Advanced Care

Advanced care services are services that go above and beyond what a general hospital visit may be for your pets. Advanced services may be items such as specialized surgeries, eye treatment, diagnostic imaging, ultrasound, or therapies. Please click on any of the subheadings listed below to learn more about our services in advanced care.

Available Services
  • Laser Therapy

    Providing the most comprehensive treatment for your pet is our first priority. As one of the few centers in the area who offer laser therapy you are assured that your pet is receiving drug free, surgery free pain relief treatment whenever possible. Therapy lasers have been scientifically proven to be successful in treating post-surgical pain and many acute and chronic conditions.... Read more

  • Radiology

    Our hospital offers a number of diagnostic imaging services Diagnostic imaging refers to the techniques and processes used to create images of your pet's body or body parts for medical purposes ... Read more

  • Radiology

    Digital X-ray capabilities give us a clear picture of what is happening inside of your pet in a pain free and non invasive way. It allows us to view the size and shape of most internal organs and may even show us if your pet has eaten something it shouldn't! This technology provides high resolution images that can be easily shared with specialists around the world, or simply emailed to you to share with family and friends. Digital diagnostic ultrasound allows us to see the internal architecture of your pet's internal organs such as the liver, kidneys, and spleen.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers echocardiography as one of our many cardiology services. An echocardiogram is an ultrasound (sonogram) exam of the heart. Many times both radiographs (X-rays) and ultrasound of the heart are recommended for best evaluation of heart disease.... Read more

  • Our hospital routinely performs electrocardiograms as part of our cardiology services. An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a readout of the electrical activity of the heart. If your veterinarian hears a heart rhythm abnormality (called an arrhythmia) in your pet's heart beat, they will recommend an ECG.... Read more

  • Laser Surgery

    VCA Calvert Veterinary Center is one of the only hospitals in the area that offers LASER surgery ... Read more

  • Surgery

    Our hospital offers many soft tissue surgery services. Soft tissue surgery refers to surgery on any body part excluding: bones/joints (orthopedic surgery), heart (cardiac surgery), or nervous system (neurologic surgery). Examples of common soft tissue surgeries include gastrointestinal surgery (to remove foreign objects or removed diseased sections of intestine), bladder surgery (to remove stones or polyps), liver surgery (to remove masses or diseased lobes), and spleen surgery (often to remove diseased spleens or masses).... Read more

  • When an eye problem develops and a detailed exam is needed, the doctor will often use a device called a tonopen ... Read more

  • Digital diagnostic ultrasound allows us to see the internal architecture of your pet's internal organs such as the liver, kidneys, and spleen. It also allows us to look at smaller structures in your pets abdomen including adrenal glands and lymph nodes. Of course, we can also diagnose a pregnancy in a pet as early as 21 days of gestation with this specialized tool.... Read more