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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Emergency & Critical Care
Small Animal Veterinary Care
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

When it is an emergency, our team is there for you and your pets. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our board-certified veterinarians, residents and interns, and critical care technicians are ready to handle any medical situation and are dedicated to providing the best care for your animal.

Our services include

  • Emergent care and stabilization for trauma
  • Acute management of toxicities
  • Intensive care for pets with acute and critical illness
  • Blood transfusion therapy
  • Electrolyte and acid base therapy
  • Oxygen therapy, respiratory support, and mechanical ventilation
  • Critical care and cardiac monitoring
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation

Call in an Emergency

If your animal is in need of emergency care, please call the hospital so that we know you are on your way and can prepare for your arrival.

Emergency services for small and large animals are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The hospital is at 205 Ott Road on the WSU Campus, just off of Grimes Way.

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