Can’t find a dog vet near you? Unsure if a visit to your local dog clinic or dog hospital is necessary? With FirstVet, you’ll get instant access to expert advice and treatment recommendations from our licensed veterinarians online. Our skilled vets are here to help answer your questions 24/7, no matter where you are - day or night.
If your dog needs additional care, our vets will refer to a dog clinic or dog hospital near you. FirstVet is completely independent and has a nationwide catalogue of veterinary clinics, so you can always meet the right veterinarian as soon as possible.
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We provide advice and simple suggestions for things that you can do at home to help your dog. Our vets can help you decide whether an issue is an emergency, or when to visit a dog clinic. If your dog needs to visit a vet for an examination or treatment, then you will be directed to your registered vet. If you do not have a registered dog clinic near you, our vets will help you to find your nearest open dog vet near you.
FirstVet is completely independent and has a nationwide catalogue of veterinary clinics, so you can always meet the right veterinarian as soon as possible.
Our vets have years of experience treating a variety of conditions. We're here to help you manage your dog’s:
Vomiting and Diarrhea
Itching and Skin Problems
Eye and Ear Problems
Coughing and Sneezing
Injuries and Other Accidents
Accidental Poisoning or Toxin Ingestion
Fleas, Ticks and, Other Parasites
Rehabilitation and Post-Op Care
Create an account using your email address and cell phone number. Next, you’ll be asked to create a profile for each of your pets.
Select a case type and start describing your pet’s symptoms and any questions or concerns you may have.
If our vets need to take a closer look, we’ll switch to a video consultation
After your chat, you’ll get an email with details for your pet’s medical record.
You’re just a click away from unlimited video veterinary advice for your dog.
Our licensed veterinarians are here to provide you with peace of mind and education about the health of your dog. On average, our veterinarians have over 10 years of clinical experience before working with FirstVet pet parents.
Dr. Jessica Lowe graduated from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Lowe attended the University of Maryland, College Park where she earned her first degree. She has a diverse background, working in small animal medicine, emergency veterinary medicine, exotic medicine, lab animal medicine and public health veterinary medicine, for over 10 years. Dr. Lowe has a special interest in feline medicine and internal medicine. She has 2 cats at home and enjoys outdoor biking and traveling. Dr. Lowe joined FirsVet in 2021.
Dr. Allison Schwartz graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery rotating Internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in NJ. Since completing her internship, Dr. Schwartz has enjoyed being a small animal general practitioner, with a special interest in dentistry, pediatrics, and surgery. In her free time, Dr. Schwartz enjoys baking, cooking, reading, and of course spending time with her husband and young son. Dr. Schwartz joined FirstVet in 2021.
Dr. Diane Givler received her veterinary degree from Ross University in 2008 and spent her clinical year at LSU (Geaux Tigers!). She is originally from Pennsylvania, and has practiced small animal medicine in Rochester, NY, Columbia, SC, and Southport, NC. Dr. Givler has worked in small private-owned hospitals, large corporate hospitals, and on a non-profit surgically-equipped spay/neuter RV. Most recently she has been self-employed as a relief veterinarian and is currently living on a 58 foot sailboat with her husband, two dogs, and one cat. Dr. Givler joined FirstVet in 2020.
Dr. Eve Cohen received her veterinary degree from St. Matthew's University in Grand Cayman in 2014 and spent her clinical year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery rotating internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City. Dr. Cohen has been a small animal general practitioner in NYC, Long Island, and Bluffton, SC. Her special interests include anesthesia and pain management, geriatric care, and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. Dr. Cohen is a classically trained violinist and violist and also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Skidmore College. She lives in Bluffton, SC with her fiance, 3 rescued cats and a toy poodle - all named after musical references. Dr. Cohen joined FirstVet in 2020.
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I am at a loss for words at how pleased I am with the service I received. I am going to recommend this app to everyone I know thank you thank you from me and my fur baby Winchester.
Amazing service, and Dr. Strange was wonderful in her consultation.
David and Jen (Boba)
Amazing. Such a good first step in care. So relieved to eliminate my self diagnosed imagination of things wrong with my pup.