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PVSEC – serving greater Pittsburgh and South Hills 24/7
Our 24 hour pet hospital is located in Washington, Pennsylvania and serves the greater Pittsburgh area, including the southern suburbs.
Specialty and emergency medicine in South Hills, Pittsburgh
When you have a pet emergency, seconds count. We want you to know, we’re ready. If your pet has a condition that requires a specialist’s expertise, we’re ready for that too. Our veterinarians, vet technicians and support staff work closely together to provide the comprehensive, compassionate care your pet needs and deserves.
Specialty Care: Our veterinary specialists work directly with your primary care vet to understand your pet’s condition and develop the appropriate treatment plan. Visits to our specialists are usually by referral from your primary care vet and by appointment. Learn more about veterinary specialists.
About Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) – South Hills
Our 13,500 square-foot hospital opened in the summer of 2017. We are fully equipped as a 24 hour emergency animal hospital and as a center for advanced specialty care.
Our sister hospital, PVSEC in North Hills, is the largest and most comprehensive emergency and specialty hospital in western Pennsylvania, but our South Hills hospital is more convenient to many communities south of Pittsburgh.
We use sophisticated diagnostic equipment such as a 64-slice CT scanner and video endoscopy and have dedicated suites for endoscopy and ultrasound.
We are part of the BluePearl network of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals.
At BluePearl pet hospitals, providing our customers, like you, with remarkable service is a top priority. We’re committed to making your veterinary visit as smooth as possible. Here are the resources available to help you prepare for your visit.