VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital

VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital Receives AAHA Accreditation

By VCA
Published: April 14, 2011

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VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital receives re-accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

The evaluation includes a quality assessment review of the hospital's facility, medical equipment, practice methods and pet health care management. Only 15 percent of all small animal veterinary practices in the U.S. have achieved accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

In order to maintain accredited status, VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital must continue to be evaluated regularly by the association's consultants.

"VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital belongs to a select group of practices that are committed to meeting the standard of veterinary excellence," says Gregg Takashima, DVM, AAHA president. "AAHA hospitals pass a stringent evaluation of over 900 standards covering patient care, client service and medical protocols. By attaining accreditation, VCA Wrightsville Beach Animal Hospital is demonstrating its dedication to offering the best care to its patients and clients."

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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 Animal Emergency & Trauma Hospital of Wilmington at  (910) 791-7387.


 

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