VCA Advanced Care Animal Hospital

Tom Bradford, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Texas A&M University


Tom Bradford graduated from Texas A&M University with bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and Biomedical Science and later with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After spending time in general practice with horses and small animals he went on to manage an emergency clinic in San Antonio for three years. He made the Hurst-Euless-Bedford area his home in 1982 and has owned VCA Advanced Care since 1990. He designed the current clinic with his daughter Tracy. They were honored to receive the Design Award from the publication Veterinary Economics in 1999 and the Practice Excellence award in 2000. Dr. Bradford has been married for twenty-eight years to his wife Ther’e and is the proud father of 4 children. He loves mentoring his staff and providing opportunities for their growth!


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

For after hours emergency care, please call The Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas at 817-410-2273.