Specialty Services

Richmond, VA

What Exactly Are Specialty Services?

Partner Veterinary will deliver specialty care, including critical care, surgery, neurology, internal medicine, medical oncology, and advanced imaging—disciplines that work together to provide the best possible diagnostic and treatment plans for your pet. Our team of top specialists, care advocates, and nursing experts will handle the full spectrum of care, from healing a broken leg to treating complex cases at our state-of-the-art facilities and critical care center.

 Becoming a veterinary specialist requires extensive education, hands-on experience, advanced testing and complete dedication to owners and their pets. We are proud to say that in addition to saving and improving the lives of our patients each day, our team also contributes to the advancement of veterinary science by working with passion and healing with empathy.

CVCA is the leading choice for veterinary cardiology.

Our team of board-certified veterinary cardiologists treats more patients with heart disease than any other practice worldwide. Our expertise and top-of-the-line echocardiography equipment ensure an accurate diagnosis and the best outcome for your pet.

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Partner Veterinary’s Critical Care team manages patients with severe or life-threatening injuries or illnesses, including significant trauma, respiratory distress, sepsis or shock, endocrine emergencies, cancer complications, and organ failure. We understand the individual needs of a critical patient and therefore provide a carefully developed treatment plan for each situation. From stabilization through ongoing hospitalization, our team—led by a board-certified criticalist—collaborates with our other specialty departments to provide a team-based approach to our sickest patients.

Internists, or internal medicine specialists, utilize their specialized training to diagnose and treat complex, chronic, or multifaceted diseases. With their broad knowledge base of internal organ systems and pathology, they use detailed medical histories and specific diagnostics to pinpoint dysfunction, infection, inflammation, or immune dysregulation of the respiratory system, digestive system, liver and pancreas, endocrine system, and urinary system.

Our clinical team is comprised of board-certified internists and team members with expertise in proven- as well as new- diagnostic and treatment modalities for numerous diseases; their unique skillset provides patients with more effective management of chronic diseases and thus a better quality of life.

Partner Veterinary Oncology utilizes state of the art equipment and advanced techniques to safely, effectively, and accurately diagnose and treat various forms of cancer in dogs and cats. Dr. Miller and the medical oncology team are committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care, as well as clear communication, with treatments customized to the individual pet and pet family’s needs. Their goal is to provide the best quality of life for your pet. While they celebrate when any of their patient’s cancer goes into remission, hope is not lost if this cannot be achieved. If your pet and your family are ready to fight cancer, so is our oncology team.

Our Veterinary Neurology service is comprised of individuals with highly specialized education and training in the extraordinarily complex brain and spinal cord. Our board-certified veterinary neurologists and neurosurgeons are experts in diagnosing, treating, and managing neurologic disorders.

In addition to their expansive knowledge base, they can utilize specialized equipment including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to obtain advanced imaging of the brain and spinal cord, which allows them to diagnose more difficult and complex diseases. In cases for which it is indicated, the neurology service also works closely with specialists throughout the hospital to ensure comprehensive care, from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and post-operative care.

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James River Veterinary Surgery was founded on the belief that healing comes not only from the finest surgical care, but also from honest communication and genuine compassion. A premier veterinary surgical service in central Virginia, JRVS offers each of these qualities when treating your companion animal. We are a cornerstone partner in the treatment of patients suffering from trauma, cancer, developmental and acquired orthopedic abnormalities, and other surgically-related diseases affecting the gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive tracts.

We believe that providing cutting-edge surgical, regenerative, and medical therapies to improve your companion’s quality of life while delivering honest and compassionate communication with you and your veterinarian goes hand in hand. The JRVS team is dedicated to thinking outside the box and always going the extra mile for your beloved pet.

Advanced imaging- with CT, MRI, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound- is one of the more critical and rapidly-evolving fields of diagnostic testing available to our patients and pet owners. Our goal at Partner Veterinary Advanced Imaging is to provide our clients with valuable diagnostic information that only innovative technology and excellent technique can provide. With our on-site imaging capabilities and our trained diagnostic imaging team, we can provide scheduled outpatient imaging to our stable patients and emergent imaging to our acutely sick or injured patients.