Richmond Road Animal Hospital

1708 Richmond Road
Texarkana, TX 75503


Services Including Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery & CT Scans

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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' health care needs.  We we now offer in-house veterinary CT,  or Cat scan, procedures with a Ceretom 8 slice CT machine as well as digital x-rays.

We are also certified to perform Penn Hip evaluations for hip dysplasia.

Surgical Services including Orthopedic Surgery:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures. We perform referral surgeries for more complex fractures that  may not be offered by your local veterinarian.  This includes:

  • complex orthopedic fractures utilizing interlocking nails
  • ao/asif bone plating
  • external fixation using sks system and circular ring fixation
  • cruciate repairs 
    • CBLO method (Cora Base Leveling Osteotomy and TPLO method (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy)
    • TTA ( tibial tuberosity advancement)
    • Extracapsular prosthesis
  • Myelogram with CT Scan and surgical decompression of intervertebral disc disease.

 Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide that extra margin of safety.  Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures this includes doppler blood pressure, end tidal co2 , pulse ox and ecg. Our veterinary assistants provide constant monitoring and maintenance of the pet from time the patient is asleep until the animal is awake.  Besides using diligent anesthesia, we use aggressive analgesia to control post op pain.

Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment and CT Machine provides high quality radiographs to aid in the diagnosis of many disorders.

Laboratory:  We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.  If being referred to us, we request that a CBC and Presurgical Panel be performed by your primary care veterinarian before your appointment with us. 

Computed Tomography or cat scan:  We now offer CT scans in office.  We have this study read by a board certified Radiologist. 

Emergency Services: We do not provide emergency services.