Why CVCA

CVCA Cardiac Care for Pets has been the leading choice for veterinary cardiology since 1987.

 

We see over 16,000 patients per year, more than any other board certified veterinary cardiology practice worldwide.

    • Largest Practice of Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologists:
      • 3-5 years of cardiac specific training
      • 2 years of extensive examinations
      • Diplomates of the ACVIM within College of Cardiology (www.acvim.org)
    • Partnership for Optimal Outcome and Care: Patients with congestive heart failure live 75% longer when co-managed by a board certified veterinary cardiologist and primary care veterinarian.
    • 24/7 Availability by phone: Our board certified veterinary cardiologists are available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency and primary care veterinarians
    • Collaboration with Primary Care Veterinarian: CVCA is committed to ensuring ongoing communication with you; we are here to support you for all of your patients.
    • Availability for Same Day Urgent Cases
    • Exceptional, Compassionate Service: Over 99% of our clients would recommend us to a friend or family member.
    • Exceptional Value: Initial Consultations Include:
      • Blood pressure
      • Echocardiogram
      • Unlimited time for questions
      • Discussion and followup
      • Constant access to cardiologist, 24/7 for phone consultations
      • Full and accurate cardiac workup offers your patient the best chance to minimize ongoing and unexpected veterinary costs
    • Flexibility in Payment: Plans consist of CareCredit, interest free payment plans, all major credit cards, checks and cash.
    • Diagnostics and Examinations: Owners accompany pet for echocardiogram so board certified cardiologist can:
      • Discuss exam in detail
      • Provide immediate diagnosis
      • Ensure accuracy in imaging and measurements
      • Provide ample time and opportunity to discuss treatment options
  • Benefits of seeing a Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologist vs. Telemedicine:
    • Echocardiogram performed by board certified veterinary cardiologist
    • Ensures correct technique and interpretation for the right diagnosis and treatment recommendations
    • Complete cardiac physical, review and interpretation of medical history including radiographs and lab work