Angell Animal Medical Center’s Emergency & Critical Care Unit Receives Top Certification from Leading Veterinary Professional Group

Certified by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)

BOSTON, May 3, 2017 – The MSPCA-Angell announced today that its 24-7 emergency and specialty hospital, Angell Animal Medical Center, has reached Level 1 certification Emergency and Critical Care Facility by the  Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) as well as becoming an approved trauma center by the Veterinary Committee on Trauma (vetCOT) for its demonstrated ability to offer the highest level of care for veterinary trauma patients.

The certification follows news that Angell had reached the highest level certification by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) in May of 2016.

Angell’s Emergency & Critical Care Center was recognized for being part of a wholly integrated veterinary medical facility, with specialty areas spanning surgery, anesthesia, radiology, cardiology, internal medicine and other specialties all under one roof.

“We’re very pleased that the VECCS has certified our work at the highest level and that we are a vetCOT approved trauma center,” said Dr. Kiko Bracker of Angell’s Emergency & Critical Care Unit.  “Professional certifications offer even more confidence to pet owners who want to know their animals are in the safest hands, receiving the absolute best possible care.”

For more information about Angell Animal Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care Services click here.


Angell Animal Medical Center cares for more than 50,000 animals every year and is one of the most acclaimed veterinary practices in the country.  Angell’s76 doctors, including 36 board-certified specialists, work as a team to ensure high quality general wellness, emergency and specialty care.  With 36 board-certified specialists and medical capabilities that include nuclear medicine and high speed 3D imaging, Angell is committed to providing a broad range of specialized expertise and experience, and delivering this care with one-on-one compassion that animals and their owners deserve.  Angell at Nashoba provides low cost basic veterinary care for low income pet owners while Angell’s Boston and Waltham locations are  open for emergencies 24 hours of every day of the year, and offer night and weekend appointments with our specialty services.


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