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About Us

Serving Southwest Florida since 2006, the Florida Veterinary Referral Center (FVRC) has grown over the years to become the comprehensive, state-of-the-art referral center that it is today.

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Our Team Approach

As in human medicine, there are times when your pet may require input from more than one specialist. At FVRC, we believe in a team approach to veterinary care.  Studies have shown that patients benefit when doctors utilize a collaborative or team approach to patient care. As a specialty referral center, our diverse group of doctors work closely with each other, as well as with pet owners and family veterinarians,  helping to ensure the best and most comprehensive specialty and emergency medical care possible for your pet.

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Benefits of Collaborative Medicine

  • More rapid diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

  • Shorter hospital stays

  • Better management of chronic (long-term) diseases.

  • Improved overall patient care

We are Here for You

You can have peace of mind knowing that at FVRC a doctor is always overseeing the care of your pet day or night! Need specialty care after hours? Our specialists are on-call for emergency support and diagnostics should the need arise.

State of the Art ICU

Dedicated, highly trained ICU technicians staff our state-of-the-art intensive care unit around the clock. At FVRC, your pet is never alone.

High Staff Support Ratios

Our average technician-to-doctor ratios are higher than average, ensuring a high quality of care and service to patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.

A Community Resource

We are a resource for Southwest Florida’s general practice veterinarians and their clients. Providing consultations, second opinions, specialty procedures, and advanced diagnostics.

Continuity of Care

Our entire staff strives to provide close and ongoing communications with our referring veterinarians and clients, ensuring continuity of care both during and following your pet’s visit to our hospital.