Richmond Road Animal Hospital

1708 Richmond Road
Texarkana, TX 75503

(903)838-3700

richmondroadvet.com

Services Including Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery & CT Scans

 
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  We are excited as we now offer in-house veterinary CT,  or Cat scan, procedures with a Ceretom 8 slice CT machine.

We can perform  lower and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystotoscopy, laprascopy and arthroscopy . We are also certified to perform Penn Hip evaluations for hip dysplasia.

Surgical Services including Orthopedic Surgery:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures. We perform referral surgeries for more complex fractures that  may not be offered by your local veterinarian.  This includes:

  • complex orthopedic fractures utilizing interlocking nails
  • ao/asif bone plating
  • external fixation using sks system and circular ring fixation
  • cruciate repairs 
    • CBLO method (Cora Base Leveling Osteotomy and TPLO method (Tibial Plateu Leveling Osteotomy)
    • TTA ( tibial tuberosity advanacement)
    • extracapsular prosthesis
  • Myelogram with CT Scan and surgical decompression of intervertebral disc disease.

 Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide that extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures this includes doppler blood pressure, end tidal co2 , pulse ox and ecg. Our veterinary technicians provide constant monitoring and maintenance of the pet from time the patient is asleep until the animal is awake.  Besides using deligent anesthesia , we use aggressive analgesia to control post op pain including epidural and constant rate infusion.

Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment and CT Machine provides high quality radiographs to aid in the diagnosis of many disorders.

Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.

Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.

Pharmacy:  We maintain an inventory of pharmaceuticals, shampoos and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet.

Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, dental X-rays, tooth extractions and oral surgery.

Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance, allergy needs and performance.

Computed Tomography  or cat scan . We now offer CT scans in office. We have this  study  read by a Boarded Radiologist.

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies.