The Animal Emergency & Specialty Hospital of Chattanooga moved to a new location at 6393 E Lee Hwy. in Chattanooga on April 25. Chamber if commerce members will join the veterinarians and staff on Thursday, May 5 at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new facility.
"East Tennessee’s premier veterinary emergency and specialty hospital now operates out of a customized facility allowing easy access for clients, increased opportunities for collaboration among the veterinarians, and new medical equipment," officials said.
Founded as an emergency hospital and now seeing referred patients in the specialties of
emergency and critical care, surgery, oncology, dermatology, and avian and exotics, the
veterinary team is led by Medical Director DeAnne Fanta, DVM.
"The Animal Emergency and Specialty Hospital of Chattanooga is a leader in pet health care. The Animal Emergency Department is staffed by specially-trained veterinarians able to handle urgent and critical care situations for pets. The Specialty Hospital is known for its leading care, particularly of surgical and cancer cases," officials said.
Dr. Nikki Branam, operations manager for the practice, in reflecting on the new facility, said, “This is an important step towards ensuring we can continue to offer the most advanced diagnostics and treatment options to our patients and to referring veterinarians in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. We are excited to share our beautiful new facilities with the community.”
"Along with the new veterinary hospital, new state-of-the-art equipment allows advanced patient care. The new facility boasts a GE QX/i H1 4-slice CT Scanner, fully-equipped surgical suites, ultrasound, endoscope, advanced digital radiography, and much more. This move offers an exciting opportunity for expansion of services and care for pets in an emergency medical situation or in need of a specialist’s care," officials said.