VCA Pets First Animal Hospital


According to a study done by the American Animal Hospital Association, cats have become the most popular pet in the United States, yet statistics about veterinary care for cats remain troubling.  Although most owners consider their cats to be family members, cats are substantially underserved, compared with dogs.  As a nation, we take our dogs to veterinarians more than twice as often as our cats. At VCA Pets First we have a “Positive Cattitude” and we want to help you take care of your feline friend.  Signs of illness are often difficult to detect and regular visits can help your cat stay healthy longer.  Please bring your family member in to see us, give us a call or use our website to request an appointment.


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 emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please call one of the following emergency hospitals:  

Dogwood Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (804)716-4700

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (804)353-9000