Here at Independence Veterinary Clinic, we are aware of the vast amount of information available on the internet.  We strive to offer your pets the best care possible! With our Paw of Approval, we have taken the time and evaluated the following resources to ensure they meet our high standards.

Save a Life – Adopt a Pet!

Adopting a pet can be the most rewarding experience of your life. After all, you’re saving a life–and your new furry friend will appreciate you more than you know. Here are some places that can help you find your new best friend:


Golden Retriever Rescue Club of Charlotte  (704) 558-4865

Animal Rescue & Relief Inc.  (704) 737-7544

Animal Control Bureau Adoption Center (704) 336-7600

Humane Society of Charlotte  (704) 377-0534

Friends of Feral Felines  (704) 336-2109

Precious Paws Rescue Inc.  (704) 509-9861

Great Dane Rescue  (704) 697-9706


Boston Terrier Rescue of NC






Surrender a Dog


Pet Travel


Pet Air Carrier assists with the preparation of all travel documents needed for your pet.

Air Animal Pet Movers

Boarding Facilities


Camp Bow Wow-Matthews  (704) 708-9663

Dogs Day Out Pet Resort  (704) 708-4820

Charlotte Kennels  (704) 821-1318

The Cats Cradle (Cats Only)  (704) 771-6052

Become A Vet Tech


To learn more about being a Veterinary Technician and to find a school in your area.


Helpful Sites

Help Feed Hungry Pets

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control Services, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and Independence Veterinary Clinic have partnered to assist individuals in Mecklenburg County who cannot afford to feed their pets. The goal of this partnership is to help keep pets with their families.


Make a monetary donation to: City of Charlotte-Pet food bank donation

Mail check or drop off to:
CMPD Animal Care and Control
Attn: Pet food bank donation
8315 Byrum Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Or Deliver food donations to:

Independence Veterinary Clinic
2328 Crown Point Executive Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28227
CMPD Animal Care and Control
8315 Byrum Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
Second Harvest Food Bank
500B Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206

Thank you for considering donating to one of these organizations!

Assisted Living for Seniors with Pets