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Our Hospital

At AAHA-Accredited VCA Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies and Referrals, we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Located in Chattanooga, our veterinarians, technicians and support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best care.

Monthly Featured Care Team

Emergency & Critical Care
Veterinary Specialist
Diagnostic Imaging
Veterinary Specialist
Veterinary Specialist - Ophthalmology

Featured Departments

Emergency & Critical Care


Diagnostic Imaging

Internal Medicine


VCA Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies and Referrals

2132 Amnicola Hwy

Chattanooga, TN 37406

Main: 423-698-4612

Fax: 423-622-8145

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Specialty Appt Hours:

Mon-Thu: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

emergency Have an Emergency?

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, please call us immediately.

VCA Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies and Referrals 423-698-4612

2132 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37406 Get Directions

Home Delivery

With VCA Home Delivery, you can refill prescriptions, order food,
pet products and more—delivered right to your door.

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