About Port City 

Animal Hospital

At Port City Animal Hospital, we provide each patient with compassionate and progressive care. We aim to exceed client expectations through consistent high quality service and communication.  Our staff understands that your pets are another member of your family, and we want them to receive the best care possible. Being Fear Free™ certified, we make every effort to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets during exams and procedures.

Conveniently located to serve Savannah, Pooler, Port Wentworth, Bloomingdale and Effingham County, Port City Animal Hospital strives to be the area's gold standard in veterinary care. Our team of highly skilled staff is excited to meet you and your pet! 

Meet Our Team

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Dr. Jeremy Faris

Clinic Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Faris grew up in the small town of Warren, RI. He earned his dual Bachelor's degree in Biology and Wildlife Science at Virginia Tech in 2005 and graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 with a DVM and a Masters in Public Health. He began practicing in the Savannah area that same year. His favorite thing about his job is getting to help people make informed decisions for their pet's health. Dr. Faris loves watching all sports, but especially Hokie football. He's crazy about his wife, Janell, and their three children: Madeline, George and Hazel. 


Alfreda Richardson

Veterinary Technician 

Freda has been a vet tech for nearly 20 years! Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, she is married to a wonderful man who is both an IT professional and photographer. Together, they have two amazing little girls. Freda is an animal and environmental protection enthusiast and loves trying new places to eat, bargain shopping, reading and traveling, in addition to spending time with family and friends. Her family now has two big floppy eared bunnies to spoil. 

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Carissa Campbell

Veterinary Technician 

Carissa is a self-proclaimed army brat who has traveled across the US. She was born in Hawaii but has lived in Georgia most of her life. Carissa has an outgoing three year old, two cats, and a dog. She is currently in school to pursue a future as a registered veterinary technician, and is an enthusiastic reptile and amphibian herpetoculturist!