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VRCC Hospital Tour

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Welcome to VRCC! We are a 24 hour veterinary hospital, with some of the world’s leading board-certified veterinary specialists in the fields of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology/Radiation, Surgery, Dermatology & Allergy, Ophthalmology, and Emergency Pet Care. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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VRCC is Colorado's largest specialty veterinary hospital, and one of the largest veterinary hospitals in the country.
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When you enter the building, you are greeted by our front desk staff who will help assist you with the check-in process. There are TVs, coffee, and other refreshments available.
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Our newly remodeled lobby features high ceilings, windows, and comfortable waiting areas.
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One of our client's favorite features of the lobby is the large salt-water aquarium with many different exotic ocean fish.
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We utilize patient whiteboards to organize each patient, their condition, symptoms, treatment, procedure, etc. The same method of patient organization is used in human hospitals.
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We utilize patient whiteboards to organize each patient, their condition, symptoms, treatment, procedure, etc. The same method of patient organization is used in human hospitals.
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One of our beautiful patients, a female merle Great Dane. She was visiting our surgery team to see if they could fix her knee trouble.
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VRCC has 17 exam rooms used for consultations between veterinarians, clients and their pets. Each room is designed spaciously so it is comfortable and each is decorated with photos of our furry friends.
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Each of our exam rooms feature quick-access oxygen lines so we are able to respond quickly and efficiently if a patient is in need.
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Our exam rooms are spacious and comfortable. We always love to hear follow up stories from our clients about their pets with photos and cards which we have on display in this room.
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Many of our exam rooms have our veterinarian's accreditations on the walls. Just like in human medicine, through advanced education and experience, veterinarians can focus and specialize their knowledge in the various areas of medicine and become Board Certified. Some of the world’s leading veterinary specialists work at VRCC.
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One of our patients, a large white and brindle boxer, waits in pre-op before being evaluated by one of our surgeons.
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The VRCC has the rare advantage of having an MRI machine onsite in our 6,000 square foot imaging center (1 block from the hospital).
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One of our feline patients awaits an ultrasound, and gets some love and care from one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians.
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Dr. Chad Devitt, one of our Board Certified Surgeons, stands in the pre-op area of the hospital.
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This area of the hospital is where patients are prepared for surgery, or wait for a consult with one of our surgeons.
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This area of the hospital is where patients are prepared for surgery, or wait for a consult with one of our surgeons.
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VRCC has 4 dedicated surgery suites.
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VRCC has 4 dedicated surgery suites.
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Dr. Graham, one of our Board Certified Ophthalmologists performs eye surgery on a patient. Eye surgeries can range from eye removal, to eye lid tucks, especially prevalent in our wrinkled-faced dog patients.
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VRCC features a very unique and special room dedicated to our anesthesia recovery patients. The room is located in a quiet corner of the hospital and is independently heated with low lighting, cozy fleeces, and soft classical music playing in the background.
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Patients in the anesthesia recovery room are given special attention to ensure they are as comfortable as possible as they awake from being anesthetized.
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Veterinary Technicians with the VRCC Emergency team run blood-work on a patient.
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We know your pets are in unfamiliar surroundings when they visit us. Our veterinary technicians are experts at making your pet feel loved and comfortable during their time with us.
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Dogs have allergies, just like humans. Here is one of our patients getting tested for allergies by our Dermatology and Allergy team.
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Patrick, a Cardiology Veterinary Technician, gets some love from a puppy.
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The VRCC has a large CCU (Critical Care Unit) which is similar to the ICU in a human hospital. This is where patients receive emergency medical attention as well as treatment, tests, and evaluations.
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Marin, a Certified Veterinary Technician with Internal Medicine, poses with a beautiful Dalmatian patient of ours.
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Our doctors are easily accessible and available to talk with you about the status of your pet, or any concerns or questions you may have. Please feel free to call each practice directly to speak with any of the available doctors.
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Dr. Debbie Van Pelt listens to the heartbeat of a Beagle patient in the Critical Care Unit.
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Did you know Veterinary Ophthalmologists use a lot of the same equipment as human ophthalmologists? For example, this is a Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope
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Another commonly used piece of equipment in Veterinary Ophthalmology is this slit lamp used to help detect cataracts, corneal swelling, and other eye diseases.
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This wrinkly-faced bull dog patient is getting his eye lids tucked so he can see better.
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Our CCU (Critical Care Unit) is one of the busiest places in the hospital. We are one of the few veterinary hospitals in Colorado that has Telemetry ECG which displays wireless heart monitoring of all of our critical patients. This also allows for remote viewing, so even while a doctor is not in the hospital, they can check in with their patients to receive updates of their status. This allows our doctors to monitor your pet at all times to ensure they are receiving the highest level of care.
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Experienced staff doctors with advanced training provide compassionate care for our Emergency patients.
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Dr. Michael Rossi, and Veterinary Technicians, Bob and Debora, perform allergy testing on a Labradoodle patient. Unlike humans who scratch itches with their fingers, a common sign of allergies in dogs is incessant paw licking.
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Genna, a Certified Veterinary Technician with VRCC Dermatology shows a patient some love.
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This pug gets some much deserved treats from Laurie, the Surgery Coordinator.
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Dr. Jenna Ashton, with Internal Medicine, performs an ultrasound on a black cat patient.
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Pictured: Dr. Stephen Lane, Neurologist, and Dr. Jenna Ashton, Internist. Commonly, doctors within VRCC consult with one another across different practices to help diagnose cases, as well as determine the best course of action for each patient and their owner.
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Pictured: Dr. Stephen Lane, Neurologist, and Dr. Jenna Ashton, Internist. Commonly, doctors within VRCC consult with one another across different practices to help diagnose cases, as well as determine the best course of action for each patient and their owner.
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This ultrasound machine is the same piece of equipment used on humans to diagnose a variety of internal conditions. VRCC has a wide variety of resources and state-of-the-art machines available at our fingertips to help us provide the best care for all of our patients.
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Dr. Robyn Elmslie, Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist, poses with an Australian Shepherd patient. We look forward to continuing our relationship with you and your animal companions.

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