Welcome to VSS

Veterinary Specialty Services (VSS) is a multi-specialty, referral-only practice and after-hours emergency facility committed to providing advanced veterinary care for pets. Our highly qualified and board certified specialists work in collaboration with primary care veterinarians throughout the St. Louis metropolitan region, Missouri and its surrounding states to diagnose and treat challenging and often life-threatening pet health problems.

We have locations in Manchester and O’Fallon, Missouri to make it convenient for pet owners to have access to specialty veterinary and emergency care.
Our mission is to provide expert, collaborative, compassionate
care to sick and injured pets.VSS has now grown to include multiple specialties in 7 disciplines including cardiology, critical care, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, radiology and surgery and continues to be a highly-regarded as an essential resource for pets in our community.

In 2008, VSS opened an after-hours emergency practice providing pet owners and distressed animals after hour urgent and critical care. The same collaborative principles apply to our emergency care, ensuring primary veterinarians and owners are involved in the choice of care for pets in an emergency situation.

Weekdays, Weekends, & Holidays: 24 Hours

Office hours:

Monday – Friday

9:00am – 5:00pm

LOCATION:

1021 Howard George Dr.
Manchester, MO 63021

Get Directions

Contact us:

P: (636) 227-9400

F: (636) 527-0812

APPOINTMENTS:

Patient visits are by appointment only or can be seen in association with an emergency or critical care appointment.

Our mission at VSS is to provide the most current and advanced veterinary medical care available for the animals in our care. Our practice is referral-only, supplementing and assisting primary care veterinarians to diagnose and treat your pet’s health problem. When you are referred to VSS, we take great care to respect the bond you have with your pet’s veterinarian and we work collaboratively with them to ensure your pet has the best available treatment options. Our specialty departments are available for consultation by appointment only during our regular business hours.

We are proud to receive hundreds of referrals from veterinarians every month, proof that local veterinarians have great confidence in our practice. While at VSS our specialist will present you with multiple diagnostic and treatment options so that you may make the best decision for your furry family member.  We pride ourselves on our client education, compassion,and team approach to medicine.

APPOINTMENTS & OFFICE HOURS


APPOINTMENTS

Patient visits are by appointment only or can be seen in association with an emergency or critical care appointment.

For an appointment: (636) 227-9400.
After hours/weekend emergencies: (636) 227-6100.

APPOINTMENTS

Patient visits are by appointment only or can be seen in association with an emergency or critical care appointment.

For an appointment: (636) 227-9400.
After hours/weekend emergencies: (636) 227-6100.

REFERRAL PRACTICE Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Emergency Hours

Weekdays, Weekends, & Holidays: 24 Hours

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Each of our board-certified specialists are veterinarians who have advanced training in the discipline they have chosen. In addition to meeting the requirements and certifications to become a doctor of veterinary medicine, they complete a year-long rotating internship and three-year residency. A specialist veterinarian must also must pass a rigorous examination in order to become a diplomate of one of the 22 specialty colleges recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

VSS speciality doctors want to ensure that your pet receives state of the art quality care. Technologies available in our hospital include but are not limited to: high field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), digital radiography, ultrasonography, complete endoscopy services, cardiac catheterization laboratory, on-site diagnostic laboratory services and full service surgical suites.

Latest NEWS

6 months ago

VSS is proud to announce that Dr. DesChene (DC) Brochtrup DVM, DACVR has joined the radiology department at VSS. For several years Dr. Brochtrup has been a prominent member of the Greater St. Louis veterinary community, performing mobile imaging consultation and ultrasonography to the entire region. We are proud to have her join our hospital as a full ... See more

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6 months ago

We are very excited to announce the opening of our new hospital “Veterinary Specialty Services -West” located at 7770 Winghaven Blvd, O’Fallon, MO 63368.

VSS West will be a referral-only specialty and emergency hospital operating as a satellite location to our main hospital. We will offer specialty services for surgery, oncology, internal medicine, ... See more

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