Tucson, Arizona was founded in 1775 when Hugo O’Conor established the Tucson Presidio. Between 1867 and 1877, Tucson held the title of the territorial capitol of Arizona. By 1950, Tucson’s population had reached 120,000 and by 1960 it had nearly doubled to 220,000. Tucson now stands as the 32nd largest US city as its population tops 535,000.
Valley Animal Hospital’s veterinary orthopedic surgery specialty services include dog ACL repair surgery, with overnight monitoring, 39 years of experience in orthopedics, and state-of-the-art orthopedic and anesthetic monitoring equipment, they are unrivaled in experience and quality. The department focused on orthopedics offers treatment and repair of patella luxation, elbow dysplasia, osteochondritis dissecans, fragmented coronoid process, biceps tendon repairs, shoulder instabilities, hyperextension injuries, fracture repair, Achilles tendon rupture, and extracapsular ACL repairs, among other services. Valley Animal Hospital has been providing routine and emergency veterinary care for companion animals for over 50 years and was voted Best Veterinary Clinic by Tucson Weekly. It is a full-service veterinary clinic and 24-hour emergency pet hospital whose veterinarians focus on dogs, cats, and exotic pets. The Animal Hospital employs a team of 10 experienced Arizona licensed veterinarians and three intern doctors, making it the largest 24-hour emergency pet hospital in Tucson and the only hospital that sees exotic pets after hours.