VCA Rock Creek Animal Hospital
By VCA Rock Creek
Published: May 07, 2012

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We believe your pet should be microchipped to ensure the best chance of your pet being reunited with you should your pet become lost.

Only 14% of dogs and 4% of cats who end up in shelters are returned to their rightful owners due to no identification and no way to find their owners. A HomeAgain microchip provides permanent identification so your can be reunited with you and not become one of the unfortunate lost and homeless pets.

How it Works: For a $49.00 fee a microchip with a unique identification code is implanted under the skin between the shoulder blades of your pet and your pet is enrolled in the HomeAgain Recovery Service. HomeAgain maintains a national database and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If your pet were to become lost and brought to us, an animal shelter or another veterinary clinic it would be scanned, HomeAgain would be called and you would be notified immediately. Once enrolled, your pet is enrolled for life with no additional charge to you. But with the $49.00 fee your pet is also enrolled in a 1 year HomeAgain program that can be continued after the 1 year. HomeAgain will contact you with subscription information and fees. Call us for an appointment 503-645-4458.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.