VCA Rossmoor-El Dorado Animal Hospital

Pocket Pets

The term "pocket pet" is a commonly used phrase that can include hamsters, guinea pigs, rats and mice. Dr. Glasser has a special interest in seeing these adorable creatures and is well trained in medicine and surgery. These little guys have special dietary and husbandry needs specific to each species. Although quite hearty, they can become ill very quickly and typically don't show outward signs until they are very sick. Make an appointment as soon as you see any changes in behavior, eating, bowels or urinary habits. A yearly wellness exam is recommended.

A good resource for small mammal medicine and husbandry is www.veterinarypartner.com and search for your pet's species.
 

CLOSE CLOSE

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:

 

See all VCA Animal Hospitals >

CLOSE CLOSE

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.

CLOSE CLOSE