VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center

Roderick Gant, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Washington State University


Doctor Roderick Gant, a native of Baton Rouge, LA received his B.S. of Animal Science from Southern University A&M College in 1992. He went on to receive his Master of Science in Dairy Nutrition and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 1996 and 2000 respectively. Upon completion of his DVM, Dr. Gant completed a one year rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Doctor Gant went on to practice emergency medicine in Philadelphia for 5 years before moving to the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2007. Doctor Gant really enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine and looks forward to helping you with your pets if an emergencies ever arises. Doctor Gant likes to spend his free time with his daughter and son, and dogs Bella and jackson. He also, enjoys the outdoors, cooking, reading, and watching sporting events.


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 817-560-8387. We are located at 8331 W. Freeway. Fort Worth, TX 76116.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.