• The Veterinary Neurological Center in Phoenix is a 6200 square foot facility and includes on-site Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

    The Veterinary Neurological Center in Phoenix is a 6200 square foot facility and includes on-site Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

  • 4 neurologists, 1 neurology resident and approximately 20 support staff members are employed at the VNC in Phoenix.

    4 neurologists, 1 neurology resident and approximately 20 support staff members are employed at the VNC in Phoenix.

  • In the waiting area, the bloodhound, Sir Hawthorne I, provides coffee to clients prior to their meeting with the doctor.

    In the waiting area, the bloodhound, Sir Hawthorne I, provides coffee to clients prior to their meeting with the doctor.

  • The treatment area.

    The treatment area.

  • Kim cares for

    Kim cares for "Bailey," who is recovering from spinal surgery.

  • Dr. Kim Knowles (left) discusses image findings with Dr. Scott Plummer.

    Dr. Kim Knowles (left) discusses image findings with Dr. Scott Plummer.

  • Meghan offers water to

    Meghan offers water to "Shoshone," who was admitted for intervertebral disk disease and is recovering from spinal surgery.

  • In radiology, x-rays are digitally processed providing rapid viewing and transmission of information.

    In radiology, x-rays are digitally processed providing rapid viewing and transmission of information.

  • Jose (left) and Fernando assist during CT imaging of a patient.

    Jose (left) and Fernando assist during CT imaging of a patient.

  • The on-site scanner in Phoenix is a GE Lightspeed 8 slice.

    The on-site scanner in Phoenix is a GE Lightspeed 8 slice.

  • Brian prepares

    Brian prepares "George" for a lumbar CT following an MR study of the same area.

  • Wil obtains axial CT images of

    Wil obtains axial CT images of "Spencer's" chest.

  • The on-site MRI scanner is a 1.5 Tesla GE Signa LX.

    The on-site MRI scanner is a 1.5 Tesla GE Signa LX.

  • Wil performs a lumbar MR on

    Wil performs a lumbar MR on "George."

  • Neurology resident Dr. Erich Spoor reviews images during a workup.

    Neurology resident Dr. Erich Spoor reviews images during a workup.

  • Jennifer is listening to

    Jennifer is listening to "Tillman's" heartbeat and breathing.

  • Dr. Laura Stainback performs a hemilaminectomy surgery on

    Dr. Laura Stainback performs a hemilaminectomy surgery on "Porsche" to remove an intervertebral disk extrusion.

  • James, who maintains the entire hospital, assists Dr. Knowles who is removing sutures from

    James, who maintains the entire hospital, assists Dr. Knowles who is removing sutures from "Buster" post cervical spinal surgery.

  • The back run area, leading to the laboratory.

    The back run area, leading to the laboratory.

  • Sara offers water to

    Sara offers water to "Hewie," a French Bulldog who is recovering from intervertebral disk surgery.

  • Kathy cares for

    Kathy cares for "Woofy" who is recovering from spinal surgery to remove a ruptured disk.

  • James takes

    James takes "JoJo" outside for some exercise.

  • Dan is greeted by

    Dan is greeted by "JoJo" who assists around the clinic. "JoJo" has a slight case of hypertrichosis.