VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center

Medical Equipment Overview

We believe that the best care starts with the best equipment. Our commitment to you means that our medical equipment is cutting edge and helps in both diagnostic and treatment scenarios.

Our state of the art medical and surgical technolgy provides our patients and their families with the highest quality of veterinary care including:

• Comprehensive critical care
• Mechanical ventilation
• In-house STAT laboratory with ready access to many reference laboratories for special diagnostic tests
• Minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy
• Gastrointestinal endoscopy
• Bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage
• Cystoscopy
• Ultrasonography
• Radiology
• Myelography
• Stontium 90 Radiation therapy
• 5 surgical theatres with advanced patient monitoring equipment
• Rehabilitation services, including an underwater treadmill
• Parenteral nutrition
• Direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring capabilities
• Telemetry services
• Colloid osmotic pressure measurement
• Gonioscopy
• Phacofragmentation / cataract surgery
• Comprehensive ophthalmic surgical capabilities
• Fluoroscopy
• Computed tomography (CT scanning)
• Integrative medicine, including acupuncture
• Exotic/special species medicine and surgery

We encourage you to take a tour of our equipment and become more familiar with what we offer. Have questions? Just ask us!


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Center

9901 Montgomery NE

Albuquerque, NM  87111

505 296-2982

In Case of Emergency......

1.  Remain Calm.

2.  Call Your Family Veterinarian First.  If they are unavailable, call us at 505 296-2982.

3.  Tell us the nature of the problem.  We will give you instructions on how to handle your pet while enroute and give you directions to our hospital.

What is an Emergency?

Difficulty breathing

Unstoppable bleeding

Major trauma or injury


Inability to urinate or defecate


Bloated or distended abdomen

Allergic reactions

Loss of balance, unconsciousness, or seizure

Eye injuries

Inability to deliver puppies or kittens