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Learn More About Our Veterinary Care Facility in Dallas-Arlington-Fort Worth  VREHA 


The Veterinary Referral & Emergency Hospital of Arlington (VREHA) is a unique, multi-disciplined, state of the art veterinary facility that provides premier emergency and specialty  care, boarding, physiotherapy, and wellness. VREHA is proud to be the only veterinary referral and emergency hospital located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. We also provide neurology & neurosurgery service to these areas as well: Waco, TX; Tyler, TX; Abilene, TX; Shreveport, LA; and even Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Established in 2015 VREHA was created as an expansion of the Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery Center of Texas (VNCT), est 2011. As we expanded, we changed our name to the Veterinary Referral & Emergency Hospital of Arlington and added additional veterinary services. We offer 7 days a week, emergency medicine & critical care, on-site CT and MRI imaging, surgery department, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), abdominal & thoracic ultrasounds, endoscopy, physiotherapy/rehabilitation department with an underwater treadmill, therapeutic ultrasound, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, and cold laser (K-Laser) therapy.

En VREHA hay miembros del personal que hablan español.

The goal of our hospital is to provide your family veterinarian the opportunity to incorporate the expertise of exclusively-trained doctors (that have either: completed an academic small animal rotating internship &/or residency program OR have obtained an advanced professional degree post-veterinary school), advanced diagnostics not commonly available, and state of the art equipment as an extension of their general practices.

Mon - Thurs= 7:30am - 7:30pm; Fri 7:30am to Sun 9pm (we are open 24hrs, over the weekend).  

We are here to serve the greater Dallas areas: Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, Desoto, Red Oak, Cedar Hill, Midlothian, Saginaw, Keller,  Lake Worth, Weatherford, Aledo, Fort Worth, Hurst, Euless, Bedford, Duncanville, Irving, Plano, Lewisville, etc. 

Our walk-in emergency service is available to provide medical care to your pet at any time, 7 days a week (we are closed on some holidays) !  Also, we provide 24hr nursing care. VREHA maintains a close working relationship with your family veterinarian to provide advanced and urgent care for your pet.

VREHA has received INTERNATIONAL attention.  Our hospital was featured on channel 9 news in Sydney, Australia; please click on the link below:


Mr. Spencer McGowan, the host and owner of McGowan Asset Management, Inc offers his testimony during an interview with 

Dr. Antonio L. Bowens via the Texas business leadership series on Networth Radio KLIF 570 AM


Our hospital was featured on NBCDFW channel 5 news, please click on the link below:

High-Tech Animal Hospital Opens in Arlington


Our physiotherapy department was featured on WFAA channel 8 ABC news, please click on the link below:

                                                                           Remarkable recovery for abused dog: "Saint"

Our alternative and cutting edge treatment through Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) was featured on DFW channel 11 CBS news, please click on the link below:

      A dog trapped in a house fire, rescued by the Arlington firefighters and then transferred to VREHA: "Zarek"


Experts of Pet Wellness

Our high standards enable us to provide the devoted care that your pet deserves. We know trusting your pet’s health with a stranger can be difficult, which is why we make our best effort to get to know our pet parents and patients on a more personal level. We implement diagnostic imaging alongside laboratory services to provide pet parents with a well-defined diagnosis.


As a veterinary practice, we know that by providing our pet parents with a thorough understanding of numerous pet conditions, we are empowering them to make more informed decisions regarding their pet’s treatment. Through comprehensive exams and investigative practice, we can express our concerns about your pet’s health and propose a knowledgeable solution.


The Veterinary Oath

After acquiring our veterinary degree, we were required to pass the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE). In doing so, we have taken the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) oath:

"Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine,
[we] solemnly swear to use [our] scientific knowledge and skills
for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health,
the relief of animal suffering,
the conservation of livestock resources,
the promotion of public health
and the advancement of medical knowledge.

[We] will practice [the] profession conscientiously, with dignity
and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.

[We] accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement
of [our] professional knowledge and competence."

A Positive Experience

Our veterinary office focuses on treating the issue at hand and investigates all questionable symptoms a pet may be experiencing. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff is here to provide a comprehensive medical examination while making the experience as easy as possible.