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215 W Chippewa Ave. South Bend, IN 46614

Welcome to
Tender Care Veterinary Clinic

Thank you for visiting our page!  Tender Care is a small animal veterinary clinic located in South Bend, IN and was established in 2008 by Cathy Harris DVM.  Dr. Harris is a Purdue University graduate who is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and a past president of the Michiana Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Harris offers many veterinary services at Tender Care including examinations, vaccinations, surgeries, laboratory testing, emergency care, radiography, as well as feline and canine dentistry.  A complete list of our services can be found under the "Services" section in the “About Us” tab on this website.  We pride ourselves in our complete care and compassion for our patients and clients.  Dr. Harris has put together a staff of knowledgeable and caring individuals who really do love their job.  We look forward to seeing you and your pet at each visit and do our best to be sure your dog or cat does as well.

We realize a visit to the veterinarian can be stressful for both you and your pet.  We strive to make your experience here as pleasant as possible.  Our aim is to work with you, our client, to provide the best care possible for your pets. We realize your pets are part of your family and our goal is to keep your pet happy and healthy for a long life of friendship and love.  Tips for an easier vet visit can be found in our “What to Expect” section in the "New Patient Center" on the website.       

Above all, we love animals, and we know you love your pet too. We always treat your pet with the same consideration and kindness we would our own, while treating you with respect and professionalism.  If you have any questions about your pet, our services, or would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Harris, please give us a call.   In the meantime, feel free to browse the site to see who we are and what we have to offer.  We hope you’ll choose us for your veterinary needs because we consider it a privilege to serve you.  At Tender Care, we truly do CARE for your pet.

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We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
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Meet The Doctor

 Dr. Cathy Harris
"If you want someone who will listen to you every time, do everything you tell them to do, and always be there for you, for better or worse, get a dog."
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Dr. Harris has put together a clinic that is amazing. The care, compassion, knowledge, and time they spend with their clients is remarkable. I am so thankful for everyone at Tender Care.
God Bless you all!

- Denise K. / South Bend, IN

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