Why Choose OVRS?

Why Pet Owners Choose Oakland Veterinary Referral Services


Setting the Standard

Oakland Veterinary Referral Services and Oakland Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care are proud to offer distinctive and comprehensive veterinary services. Our 28,000 square foot hospital is one of the largest and most inclusive veterinary facilities in the Midwest. Since first opening our doors in 1989, our staff has expanded to more than twenty board-certified veterinary specialists and emergency veterinarians to best meet the needs of our patients. Available services include: Behavioral, Oncology and Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia and Surgery, Cardiology, Internal Medicine , Emergency and Critical Care, and Dermatology, as well as an in-house blood bank and diagnostic imaging services such as digital radiology and computed tomography (CT scan) scans.

Renowned Expertise

Among our finest assets are our diversely trained clinicians, an extensive referring veterinarian base, exceptional client service and satisfaction, and an on-site blood bank. We offer unique surgical procedures such as the KYON® system for cementless total hip replacement, and a locking-screw tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) plating system as well as the tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) procedure as treatment options for torn cranial cruciate ligaments. Our staff is fervently committed to keeping abreast of the newest medical advances and techniques by regularly attending continuing education conferences and events. We also strive to develop strategic medical and veterinary industry partnerships to advance our practice capabilities.

Experience You Can Count On

All of our board-certified veterinarians are experts in their field and most have been with our practice for many years. Our emergency and critical care veterinarians routinely treat a wide variety of critical and trauma patients on a daily basis. By working together they form a seamless network that assures unsurpassed continuity of patient care throughout the day and night. As a testimonial to the confidence we instill through the high level of veterinary care that we provide, we treat over 23,000 patients annually.

Attentive Care

Our doctors, licensed veterinary technicians and assistants along with our client services staff are committed as a team to delivering compassionate and professional care to you and your pet. As fellow pet owners ourselves, we respect and understand the unique bond between people and pets and we pledge to utilize our expertise to uphold that special relationship.

Partners in Your Pet's Veterinary Health Care

The partnership between you, your veterinarian and our emergency and specialty doctors ensures that your pet will receive the most complete care available. Through the use of advanced diagnostic tools, treatments and surgical procedures, our staff offers extraordinary care to each and every patient. Furthermore, your family veterinarian will receive regular updates from our staff doctors to continually keep them apprised of your pet's progress and response to treatment.

Thank you for your support during Oden's recovery. You helped us with decisions and calmed our nerves. We are very grateful for the wonderful gift of additional time to spend with Oden. We can't begin to thank you enough. Oden is getting better each day.

Karen, Tony and Oden

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