Shelton veterinary emergency center gets Level I certification

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Shelton has been certified as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.

The certification recognizes hospitals that meet and exceed the society’s minimum standards and guidelines.

Level I has the most rigorous application process and requirements of three levels. Level 1 facilities must be open 24/7 and have staff with specific degrees of training available to deal with animal emergencies.

The VCA Shoreline Center, 895 Bridgeport Ave., offers board-certified veterinary specialists in emergency and critical care as well as internal medicine, surgery, neurology and dermatology. Specialists work along with the pet’s primary veterinarian.

About the vet society

The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society is an international, professional society of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and managers dedicated to promote the advancement of knowledge and high standards of practice in veterinary emergency medicine and critical patient care. Learn more at .

For more information about VCA Shoreline, visit the veterinary hospital’s website at