October 2015 Newsletter


  • Dr. Lawrence is retiring! After over three decades of service to the Ebenezer Animal Hospital family, Dr. Lawrence is retiring and rejoining his family in the Charleston, SC area. His last day wll be Wednesday, October 7th, and that afternoon from 1p-6p he will be available to visit with clients and patients here at the hospital. We will have snacks and coffee, so please feel free to come by and wish Dr. Lawrence well!
  • We will be closing early on October 7th at 6pm (instead of our normal 9pm) so that our staff can gather with Dr. Lawrence and send him off into retirement in style! We appreciate your understanding.
  • October is Surgery Month! All surgeries and dental cleanings will be 10% off this month, so make sure to call and schedule your pet’s mass removal, dental cleaning, spay/neuter, or whatever else you’ve been postponing today!
  • Please pardon our dust! We are in the process of converting old office space into a fully functional 5th exam room so that we may better serve you. In the meantime, we appreciate your understanding for any dust or other disturbance this may cause. 
  • EAH is now EMV/”chip card” compliant! In addition to now accepting Google Wallet and Apple Pay, we have taken all necessary measures to ensure your security when it comes to credit card fraud. If you patronize businesses that have not upgraded their equipment to be EMV compliant, the burden of a potential fraud is being shifted to the business and potentially you, the consumer.

  • We had a Dog Gone Good Time at the Humane Society Dog Gone Good Time Festival! Despite the overcast and drizzling weather, there was a great turnout. We are proud to have been a Pick of the Litter Sponsor for the second year in a row, and look forward to joining this great event again in 2016!

  • Our Howl-o-ween costume contest and trick-or-treating is right around the corner! Come by the hospital with your pet in costume during office hours October 26th-31st. We will share pics of your pet on our Facebook page, and the picture with the most “likes” before November 7th will win a FREE SIX MONTH SUPPLY OF FLEA/TICK PREVENTION!
October 11-17th is National Veterinary Technician Week!
Veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of veterinary practices, and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. National Veterinary Technician Week, first celebrated in 1993, takes place in the third week of October each year, and provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions.


Although we value our veterinary technicians and assistants every day of the year, we take this week to honor their commitment to compassionate, high-quality veterinary care for all animals.


Next time you are in, please take a moment to thank our techs and assistants for all they do to care for your pets!


Upcoming EAH Community Projects and Events!
October 26th-31st

2nd Annual Howl-o-ween Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treating at EAH!

What will your pet wear for Howl-o-ween? Get the costumes ready and come by the last week in October for a yummy treat and the opportunity to win 6 months of flea and tick medication! Whether the costumes are adorable or scary… clever or silly… We love when animals can dress up and have a good time! 🙂

Pickle was our 2014 Howl-o-ween costume contest winner!

November 1st- 21st

Human and Pet Food Drive

We have so much to be thankful for, and we hope you do too. This November, we are gathering donations for needy families and animals in our area, with donations going to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Non-perishable food donations for both people and animals will be accepted for the first three weeks of the month, before going to members of the community in time for Thanksgiving!

Please consider coming by and making a donation to help support animals and their humans in our area. 

December 4th
Rock Hill Christmasville Parade!

Nothing starts the holiday season quite like the Rock Hill Christmasville Parade! Last year was so much fun we’ve elected to join the parade again! Bring your family out on the evening of December 4th and enjoy the lights!

Check out our float in the 2014 parade – such a great time for our staff! We love being a part of this community!

EAH Highlighted Staff Member – Dr. Lorin Lawrence!
*In celebration of his retirement!*

Dr. Lawrence has been a part of Ebenezer Animal Hospital since 1985. He received his BS from Syracuse University, MS from Southern Illinois University, and DVM from the University of Missouri. In his free time, Dr. Lawrence is an avid bicyclist, plays racquetball, swims, enjoys motorcycling, and likes computers and other gadgets. Aside from his son, step-son, step daughter, and wife, Dr. Lawrence’s “extended” family includes domestic shorthair cats, Shrek and Spooky and Pekingnese Cisco. 

In 2013, Dr. Lawrence began his journey to retiremet by selling Ebenezer Animal Hospital to it’s new owners, Dr. Jay Hreiz and April Splawn. He is now formally retiring on October 7th so that he may join his family in the Charleston, SC area. 

While we are sad to see Dr. Lawrence go, we are glad for his opportunity to relax and enjoy life. We are thankful for the legacy he started so that those of us left behind can continue on and grow. 

Best of luck, Dr. L!


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