Lucky Peridot guy was found a little over a week ago at an abandoned house. His new family became concerned when he began howling and showing difficulty urinating. Our staff later learned he was experiencing stranguria, or painful and frequent small-volume emissions of urine. Our emergency staff internally transferred him into the care of the […]
May 23, 2020 – Dr. Nichole Danova, founder, President, and Director of Surgery at Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) and her staff recently celebrated VREC’s 10th anniversary. VREC was preceded by Veterinary Surgical Center (VSC,) a dedicated veterinary surgical facility Dr. Danova founded in 2009. Seeing explosive growth in a short time, she began […]
Two upcoming events have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: Cancelled: VREC’s Cask for a Cause fundraiser to benefit the Angel Fund. The event, scheduled for May 22, 2020, was to take place at Cooper’s Seafood House in Scranton. Like all restaurants in the area, Cooper’s is only open for take-out and curbside until the […]
Kitten Stormy was seen at VREC after taking a tumble in her home. Her owner was concerned she had sustained an injury in her back leg. Our emergency department took radiographs which revealed she sustained a fracture at the base of her femur. A cat’s femur is located between a cat’s hip and knee and […]
The impact of COVID-19 is unfolding with unprecedented speed. Out of concern for our community – you, our clients and our employees – during this public health emergency, Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center is altering operations.
20+ pound Winston presented after being trapped in a house fire. His problem list included smoke inhalation and heart & breathing concerns. He was quickly approved for the Angel Fund by our emergency clinicians and placed into our oxygen cage to help him breathe easier while a treatment plan was formulated. Once stable, Winston had […]
VREC is preparing for a Teddy Triage event and is hosting a stuffed animal drive.
Coonhound mix Ranger presented at VREC after he returned from a trip outside with a fractured front limb. The damage was severe – the bone was poking out of the skin – and Ranger needed surgery immediately. Once qualified for the Angel Fund, Ranger was transferred into the care of our surgery department where he […]
Staffordshire Terrier Roman presented to VREC’s emergency department after six days of vomiting and refusal to eat. His owners reported that Roman is a curious pup and has a history of chewing on non-food items. Our emergency department performed radiographs and our internal medicine department performed an abdominal ultrasound, and based on the findings, an […]