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VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center

VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center

8331 W. Freeway | Fort Worth, TX 76116

Call 817-751-7461
Monday 24hr
Tuesday 24hr
Wednesday 24hr
Thursday 24hr
Friday 24hr
Saturday 24hr
Sunday 24hr
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
Description

We're more than an animal hospital! We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.

Additional Services/Information:
-Serving the community for over 50 years -Full-service veterinary hospital
-High tech medical/surgical facility
-Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery
-Doggy day care
-Veterinary pet insurance
-Major credit cards accepted
-Endoscopy

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Our Exam Rooms! Our Exam Rooms!
Welcome to VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center! Welcome to VCA Fort Worth Animal Medical Center!
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
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Dr. Roderick Gant

Medical Director
Dvm, Washington State University

Doctor Roderick Gant, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana received his B.S. of Animal Science from Southern University A & M College in 1992. He went on to receive his Master of Science in Dairy Nutrition and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington Stated University in 1996 and 2000 respectively. Upon completion of his Dvm, Dr. Gant completed a one year rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Doctor Gant went on to practice emergency medicine in Philadelphia for 5 years before moving to the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2007. Doctor Gant really enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine and looks forward to helping you with your pets if an emergencies ever arises. Doctor Gant likes to spend his free time with his daughter and son, and dog Bella. He also, enjoys the outdoors, cooking, reading, and watching sporting events.

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Dr. Gary Arroyo

Associate Veterinarian
Dvm, Kansas State University

Dr. Gary Arroyo has been in practice since 1988 after graduating from Kansas State university College of Veterinary Medicine, where he previously recieved his Bachelor of Science degree. He was born and raised in Kansas then moved to Southern California where he practiced small animal medicine for 12 years before moving to Texas. His professional interests include general practice, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery for both canine and feline patients. Dr. Arroyo enjoys city life as well as traveling, going to the gym, and spending time with his pet schnauzer Greta.

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Dr. Karen Barger

Associate Veterinarian
Dvm, Mississippi State University

Dr. Barger grew up in Ellicott City, Maryland and told her mom she wanted to be a veterinarian when she was just 3 years old. At the age of 14 she got her first job working for the local veterinarian. Throughout high school she was very active in the performing arts and attended Emerson College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. After college she moved to Los Angeles California to pursue a career in acting, but she was never able to let go of her love for veterinary medicine. She continued to work as a veterinary technician throughout college and after graduation, working at some of the largest hospitals in the country. In 2006 she decided to redirect her career and apply for veterinary school. She moved from Los Angeles, CA to Starkville Mississippi to attend school at Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated as a Wise Scholar from Mississippi State in April of 2011 and was the recipient of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists Clinical Proficiency Award. After graduation she settled in Hurst, Texas where she lives with her fiancé Jeremytheir daughter Isabelle.Her furry family includes Link the Australian Shepard, Loki the "Mississippi Mutt", and 2 fluffy felines named Bailey and Hunter. Her professional interests include anesthesia and emergency medicine.

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