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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.
If you feel your pet is experiencing an emergency, please call us immediately at 301-972-7010.
If it is after our normal business hours, please contact VCA Veterinary Referral Associates at 500 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg. Their phone number is 301-926-3300.
For a map and directions to VCA VRA, click here.
The doctors and staff of VCA Veterinary Referral Associates are ready and available to provide emergency and critical care for your beloved companion around the clock every day of the year. Staffed by a team of board-certified emergency/critical care doctors, our emergency team is ready to provide your pet with the highest possible level of quality compassionate care should an urgent medical need arise at any time of day or night.