterinary Team


Dr. Murphy

Dr. Deborah Murphy is a new addition to our medical team, serving as our full-time veterinarian. Her passion for community and shelter medicine makes her a perfect match to support the mission of PETSinc.

With a calm and compassionate demeanor, Dr. Murphy endeavors to give every animal and human the attention and support they deserve. As a Fear Free Certified Professional she strives to make clinic visits and shelter stays a positive experience for all animals in her care. She holds memberships in the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and numerous organizations related to animal welfare and the human-animal bond.

Dr. Murphy, her husband, and their two cats are excited to call Columbia their new home. Originally from Nebraska, she lived in Florida with her family for many years working in the scientific field prior to pursuing her childhood dream of a career in veterinary medicine. She received her degree summa cum laude from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Gregada, West Indies, with clinical training at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.


Dr. Chappell

Dr. Chappell is a life long resident of South Carolina. For Dr. Chappell, animal welfare is a family business. As a child he could be found at his father’s elbow learning how to mend the wing of a bird or stitch up a neighbor’s injured dog. A1988 graduate of Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, Dr. Robby went on to attend Winthrop College for 2 years before transferring to Clemson University. He was then accepted into the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in Alabama where he excelled, graduating in
1995 to receive his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

Upon returning to Rock Hill Dr. Robby began practicing veterinary medicine with his uncle, John Henry Chappell Ill, DVM. In 1999, he decided to strike out on his own and opened his first practice, Carolina Place Animal Hospital. He is well-known for his excellent orthopedic surgeries in addition to his skill as a diagnostician. In each of these roles he brings his own gentle humor and provides attentive concern for very cherished companion under his care. When not at work, Dr. Robby can usually be found taking care of his own menagerie of animals which includes cows, horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, cats, and dog He also enjoys hunting, camping, 4-wheelin,, and just hanging out with family and friends. Dr. Robby resides in Winnsboro, SC. He’s the proud father of 4 children: Peyton, Zachary, Jolie, and Addy.


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Why Choose Us


PETSinc was the first non-municipal shelter established in Lexington and Richland counties. For 33 years, we have been dedicated to helping as many dogs and cats as possible; rehoming more than 1,500 each year.

Comprehensive Services

PETSinc provides affordable care to serve the medical needs of your pet and our rescues with our Low-Cost Vet Hospital and Clinic, Pharmacy services, and our Alternative Medicine Clinic providing rehabilitation and holistic care.

Rescue and Rehoming

PETSinc addresses both the physical and emotional needs of animals with our staff and volunteers spending as much time as possible with our rescues. Tender care and socialization is paramount to giving them their best chance to live their best life.

Mobile Vet Clinic

PETSinc has expanded it’s service area with our low-cost mobile unit to provide convenient access to services to keep your dog and cat as healthy as possible with vaccines, preventative care, and exams.


PETSinc strives to ensure the safety and well-being of your pet with our microchipping program. All pets adopted through PETSinc are microchipped to facilitate a safe return if they get lost.

Life-Long Adoptions

PETSinc’s adoption staff work tirelessly to match the right dog or cat with the adoptive person or family’s lifestyle. We offer meet and greets to give our rescues their best chance to see if they are a good fit with the potential adopter.

Training & Socialization

Our on-site trainer is certified as a Canine Trainer and Behavior Specialist and works to improve our dogs’ adoptability. We have volunteers who spend time with our cats and kittens to enhance their socialization.

No-Kill Shelter

PETSinc works closely with other shelters to save as many animals as possible and helps our community when they find abandoned animals or need to surrender their own pet.

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