VCA Veterinary Hospital of Leon Springs

Cardiology

We offer several different Cardiology services here at VCA Leon Springs.

Cardiology is the branch of medicine that is dedicated to the study of the heart and blood vessels, otherwise known as the cardiovascular system. Our hospital offers several different cardiology services which will help your pet’s doctor assess any problems or conditions present.

Some of the conditions which may affect the cardiovascular system can include:

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Dilated and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Arrhytmias
  • Valvular Disorders

Your veterinarian may use one of several different methods to explore your pet’s heart, should further analysis be necessary. Please visit our pages discussing Echocardiogram and EKGs, located under our Advanced Care tab.

If your veterinarian feels that your pet has a more advanced condition, they may recommend a referral to a board certified cardiologist.

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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.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

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Emergency Care

In case of an emergency during normal business hours (M-F 7:30am - 7:00pm) please call us at 210-698-1043.

 

Should you have an after-hours emergency, please contact either of these pet emergency hospitals:

 

Mission Pet Emergency -

Located at: 8202 N Loop 1604 West, San Antonio Texas, 78249

Phone: 210-691-0900

 

Emergency Pet Center -

Located at: 503 E. Sonterra Blvd., San Antonio Texas, 78258

Phone: 210-404-2873

 

If you feel that your pet has potentially ingested a toxin, please contact either one of the above listed pet emergency centers, or the pet poison helpline. 

Online at: http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com

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For a list of current pet food recall alerts, please visit the American Veterinary Medical Association's website at

https://www.avma.org/News/Issues/recalls-alerts/Pages/pet-food-safety-recalls-alerts.aspx

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