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Veterinary Care and Specialty Group

We provide referral and emergency veterinary care for the pets of Chattanooga, TN and beyond!

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We are proudly open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year for small animal emergencies.

Our mission at Veterinary Care and Specialty Group is to provide compassionate, advanced referral, and emergency veterinary care for your pets. Our locally-owned facility is fully staffed and available to provide the highest-quality treatment for all types of cases. Your pet’s health and well-being are very important to us, and our team takes every possible measure to give your pets the care they deserve.

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Pet Surgery

We offer a broad range of surgical expertise in both orthopedic and soft tissue surgery.

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Pet Emergencies

Our board-certified criticalists and experienced emergency staff provide 24-hour walk-in services, intensive nursing care, on-site diagnostics, and advanced monitoring.

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Pet Cardiology

We perform procedures such as echocardiogram and electrocardiogram to evaluate the heart.

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Pet Internal Medicine

Internal medicine is a branch of veterinary science that specializes in the identification and management of complex or chronic disorders that could be harmful to your pet.

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Pet Emergency & Critical Care

Our ICU is staffed 24/7 with devoted veterinary team members who are qualified to provide the best standard of care for animals experiencing serious illness or life-threatening injuries.

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Pet Neurology

Our goal in neurology is to identify and treat issues with the brain, spinal cord, muscles, and nervous system while keeping the quality of life of your pet in mind.

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Pet Anesthesiology

Pet anesthesiology is a vital specialty within the field of veterinary medicine. Anesthesiologists are responsible for ensuring that animals receive the appropriate level of pain relief during medical procedures.

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Pet Oncology

The goal for patients with veterinary cancer is to continue living as normally and comfortably as possible.

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Pet Rehabilitation

Physical rehabilitation can significantly enhance your pet’s quality of life if they have undergone surgery or have a medical condition that makes it difficult for them to do daily tasks.

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Pet Blood Bank

We can provide our patients with the necessary blood component therapy thanks to our internal blood bank facility.

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Pet I-131

The use of radioactive iodine is one of the chosen strategies for the long-term therapy of feline hyperthyroidism.

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Pet Hyperbaric Oxygen

For wound management, including burns, snake bites, and dog bite wounds, hyperbaric medicine offers cutting-edge, novel therapy.

“The staff at VCSG are truly a godsend. They were amazing with my very very sick pup and took the time to make us feel better and more comfortable as well. They are now our go-to when our primary vet can’t take care of an issue.”

Amanda M.

Our team is here to help.

Our knowledgeable veterinarians and nurses utilize their skills, along with state-of-the-art equipment, to help ensure the correct diagnosis and treatment for your pets. Should you come in as a referral from your primary veterinarian or on an emergency basis, we want you and your beloved pets to feel as though you are part of the VCSG family.

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