VCA Hanson Animal Hospital

Our Cat Champions

Nicodemus (left) has been with us for 5 years now.He was just a kitten when he was dropped off at the shelter where I was working at the time. He used to drop into my arms when I would clean his cage and continually purr when I picked him up. When I brought him home, he was not a bit afraid of our dog Heidi.In fact just the opposite. He loves to "ambush" Heidi when she comes down the stairs, but runs to greet her when she returns from a walk. Our decision to have him be an indoor cat was an easy one. Working at the shelter, and now VCA Hanson Animal Hospital, I too often see outdoor cats and what can happen to them. Nicodemus sits at the window and watches the birds at the feeders. He loves to curl in our laps or curl next to Heidi and snooze.Working with animals for so many years makes me really appreciate what they add to our human existence. We can learn so much from them. Nicodemus and Heidi are constantly teaching us.


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 AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS: Please call us immediately at 781-293-2511
IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS: Please call the following hospital immediately
                            VCA South Shore Animal Hospital
                                     Phone: 781-337-6622
                                     595 Columbian Street
                                 South Weymouth, MA 02190