Dr. Schwarz and all Techs and Office Staff, Thanks for your kind words, wonderful care and comforts.

-Dale & Sam B.
Thank you, Dr. Megarry and all your staff for your exceptionally compassionate care of the day we said goodbye to our Wild Irish Rose!

-Gina & Fred D.
Thanks to Dr. Megarry and the staff at VESC for stitching Lapis back together. Thanks also for making a highly tense event less stressful. Lapis is resting well and enjoying being spoiled.

Donald & Joann B.
Thank you so much for being there for our precious little Sadie when she reached the end of her time with us. I so appreciate your kindness and compassion to both her and myself.

- Lilla S.
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VESCNM welcomes Dr. Julie Stephens, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine) to our practice. Dr. Stephens comes to us from Newtown, Connecticut. She enjoys all aspects of Internal Medicine; her primary clinical interests include gastroenterology, infectious disease, endocrinology and transfusion medicine. She performs endoscopy of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and urinary tract, as well as ultrasounds and ultrasound-guided procedures. We are very excited to have Dr. Stephens on our team. Welcome to New Mexico, Dr. Stephens!

VESCNM would like to introduce Kendra Freeman, DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Large Animal, as our Surgical Fellow. Dr. Freeman is a New Mexico native and joined VESCNM in 2015 as an associate veterinarian in our emergency department. Under the guidance of Peter Schwarz, DVM, Diplomate ACVS and the specialists at VESCNM, Dr. Freeman will fulfill requirements to achieve dual certification with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and achieve board certification in small animal surgery. Dr. Freeman is excited for this opportunity and looks forward to refining her skills as a small animal surgeon to best serve Albuquerque and neighboring communities.

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque and Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of Santa Fe are state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals that provide emergency care for injured and sick dogs and cats as well as specialty medical and surgical treatment by skilled doctors on a referral basis. VESC has doctors highly trained in surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, physical therapy, dentistry, animal behavior, and acupuncture.

VESC of Santa Fe offers Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for small animals, and computed axial tomography (CT) scans are performed in our Albuquerque facility. VESC works closely with your primary care veterinarian to help establish a diagnosis and formulate the optimal medical or surgical treatment plan for your pet. When your pet is hospitalized at VESC, our veterinarians are on the premises at all hours to ensure the best medical care is provided to your pet 24 hours a day.




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