We are a very small specialty clinic with a micro staff and a small space and no surgical suite or ICU. These limitations make it inappropriate for us to handle true life or death emergencies. With true emergencies, having access to a facility with 24/7 staffing and a well equipped facility is essential. We suggest Advanced Veterinary Care a certified level 1 trauma center that has someone to answer the phone to help guide you with your situation. You can visit their website at
Emergency and trauma care is best supported with traditional medicine because of the high technology machines for information gathering such as ultrasound, endoscopy etc. That being said, always stay true to your individual situation and feel free to decline any treatment where you know there is another option. Information is power and gathering good information is always helpful.
We CAN offer triage or stabilizing care during office hours, please call in advance to get mutual agreement to that commitment. We also can assist you in an integrative action plan of care AFTER your ER visit.
Emergency care is expensive. And how do you know you have an emergency? Here is an excellent guide to assist you in knowing when to seek emergency care: