• Canine & Feline Grooming
    Our certified groomer and pet stylist has over 10 years experience of providing your family with the best a pet can get!
  • Veterinary Services For All Animals
    All animals deserve compassionate veterinary care. Companion, Exotic, or Large Animals get treated like the family they are! Call today.
  • Boarding Facilities
    We offer boarding for dogs, cats, small animals and exotics! Please give us a call today to make a reservation.
  • The Finest In Veterinary Care
    We are dedicated to providing excellent care and want to be "Your Other Family Doctor". Call to learn more.

Welcome to Seneca Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Seneca SC
Call us at (864) 882-8747

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (864) 882-8747!

Seneca Animal Hospital Expansion

Today is an exciting day for
Seneca Animal Hospital! 
We are adding additional exam rooms and building
New Boarding Facilities! 
We do apologize for the mess and noise!  We truly appreciate your patience as we make room to better serve you and your family!

Thank you for trusting us to be
"Your Other Family Doctor!"

Seneca Animal Hospital Veterinarians

If you live in Seneca or the surrounding area and need a licensed veterinarian trusted to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Mark Moore (Pictured Left), Dr. Forrest Axson (Pictured Center), Dr. Shannon Majsztrik (Pictured Right), and Dr. Matthew Bennett (not yet pictured) are licensed South Carolina veterinarians, treating all types of pets, including Avian, Reptile, Exotic, Farm and Large Animals. Your pets’ health and well being are our primary concern, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve, which is nothing less than the best!

Seneca Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility located in Seneca, SC providing your family with complete care all the way from grooming and wellness to sickness and injury. The professional and courteous staff at Seneca Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Seneca Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Seneca 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 Seneca Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Our Mission

To provide high quality pet health and wellness services to assist your pet in living a longer, happier, and healthier life.

To provide our clients with access to leading edge products, services and educational content focusing on enhancing the human animal bond.

At Seneca Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Mark L. Moore, DVM
Forrest Axson, DVM
Shannon Majsztrik, DVM
Matthew Bennett, DVM

Paul Black, DVM

Your Seneca Veterinarian!
Seneca Animal Hospital

(864) 882-8747
104 Return Church Rd
Seneca, SC 29678

New Clients receive a 1/2 Off exam with a regularly scheduled appointment!

Sign-up using the form below or call us, (864) 882-8747, to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Natalie Hudson
    Veterinary Assistant

    Natalie started her career working with animals in 2016. She joined our team in August 2018 and is excited to see what we have to offer her. She grew up in Loganville, GA. Her favorite hobby is drawing with her animals. 

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  • Shannon Petit
    Veterinary Assistant

    Shannon started working at Seneca Animal Hospital in August 2018. She grew up in Seneca, SC and is currently in the Tri-County Vet Tech program. Shannon loves making crafts and crocheting in her spare time. 

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  • Jeremiah Lucas
    Veterinary Assistant

    Jeremiah joined Seneca Animal Hospital in August of 2018. He was raised in Parkersburg, WV. He graduated from Parkersburg South High School.  Jeremiah's favorite hobby is showing horses with the PHBA & AQHA. 

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  • Erin Chastain
    Veterinary Assistant

    In July 2018, Erin came to work at Seneca Animal Hospital. She started her career in the animal field during January 2017. She is currently attending Tri County Tech. Erin was raised in Easley, SC. 

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  • Tyler Smith
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tyler joined our team in July 2018. She has learned so much since she started and is excited to continue her education in the clinic. Tyler was raised in Logendale, NV and moved to Seneca, SC. Her favorite hobby is riding horses and enjoys the rodeo. 

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  • Mikayla Ruhland
    Veterinary Assistant

    Mikayla joined our practice in July of 2018. She was raised in Westminster, SC and graduated from West Oak High School. Her favorite hobby is the rodeo, and loves to partake and watch. Her favorite part about working in the clinic is being able to help the animals. 

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  • Sam King
    Inventory Technician

    Sam has worked at Seneca Animal Hospital since November of 2014. She has worked in several areas of the clinic and is an asset to our team. Sam was raised in Illinois. Her favorite hobby is whippet racing! 

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  • Landen Rutherford
    Customer Service Specialist

    Landen joined our team in September 2018. She moved from Marietta to Lavonia, GA. She graduated from Franklin County High School. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, friends and family. 

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  • Kayla Whitman
    Large Animal Lead

    Kayla was raised in Walhalla, SC. She graduated from Walhalla High School. She enjoys horseback riding and the rodeo! She owns horses, cats, dogs and goats. Her favorite part of veterinary clinics is meeting new people and seeing new animals.

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  • Matthew Bennett,

    Dr. Matthew Bennett received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2014 from the University of Georgia after having received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University majoring in Animal Veterinary Sciences.  Dr. Bennett started his veterinary career in 2006 and has treated a wide variety of species since this time.  Dr. Bennett chose to join the SAH family in August of 2018, because of Seneca Animal Hospital's mission to provide the highest quality healthcare for your family.

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  • Nikki Smith, LVT
    Licensed Veterinarian Technician

    Nikki was raised in Oconee County (Long Creek). Nikki went to Tri-County Technical College and received her Associates's in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite hobby is riding horses! Nikki has such a passion for animals and first started her career in the veterinary field in 2011.

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  • Beverly Hankins
    Customer Service Specialist

    Beverly grew up in Anderson, SC. She went to T.C. Williams High School. Beverly has owner all different types of animals, from dogs, cats, horses, cows, fish, hamster, etc! Her favorite part about working in a veterinary clinic is getting to be around the animals. She loves to spend her spare time with her children and grandchildren. 

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  • Kerri Dobbins
    Director of Client Services

    Kerri was raised in Danielsville, GA. She went to Madison County High School. Kerri now lives in South Carolina with her family. She loves to spend time with her children and play fetch with her dogs. Her favorite hobby is running. 

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  • Kassi Arnette
    Boarding Attendant

    Kassi was raised in Dillon, SC. She moved here to attend Clemson University to study animal science.  She hopes to become a certified veterinary technician one day. Kassi is a huge animal lover, she has a shih tzu/poodle mix. She loves the outdoors and enjoys playing frisbee with her dog. 

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  • Michelle Bush
    Customer Service Specialist

    Michelle was raised in Pendleton, South Carolina. She moved to Fair Play 20 years ago. She joined Seneca Animal Hospital in 2015 with over 10 years experience in customer service management. She has 4 cats, 1 dog and a bunny. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family. Michelle enjoys working and making a difference in human and animal lives. 

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  • Anna Phillips
    Boarding Attendant

    Anna Phillips grew up in Salem, SC. She lives on a farm and cares for all types of animals. She just graduated from Walhalla High School and is going to UNC in Charlotte for Nursing and AIr Force ROTC. Anna loves animals and staying active.

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  • Ashley Blevins
    Boarding Attendant

    Ashley Blevins was born in Pinellas County Florida. She move to South Carolina, and has lived in the area for 23 years. She has worked with animals for 10 years and plans to continue her career and education in the animal field for years to come. 

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  • Tracy Krebser
    Client Coordinator

    Tracy was raised in the outskirts of Burlington, VT and moved to the Golden Corner in 2015. She has been training animals since she was able to halter horses, and completed canine training certification in 2003 along with Veterinary Technician Assistant at Penn Foster Career School.

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  • Bre Ciochetti
    Veterinary Assistant

    Bre came to Seneca Animal Hospital from Moncks Corner, SC. She graduated from Clemson with a Bachelors in Science for Animal and Veterinary Science, concentration Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Since graduation, she has continued her journey to Veterinarian by studying for her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. from the University of Georgia. Becoming a mixed animal veterinarian in South Carolina keeps her focused!

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  • Ashley Cohane
    Boarding Supervisor

    Ashley grew up in New York and moved to South Carolina in 2014. She found SAH because she has always had a passion to work with and around animals. Even though her background was in Psychology, she realized her true calling was to work with animals, so she made the switch! The animal field gives her so much fulfillment and happiness. 

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  • Abby Haguewood, LVT
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Abby moved here from Anderson, SC 12 years ago. She is a graduate of Seneca High School and graduated from Tri-County Technical College with an associates in Veterinary Technology.  After graduation, Abby passed the state boards designating her as a Licensed Veterinary Technician.

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  • Robyn Burkett,
    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Robyn was born in Greenville, SC but has lived in Anderson for 12 years. She came to us because she feels the staff truly loves helping animals and the compassionate care provided is unrivaled by any other.
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  • Kallee Garrison,
    Director of Medical Services
    Kallee has always lived in this area. She is a graduate from the Veterinary Technology department at Tri-County Technical College. She started out working in the kennels part time while in school then completed her externship here.
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  • Jessica Price,
    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Jessica was born and raised here in Seneca, SC. She is a graduate of Tri-County Technical College and received and Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked in a pet store for 7 years where her love for exotic animals began.
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  • Rand Cournow
    Director of Public Contact

    Rand was born in GA, raised in VA, and has lived throughout the Southeastern United States. He earned a marketing management degree at Virginia Tech. He started at Seneca Animal Hospital as a kennel technician and also served as part of the front office staff, veterinarian assistant, and client coordinator.

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  • Megan Whitman
    Director of Administration
    Megan was born in Greenville, SC and loves the Upstate! She moved to Oconee County in 2008 to study Veterinary Technology at Tri-County Technical College.
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  • Beth Smith
    Veterinary & Lab Technician
    Beth was born in Knoxville TN and has lived in the 'Golden Corner' area for 16 years. After her 3 children were enrolled in school she realized her job as a stay at home mommy was over, so she decided to go to school.
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  • Cyndi Carrizales
    Executive Director
    Cyndi came to SAH in April of 2010 with 7 years previous experience from a clinic outside of Chicago. She was born and raised in the south and ventured away after graduating from Georgia State University. While in Atlanta, she became an avid Georgia Tech fan!
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  • Mark Moore,
    Veterinarian, Owner
    Dr. Mark Moore is the sole owner of Seneca Animal Hospital. He grew up on a farm in a small town in Southeastern Kentucky where his family raised goats and operated a small logging and lumber business.
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  • Forrest Axson,
    Dr. Forrest Axson was raised in Seneca, SC and completed his undergraduate studies at Clemson University in 2003. After earning his Bachelor's in Animal & Veterinary Science, he went on to Virginia Tech where he earned his Master's Degree in Animal & Poultry Science with his focus on Beef Cattle Reproduction in 2008. In 2011, he graduated from Virginia Tech with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Shannon Majsztrik,
    Dr. Shannon Majsztrik (pronounced mice-trick) received her DVM in 2005 at the University of Georgia. She completed a one year small animal medicine and surgery internship in Washington, DC in 2006.
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Read What Our Clients Say

    I have taken both of my Bearded Dragons here and they're wonderful. Dr. Axson is great with the animals and really great at communicating with the pet parents.

    DJ R

    We always use Seneca Animal Hospital for our boarding and vet needs. They take very good care of our babies. The prices are comparable to other pricing, but the quality of care is my foremost concern. They were very compassionate with the passing of our beloved Chomper a few years ago. Everyone was very sad and hurt as we were, because that dog had our heart.

    Angela W

    The staff were most accommodating to us especially since I got the appointment day and time wrong. Seneca Animal Hospital is very fortunate to have Ashley on staff She was helpful and informed, something THAT appears to be at a premium in many facilities. The absence of chaos usually encountered in vet offices was a big plus for me. The kindness and concerns that Dr Moore exhibited was truly heartening and I am glad to have found you!

    Catherine F

    We take both our dogs to Seneca Animal, Darla and Otto, our pups love the staff and Dr. Axson and would never want to go anywhere else. They are the Best anywhere in this state. Thanks for all the care you give our babies!

    Melissa H

    Amazing people! They helped me out in a last minute emergency. They fit my dog in for treatment and treated us with the utmost kindness! I can't thank them enough for all they did!

    Holly M

    I've been taking my animals to Dr. Moore and Seneca Animal Hospital since 1999. I have two dogs and too many cats that are current patients there. The staff is very friendly and compassionate during the happy times and even the sad times. I always recommend Seneca Animal Hospital!

    Allison V

    We adopted a dog but haven’t had one in almost 20 yrs. Not knowing what to expect on our first well check at the Vet we were a little anxious. Everyone was super nice, explained everything. Customer service is top notch... went above and beyond my expectations. Treated me and our pet with patience and Kindness. A rare gem these days, I knew right away that this was the best place for us!


    Everyone was so pleasant. They even made my dog feel special! I immediately recommended Seneca Animal Hospital to my family and friends. My new puppy has found a home!

    Janie B

    We adopted a dog but haven’t had one in almost 20 yrs. Not knowing what to expect on our first well check at the Vet we were a little anxious. Everyone was super nice, explained everything. Customer service is top notch..went above and beyond my expectations. Treated me and our pet with patience and Kindness. A rare gem these days, I knew right away that this was the best place for us!

    Charlotte R.

    I just wanted to send a quick note and let everyone know that Tammy is the best groomer I have ever found for my goldendoodle. Most other groomers just shave him every time he is groomed to make it easy, but Tammy took the time to brush him out which keeps him absolutely beautiful. So glad to have found her:-)

    Allison C.

    I took my puppy Blu there for the first time today and was very impressed. I will never take her anywhere else if I can help it. She fell in love with everyone there and they made me feel very welcome. I would refer anyone to them!

    Rebecca T.

    Many thanks to Alexandra, Rand, and Dr. Moore for making our sweet puppy's first visit easy! They were friendly, explained everything well, and took great care of us!

    Amber S.

    I love the treatment my Livi receives from Seneca Animal Hospital. They have always been very thorough when checking her and explains everything in detail. The girls at the front desk are very nice and patient. I highly recommend this business.

    Susan W.

    This place took adequate time to address all concerns for our dog.. couldn't ask for better customer service!

    Erin Axson C.

    Go to church with Dr. Moore I know he is a honest person, and checks everything out before making a final decision.

    Clyde S.

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