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Our Hospital

Being AAHA accredited for over 40 years and ever-present in the Pittsburgh community for over 70 years, VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital is happy to continue the tradition of helping your pets to live long, healthy and happy lives. Located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, we offer not only emergency and critical veterinary care, but also general wellness services for your dogs, cats, exotic and pocket pets. We pride ourselves on offering a full complement of services in virtually all areas of medical veterinary care, ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality of veterinary care available. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the resources available at VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital for all your pet’s healthcare needs.

Hospital Overview

Welcome to VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital!

Regardless of whether you bring your pet to us for a well visit, illness, surgery, diagnostics or emergency, we are ready to provide your pet with excellent, compassionate care and provide you with courteous service. When you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians and staff are praised for their kind and thorough care.

With every visit, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and front desk staff are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines, procedures and access to state-of-the-art equipment ensures that all our patients receive the best in preventive care, treatment, and recovery.

We are proud to be an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) AAHA-accredited hospitals adhere to the highest quality standards, which helps ensure the best care for your pet. AAHA has developed a set of accreditation standards that are widely used as benchmarks to measure excellence in veterinary medicine. AAHA-accredited hospitals voluntarily choose to be evaluated on 900 standards. Hospitals accredited by AAHA must demonstrate an exceptional level of medical care and client service and they are re-evaluated every three years to make sure they are keeping up with industry updates. VCA Castle Shannon has been an accredited AAHA hospital since 1974.

We are a member of AAFP; American Association of Feline Practitioners and a Silver level member of AAFP's "Cat Friendly Practice"program. The mission of AAFP and the Cat Friendly Practice initiative is to improve the health and welfare of our feline patients with high practice standards and reduce the stress of hospital visits for both the pet and the owner.

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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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