VCA University Veterinary Clinic
By Sharyl Mayhew
Published: October 25, 2010

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We are thrilled to announce that we have jumped into the wave of the future with our new Digital Radiography capabilities. We have long awaited the installation of the newest state of the art x-ray equipment. TruDR by Sound-Eklin is the best equipment and system for veterinary use anywhere today. 
The system is a fully digitalized computer driven program that allows your veterinarian to produce extraordinary x-ray images without film, without developing, without waiting or retakes and without extra exposure for staff or for our pet patients.   
Digital Radiographs are available for viewing on any of our conveniently installed and networked monitors here at VCA-University Veterinary Clinic. Images may also be burned to a CD so that you can take them with you or electronically sent to any other veterinarian if you prefer. 
Training was provided by Sound-Eklin and we have technical support available to us at anytime should we need it. TruDR is a fabulous system and we are already noticing the benefits of having Digital Radiography and rapid radiologist review via electronic submission. Dr. Jackson is able to collaborate within a very short time frame with Board Certified Radiologists about what they see in your pet’s x-ray images. This gives our clients a team of experts to help determine the best possible treatment options and care for their pets. 
When you next visit, ask us to show you how crisp and clear the x-ray images appear on our monitors. We will be happy to share our excitement over this transition with you and we are pleased that we are able to provide this improved and innovative service to our clients without any corresponding increase in cost! The staff at VCA-University Veterinary Clinic strives, as always, to provide quality care at a reasonable price. 
You and your pets are important to us. Your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal. 


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 at 703-385-1054. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

- The Hope Center, 703-281-5121, 140 Park Street SE Vienna, VA 22180

- VCA South PAWS, 703-752-9100, 8500 Arlington Boulevard Fairfax, VA 22031