24-Hour Emergency

About 24-Hour Emergency Services

Our Emergency department aims to provide initial stabilization and advanced life support of critically ill and injured patients in conjunction with other specialty departments within the hospital.

Our Emergency departments are staffed with skilled and dedicated emergency doctors and certified technicians who are well versed in the acute resuscitation of trauma patients as well as pets exposed to toxins and infectious diseases. They will provide peri-surgical and anesthetic support as well as intensive management to hospitalized patients including continuous monitoring, blood pressure support, fluid therapy, transfusion medicine and advanced pain management. The team is dedicated to treating life-threatening conditions and is available throughout the week.

Urgent Conditions Treated:

We treat any injuries or illnesses, from the most severe to the everyday.  Some common conditions treated may include:

  • Shock and Serious Injury
  • General Illness
  • Dog and Cat Bites
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Toxicity Exposure
  • Head, Eye, and Ear Trauma/Problems
  • Seizures
  • Heat Stroke
  • Insect and Snake Bites/Stings
  • Cactus Encounters
  • Ongoing Chronic Diseases

24-Hour Services Offered:

We are available anytime for inpatient or outpatient care.

  • Diagnostic Work Up and Stabilization/Treatment
  • Hospitalization
  • Fluid Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Nutritional Support
  • Management of Toxicities
  • Radiology/Ultrasound
  • Post-Operative Support
  • Pain Management
  • 24-hour State-of-the-art Patient Monitoring
  • Management of Toxicities, Seizures & Metabolic Disorders
  • Traumatic Injury, Wound Care and Treatment of Shock (i.e. hit by car, bite wounds, burn injuries, etc.)
  • Urinary Obstruction
  • Advanced Fluid Therapy & Blood Product Transfusions
  • Emergency Imaging
  • Coagulation Analysis
  • Nutritional Support
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Specialized Anesthetic Protocols
  • Respiratory Distress and Oxygen Therapy
  • CPR

Resources

American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
http://www.acvecc.org

ASPCA Poison Control
http://www.aspca.org/Home/Pet-care/poison-control

Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society
http://www.veccs.org