Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas

1. What is the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?

2. What kinds of veterinarians make up the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas and what specialties do they provide?

3. What kinds of animals are seen at the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?

4. Where is the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas located?

5. On what floors are the specialty practices located?

6. How does a pet owner make an appointment to see one of the veterinary specialists? Can a pet owner simply bring their pet and walk in or does the pet need a referral to see a veterinary specialist?

7. How does a pet owner contact the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?

8. Why is there not a receptionist in the lobby of the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?

1. What is the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?
The Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas houses five specialty healthcare practices for small animals. Veterinarians in general practice within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as neighboring areas and states, refer owners and their pets that have unusual or challenging diseases or injuries.

The five veterinary clinics that make up the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas are staffed by board certified veterinary specialists who received specialized training and possess knowledge in a particular area of medicine or requires specialized equipment to treat conditions in dogs and cats. The veterinarians' board certifications indicate that they have had specialized training under the guidance of other board certified specialists and passed rigorous testing procedures indicative of their knowledge.

The Veterinary Referral Center serves area veterinarians, as an extension of their practice, on a referral-only basis, providing convenient, flexible and timely appointments.
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2. What kinds of veterinarians make up the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas and what specialties do they provide?
Five independently owned and managed referral practices, made up of 18 specialists, including:
- Animal Dermatology Clinic
- Animal Diagnostic Clinic
- Animal Ophthalmology Clinic
- Animal Radiology Clinic
- Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center.

These practices provide small animal medicine and surgery in the following areas:
- Cardiology
- Neurology
- Dermatology
- Oncology
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Ophthalmology
- Internal Medicine
- Radiation Oncology
- Nuclear Diagnostic and Therapeutic Medicine
- Orthopedic, Soft Tissue and Neurosurgery
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3. What kinds of animals are seen at the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?
The vast majority of the animals examined and treated at the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas are dogs and cats. Zoo animals and more exotic animals are occasionally treated at the Referral Center.
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4. Where is the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas located?
The Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas is located at 4444 Trinity Mills Rd. in Dallas, Texas, just west of the Dallas North Tollway
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5. On what floors are the specialty practices located?
First Floor:
- Animal Dermatology Clinic, Suite 101
- Animal Radiology Clinic, Suite 100

Second Floor:
- Animal Diagnostic Clinic, Suite 202
- Animal Ophthalmology Clinic, Suite 201
- Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, Suite 203
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6. How does a pet owner make an appointment to see one of the veterinary specialists? Can a pet owner simply bring their pet and walk in or does the pet need a referral to see a veterinary specialist?
The individual specialty practices see animal patients on a referral-only basis. Owners and their pets are generally referred by the veterinarian in general practice that normally sees the animal. Pet owners may ask their veterinarians to provide a referral to one of the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas practices. The veterinarian in general practice sends a medical history to the Referral Practice. If pet owners do not have a general veterinarian, the Clinics at the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas can identify a general veterinarian who can provide that referral.
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How does a pet owner contact the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?
A pet owner may contact any of the five individual referral practices:
Animal Dermatology Referral Clinic, 972-267-3800
Animal Diagnostic Clinic, 972-267-8300
Animal Ophthalmology Clinic, 972-267-4100
Animal Radiology Clinic, 972-267-3500
Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, 972-267-8100
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8. Why is there not a receptionist in the lobby of the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas?
The Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas is made up of five separate and independent referral veterinary practices. Each practice has a reception staff in their office. Upon arrival, a client may proceed directly to the specific practice or may ring the corresponding practice doorbell in the entry area to ask for assistance in escorting their animal to the specific practice.
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