Advanced care services go above and beyond a general hospital visit for 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.
Cold laser therapy is a non-invasive, drug free, surgery free, and pain free treatment. Also called low-level laser therapy, cold laser therapy uses beams of light to stimulate cell regeneration and increase blood circulation. Following treatment, pets experience less pain and swelling of the affected area, allowing for an increase in range of motion, mobility, and healing.... Read more
We are proud to offer state-of-the-art Digital Radiology Services!
Sometimes, your veterinarian may recommend radiographic images to be taken of your pet, in order to help assess their internal health. Here at the hospital, we have a radiology room specially designed for the shooting radiographic images. Rather than using traditional photographic film x-rays, our hospital is equipped with new technology which allows us to create digital radiograpic images.... Read more
Another one of our Advanced Care services offered is Echocardiography!
If your pet's doctor recommends an examination of the heart, several methods may be used to gather information. One way to take a look at the heart is through the use of radiographs (X-Rays). Another is by performing an echocardiogram.... Read more
VCA Leon Springs offers OFA certified X-Rays!
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, otherwise known as the OFA, is a non-profit organization which aims to both research and prevent hereditary and orthopedic diseases in animals. The central goal of the OFA is to aid breeders to reduce the incidence of certain diseases such as hip dysplasia.
Hip dysplasia is a disease which can affect a number of different dog breeds, although it is typically more common in larger breeds.... Read more
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