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Animal Veterinary Center

Monday            8am – 8pm
Tuesday            8am – 8pm
Wednesday     8am – 8pm
Thursday          8am – 8pm
Friday                8am – 5pm
Saturday           8am – 12:30pm
Sunday             Closed

Heart + Paw Partner Animal Veterinary Center

Animal Veterinary Center is a Heart + Paw Partner Practice. While it may have a different look and feel, it is backed by the same incredible technology that our Heart + Paw centers use.

We are dedicated to providing high-quality veterinary services to pets in Bear. As your partner in pet parenthood, we are here to provide the veterinary care your dog or cat needs in a comfortable, welcoming environment. Our veterinarian and team are here to help your four-legged friend live a healthy, happy life and spend many years by your side. Give us a call to schedule your pet’s appointment today!

Low-Stress Veterinary Care in Bear, Delaware

Animal Veterinary Center is a full-service veterinary center serving dogs and cats in the Bear, DE, area. We provide wellness services in a stress-free environment. We even offer certain specialty services, such as acupuncture. By providing the care your pet needs in one convenient location, we are equipped to help your four-legged family member live a long, healthy life.

Get year-long care that’s customized to your pet with a Prevention Plan.

  • Pet Wellness and Preventative Care

    New Puppies and Kittens
    Geriatric Pet Health

  • Pet Surgeries

    Spay and Neuter
    Soft Tissue

  • Acupuncture

  • Pet Diagnostic Services

  • Pet Radiology

  • Pet Euthanasia Service

  • Pet Pharmacy

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Animal Veterinary Center Doctors

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Dr. Teri Shultz DVM

Dr. Shultz graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude, in May 2003. Afterwards, she completed an internship program at the Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, Virginia where she rotated through multiple specialties such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, radiology, and dermatology.

Her interests include soft tissue surgery, dermatology, emergency and internal medicine.

She also practices Traditional Chinese Acupuncture. She has been with the Animal Veterinary Center since July 2004.

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Dr. Renee Boggs DVM

Dr. Boggs is originally from Dover, Delaware. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Delaware State University. She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.

Her interests include small animal internal medicine, specifically gastroenterology, and veterinary animal behavior. Dr. Boggs resides in Newark, DE with her husband Ken, their two sons, and their dog, Dash.  Dash is an Italian Greyhound.

Dr. Boggs enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys spending time outdoors with her pets and friends.

Reviews for Animal Veterinary Center

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Cynthia Miller
Cynthia Miller
01:53 05 Jan 22
This is my Vet for my cat. I called for an appointment for my moms dog. They were able to see him the next day. They... treat him like the King he is. Thank Youread more
Sonya Phillips
Sonya Phillips
03:50 28 Nov 21
All of the staff at Animal Veterinary Center were lovely and respectful! They took great care of my dog Calie and have... reasonable prices! I look forward to her returning for quality care!read more
Laura Harrington
Laura Harrington
15:32 13 Nov 21
Dr Boggs and her team took extra care of our beloved dog and our family during one of the most heartbreaking... experiences of our lives. Empathetic, patient, gentle and realistic about the outcome of our situation. Highly recommend this team. Thank you for caring for our more
Cynthia Lowther
Cynthia Lowther
17:13 22 Sep 21
The team here is great, compassionate and reasonable with costs.
Mayra Monroy
Mayra Monroy
01:34 21 Sep 21
Takes great care of my fur baby 🐾 every vist so friendly
Linda Hendrickson
Linda Hendrickson
18:30 06 Jul 21
Kyle M.
Kyle M.
14:19 30 Jun 21
Everyone was so friendly and caring during a trying time. During normal visits the vets are professional and courteous,... the pricing is very fair and they make me feel welcomed as a more
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Partnering with Heart + Paw

Animal Veterinary Center partnered with Heart + Paw in September 2020.