Category: News


VetRocket takes part in BBC’s Mission Galapagos documentary

VetRocket in the Galapagos

4/25/2017

VetRocket takes part in BBC’s Mission Galapagos documentary

BBC and Atlantic Productions teamed with Vet Rocket to help produce first ever field radiographs of the Galapagos marine iguanas during the filming of BBC’s Mission Galapagos documentary.

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Pat Derby Animal Wellness Center Nears Completion

VetRocket in space

8/5/2016

Pat Derby Animal Wellness Center Nears Completion

One special feature is an X-ray system developed by VetRocket that is durable and portable, allowing us to take high quality, digital images of elephant feet and leg joints that are immediately available for diagnosis.

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Vet Rocket Goes to Space

VetRocket in space

3/28/2015

In January of 2015 VetRocket proudly sponsored the Earth to Sky Calculus

(a group of high school science enthusiasts from Bishop, CA) 67th balloon launch into the stratosphere in hope of deepening knowledge of the upper atmosphere.

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To boldly go where no X-ray system had gone before…

VetRocket in space

1/23/2015

To boldly go where no X-ray system had gone before…

Star date: January 21st. 2015. Zoo veterinary technicians Peter Flowers and Marilyn Small assisted their colleagues at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Museum.

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Vet Rocket X1 saved another injured Hawaiian Monk Seal

Hooked Monk Seal X-ray

1/6/2015

Vet Rocket X1 saved another injured Hawaiian Monk Seal

“On New Year’s eve, The Marine Mammal Center’s Dr. Michelle Barbieri and the Hawaiian Monk Recovery Team were busy removing a fish hook from Benny an adult male monk seal.
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Hooked Hawaiian Monk seal found and saved

Hooked Monk Seal X-ray

6/13/2014

Hooked Hawaiian Monk seal found and saved

“For some of us, the past several days have been dedicated to saving a yearling female monk seal that ingested a large circle hook on Saturday morning on the North Shore of Oahu.
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The Turtle Hospital Gets New Vet Rocket X-Ray System

3/27/2014

The Turtle Hospital Gets New Vet Rocket X-Ray System

“The Turtle Hospital is excited to announce the installation of a new generation digital x-ray system, the most spectacular piece of equipment we have been able to afford in 28 years!

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