VETSS Provides Non-Emergency Care For All Animals!

Jan 3, 2018 | Care & Wellness

VETTS is Charlottesville’s only 24-hour emergency veterinary hospital—That will never change. What has changed is, we are now offering the same high quality of professional veterinary care to non-emergency patients. That’s right, we’ve expanded our practice to now include general wellness, like check-ups, vaccines, and routine surgeries like spays and neuters.

If you choose VETSS as your general practice, you receive a cohesive team approach to medicine that will benefit your pets. Our general wellness practice comes with the convenience of 24-hour services for our own general practice clients—and that includes our pharmacy! Our doctors have full access to medical records, radiographs, and other diagnostic test results.

We will continue offering emergency care to every animal in the region, no matter if they are our general patient or not.

The VETSS veterinary staff is compassionate, competent, and caring. Our doctors and licensed technicians come from a wide range of backgrounds and we are pleased that our team members have chosen to practice here with us in our state-of-the-art hospital in Charlottesville.

VETSS staff strives to provide compassionate, state of the art veterinary care with honesty and integrity. We believe that maintaining the highest standard of care for your pet must not be compromised. We promise a dedicated veterinary staff that offers the highest level of medical care and comfort for your pet. Through continuing education, our professional staff continues to expand our collective expertise and remain current in the ever advancing world of veterinary medicine.

For more information, contact our team at VETSS, a Charlottesville VA urgent care animal hospital!

A Summer Guide to Heat Stress and Heat Stroke for Dog Owners

As we get into summer and the temperature rises, it’s important to be aware of how the heat affects your pup. Please read below to recognize the signs of heat stress and know when you should seek veterinary care for your pet. I’m comfortable outside. Why is my dog so...

A Caring Guide to Planning for the Loss of Your Pet

Having pets is one of the most rewarding relationships a person can have. They provide us with humor, love, and lots of snuggles. With all pet families, however, there comes a time when we must say goodbye. Preparing to Say Goodbye to Your Pet For some, this comes...

One Shot. Four Viruses. Protect Your Dog With the DAPP Vaccine

New dog owners are often full of questions: Why does my dog chew this? Why did it eat that? One of the most important questions is, “Why does Lucky need all these vaccines?” Simply put, puppies are very vulnerable to diseases. Which is why it is pretty amazing that...

What to Do When You Find Hurt, Injured, or Lost Wild Animals

As winter ends and spring begins, it will be time for many of us to get back to hiking, kayaking, camping, and gardening. As we do this, we will come into contact with wildlife. This blog will cover a few tips on finding wildlife and what to do when you do so. What...

Resource Topics

Grapes, Beer, and Nuts: People Foods You Should Avoid Giving to Pets

Many pet owners are guilty of feeding their beloved companions treats from the table at dinner time. Those who do may...

Three of the Most Dangerous—And Most Common!—Household Toxicities For Pets

Pets love to get into things they shouldn’t. Home medications, sweets, or even household plants can be irresistible to...
Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
12 hours ago
VETSS

Another Tuesday, another team member! And this week, we are featuring a new face. Erica joined VETSS in March 2022 as a Client Service Representative. Her passion for animals, background in customer service, and desire for a fast-paced working environment makes her an ideal person for this role. She has been a ton of fun to get to know, and is doing an impressive job of learning the ropes of vet med. She has her eyes on becoming a skilled Veterinary Assistant and we look forward to watching that dream develop into a reality right here at VETSS. Since Erica grew up in this area, she seems to know everyone and everything about the best spots to eat, gather, and enjoy life. We feel very fortunate to have her on our team!

Below are some beautiful photos of her little family, including her dogs, Silas and Dutch. Fun fact: Dutch is the momma dog whose x-ray we posted a few weeks ago. She's nursing her healthy, growing puppies thanks to Erica's watchful eye.
... See MoreSee Less

Another Tuesday, another team member! And this week, we are featuring a new face. Erica joined VETSS in March 2022 as a Client Service Representative. Her passion for animals, background in customer service, and desire for a fast-paced working environment makes her an ideal person for this role. She has been a ton of fun to get to know, and is doing an impressive job of learning the ropes of vet med. She has her eyes on becoming a skilled Veterinary Assistant and we look forward to watching that dream develop into a reality right here at VETSS. Since Erica grew up in this area, she seems to know everyone and everything about the best spots to eat, gather, and enjoy life. We feel very fortunate to have her on our team!  Below are some beautiful photos of her little family, including her dogs, Silas and Dutch. Fun fact: Dutch is the momma dog whose x-ray we posted a few weeks ago. Shes nursing her healthy, growing puppies thanks to Ericas watchful eye.Image attachmentImage attachment
1 week ago
VETSS

We are ramping back up with our #teammembertuesday posts to help you get to know our team.

This week, we are both featuring and congratulating Brandi Wilson for officially joining our team as a Veterinary Assistant. Brandi came to us a few months ago for a student externship. Her strong worth ethic and eagerness to learn was immediately recognized. We feel lucky that she chose to take the next step in her career right here at VETSS and look forward to supporting her through the Veterinary Technician Program and beyond.

These photos show that Brandi is clearly a lover of animals, big and small. Raising Black Angus Cattle has been a family affair for the last 8 years. In her free time, you'll find Brandi outside enjoying her dogs that she actively hunts with, or working on the farm. On a rainy day, you might find her curled up with a good book, cross stitching, or tuning in to her favorite TV shows. Here are a few photos of her family and precious labs, Molly and Zeus. Cat Boots is not pictured. Welcome to the team, Brandi!
... See MoreSee Less

Load more