PVSEC – which stands for Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center – has long been the go-to emergency and animal hospital in the North Hills. Its Camp Horne Road location opened in 2008. Now, local pet owners will have a closer animal hospital (in addition to University Veterinary Specialists in Peters Township) when PVSEC South opens Aug. 14 on Route 19 near Meadowlands. The 13,000 square-foot facility will have surgery, internal medicine and emergency services, as well as part-time ophthalmology and cardiology services. “The hope of course is that it will grow over time and we will be able to offer even more expanded services,” says Dr. Kenton Rexford, an emergency room doctor with Veterinary Emergency Clinic (PVSEC’s predecessor) since 1998.
We spoke with Dr. Rexford about pet emergencies – the most common, how to avoid them and what to do in the event of one. And while we hope you don’t have to visit, Dr. Rexford will be spending the majority of his time at PVSEC South during its initial months.
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