Central Florida's 24-hour Emergency Care and Specialty Referral Center
Using traditional Western and Eastern veterinary medications, physical therapy, acupuncture, and herbal medications we offer the best services to help your pet recover from an injury or surgery. Watch a video about our rehab specialist, Dr. Morgan-Winter.
While waiting for your appointment we have a number of fun things to keep you and your children occupied. Grab a soda and a fresh Otis Spunkmeyer cookie from the hospitality area, check out our salt water tank and have the kids hang out in our play area. Don't forget to check reception and play with our animals in need of a home.
Our reception staff is always ready to assist you. Whether you're here for an appointment or just to take a tour, we are more than happy to help. Be sure to stop by and play with some of our animals in need of a home.
Our Pharmacy is stocked regularly with items patients need most. We will never have to send you somewhere else to get your pet's medicine. Be sure to ask us about flea and tick preventative treatments and be on the look out for our online store coming soon.
VHA works to maintain the excellence of our staff through the monthly training sessions held in our conference room. This room also acts as a library where you can find information concerning procedures, surgeries, Q&A's , Fleas, etc.
Once you make an appointment, you'll be seeing one of our 6 exam rooms. We pride ourselves in being a state-of-the-art facility so each room has a monitor and computer to review your pet's chart, look over x-rays, or sign up for prescriptions. Watch the video about Dr. Nations below as he tells you more about himself and VHA.
On rare occasions you'll find our management team checking their email here. We stay so busy odds are they are out and about talking to patients and their owners, giving tours of the facility or helping out with appointments.
We offer LASER surgery for faster healing, and have a surgical suite designed for orthopedic surgeries such as TPLO's and tightrope surgeries. Watch the video below about our surgery specialist Dr. Alistair Chapnick.
Our ICU is staffed 24 hours a day to oversee your pets every need. This team works hand in hand directly with your pet's doctor to achieve optimal medical care. From heated cages after surgeries, to timers set for pain medications your pet's needs are met right here!
In today's world of instant technology, we too offer digital radiology and ultrasound so you can take your pet's images with you on CD.
In continuing with our commitment to provide the best possible care to your pet, we have an on premises CT scanner to allow for non-invasive diagnosis of internal concerns.
We know you worry about your pets when you have to be gone. We offer a safe place where you know that their health, safety, and comfort are our primary concerns. We offer Kitty condos with or without a play window. Boarding can be for the day or overnight.
Run! Play! Chase! Fetch! Our Bark Park offers a safe and secure location where your dog can get off the leash and play with other dogs. Our Bark Park is for members only, so you know the other pets there are current on vaccinations and well tempered.
We know you worry about your pets when you have to be gone. We offer a safe place where you know that their health, safety, and comfort are our primary concerns. We strive to be a home away from home while mom and dad are away.Boarding can be for the day or overnight.
While we like to see pets be social, there are times when a possibly contagious condition makes the seclusion of a pet vital for its health and the health of the other pets. We have a comfortable area for pets that need this service.
At VHA we strive to offer cancer treatments to allow your pet to maintain a quality of life. We have a Boarded Oncologist on hand whose goal is to provide that quality of life to your pet.
Winter Haven And Central Florida's 24-Hour Emergency Care And Specialty Referral Center
Our goal is to keep your pet happy and healthy.
Come visit us here at Veterinary Healthcare Associates here in Winter Haven, FL and let us show you around so you can experience our community. We are confident that you will see our commitment to providing the very best in care for your pet.
If you’ve ever had to give medications to your pet, you understand that it come sometimes be a pretty tricky process. Even worse, they become wise to your antics and very quickly learn to outsmart you when they hear their pills rattle in the bottle.
It’s extremely important (for both you and your pet) that you avoid making this a traumatic experience. Making medications part of a positive routine will make administration easier, and it will lend itself to the overall well-being of your pet.
Here are a few pointers for giving medications to your tricky cat or dog: