VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital & Pet Lodge

Vicki Martinez, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Iowa State University


Dr. Vicki Martinez grew up i n northeast Iowa. She obtained a BA in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University in southern California before returning to Iowa to go to veterinary school. She graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, spent two years practicing in Spokane, WA, and then arrived in the Dallas area where she has since been practicing.

Dr.Martinez enjoys a spending time with her husband Ben, daughter Marisa, and son Anthony, as well as Krypto the dog and cats Tigger, Phoebus, Ariel and Jade Fox. Blueberry the parakeet also resides in the Martinez household. Dr.Martinez also enjoys reading, crocheting, traveling, watching movies, being involved in instrumental groups, and watching PBR bull riding.


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 Metroplex Animal Hospital & Pet Lodge 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 972-438-7113. We are located at 700 West Airport Freeway. Irving, TX 75062.

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.