Pet Emergency Care

Emergency Care Services at AECC

The Animal Emergency & Critical Care Center is a full-service after-hours veterinary hospital designed to offer state-of-the-art care to dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, and other pocket pets in Huntsville and the surrounding communities.

We are able to handle any emergency situation that your family pet may experience, including:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Injuries/Trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Paralysis
  • Labor and delivery problems
  • Heatstroke

The emergency medical services we provide include:

  • Abdominocentesis
  • Blood Chemistry Analysis
  • Blood Product Transfusions
  • Blood Pressure Measurements
  • CPCR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • Coagulation and Clotting Time Assessments
  • Electrocardiography
  • Emergency Stabilization and Triage
  • Emergency Surgeries (GDV, abdominal exploratory)
  • Fluid Therapy and Diuresis
  • Fracture Stabilization
  • Gastric Lavage
  • Hematology
  • Intravenous and Urinary Catheter Placement
  • Laceration Repair (major and minor)
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Snake Envenomation Treatment
  • Treatment of Toxicities
  • Thoracentesis

If you suspect your pet of having an emergency, please come directly to our hospital. If you have any questions about whether or not your pet is experiencing an emergency, please call us. We are here to help you when you need it the most.