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Virginia Veterinary Centers

Yellow puppy receiving care from two staff members wearing blue and green gloves

Critical Care


1301 Central Park Boulevard Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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P: (540) 372-3470

Urgent Care Hours


OPEN 24/7/365

3312 West Cary Street Richmond, VA 23221

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P: (804) 353-9000


No one wants to see a pet struggling. But if it happens, our highly trained and experienced criticalists are here for you. Our team will provide the very best care for patients with life-threatening conditions, working hard for the best possible results.


  • Artificial organ support (oxygen therapy, ventilator therapy, specialized fluid support)

  • Blood transfusion therapy

  • Arterial Blood Gas

  • Status Epilepticus Treatments

  • Vasopressor Therapy

  • Multimodal Analgesia

  • Polytrauma Management

  • Emergency Airway Management

  • Parenteral Nutrition

  • Continuous Chest Drainage

  • Critically Ill Patient Post-Op Management

  • Diagnostic Procedures

  • Diagnostic Imaging

  • Mechanical Ventilation

  • Treatment for Life Threatening Toxicities