VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital

Adult and Senior Wellness

Ask about our VCA Senior Best Care Comprehensive Package! 
Nothing says love like our Senior Best Care! Designed
especially for older pets, this extensive health exam helps your
veterinarian determine your pet’s overall health " and look a
little closer " at a time when Early Disease Detection starts to
become more critical. And it’s an incredible value, since all the
tests, done individually, would cost a total of over $600! This
extensive health exam includes: urinalysis, CBC, biochemical
profile/T4, heartworm test, 5 X-rays (chest & abdominal),
radiologist X-ray read and free boarding for the day.
*Valid only for pets 7 years old and over. Not appropriate for sick pets.

Additional packages offer affordable and comprehensive adult (under age 7) and senior wellness packages for both dogs and cats.  


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

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 412-885-2500. We have doctors and technicians on the premises 24/7, including weekends and holidays when you need us most.  Our address is 3610 Library Road, Pittsburgh Pa 15234.