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University Veterinary Specialists Opens in the South Hills of Pittsburgh

University Veterinary Specialists Opens in the South Hills of Pittsburgh

University Veterinary Specialists opened its doors in July of 2016 providing 24-hour veterinary emergency care, specialty care, as well as equine services. The family-owned, state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest in veterinary technology, staffed by experienced ER doctors, renowned board certified specialists, and utilizes Fear Free methods and protocols.

McMurray, PA – University Veterinary Specialists opened its doors in July of 2016 providing 24-hour veterinary emergency care, specialty care, as well as equine services. The family-owned, state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest in veterinary technology, staffed by experienced ER doctors, renowned board certified specialists, and utilizes Fear Free methods and protocols.

The 25,000-square-foot facility includes:

  • A 16 slice GE CT machine – the same utilized at human trauma centers

  • The first animal-specific midfield strength MRI in the country, second in the world

  • An Oasis Pro Underwater Treadmill for hydrotherapy, rehabilitation, and conditioning

  • An FDA-approved therapeutic K-Laser that improves healing time, reduces pain, increases circulation, and decreases swelling

  • A Dräger Infinity C500 Ventilator to assist patients who cannot breathe on their own – the only unit in the South Hills of Pittsburgh

  • An extensive in-house laboratory with diagnostic equipment that allows for telemedicine

  • Three surgical suites

  • A multi-purpose room for veterinary education, lectures, and more

  • One of three equine dynamic endoscopes in the Northeast

  • An indoor specialty equine suite

The hospital also features the UVS Express pet transport service for small animals, as well as a custom horse van for equine appointments and emergencies. Both are the only pet transport services in the Pittsburgh area.

“Our emergency and specialty staff are excited to work with the community as well as local veterinarians, and we are proud to be a new resource for the South Hills,” said Chief Veterinary Medical Officer Dr. Dimitri Brown.

UniversityVeterinary Specialists offers small animal 24-hour emergency and trauma care, specialized surgical procedures, advanced internal medicine and oncology, routine and advanced equine dentistry, rehabilitation, and more. Located at 2810 Washington Road McMurray, PA 15317. More information can be found at http://UVSCares.com.

Media Contact
Company Name: University Veterinary Specialists
Contact Person: Dr. Dimitri Brown
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 315-558-1349
Address:2810 Washington Road
City: McMurray
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Website: http://uvscares.com

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