Specialty Referrals

Access to a Network of Experienced Professionals

Cats & Critters Specialty Referrals

If we determine your feline, small mammal, or exotic pet would benefit from specialized care, the team at Cats & Critters will refer you to one of our partner hospitals for appropriate treatment.

Specialty & Alternative Care

Monroe Veterinary Associates (MVA) has developed an extensive network of hospitals to provide general wellness, emergency, and advanced specialty services. MVA now includes:

  • 14 full-service veterinary hospitals
  • A 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital staffed by emergency clinicians and board-certified specialists
  • A full-service diagnostic laboratory

For specialized care, referrals are generally made to Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services and Cornell University. Areas and conditions for which we typically refer include:

  • Advanced dental and surgical procedures
  • Advanced imaging services
  • Dermatology
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
Emergency Care

If an emergency occurs while our hospital is open, we will see your pet immediately. Our normal business hours are:

  • Monday–Thursday
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday
    8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you experience an emergency after-hours, please contact MVA’s 24-hour emergency hospital:

Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services

825 White Spruce Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14623

Phone: (585) 424-1277

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