North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic is soley dedicated to providing emergency veterinary services. We are a full service emergency veterinary hospital and are available nights, weekends and holidays. We recommend that you see your regular veterinarian if they are available but always know that we are here if you need us. We offer a wide range of emergency veterinary services:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services: Our hospital is equipped with a full-service in house laboratory. During a serious emergency, we need information about your pet as soon as possible. On-site laboratory services give us the ability to have life-saving information about your pet within moments of their arrival. We are staffed and equipped to provide a wide variety of therapies that might be needed in an emergency situation. We keep a wide variety of blood products in stock to provide for our most critical patients.
Surgical Services: Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures. Whether your pet has a minor laceration or a major injury requiring immediate life-saving surgery, we are staffed and equipped to handle most any emergency surgical need.
Anesthesia: We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Endoscopy: We offer endoscopic services such as retrieval of esophageal and gastric foreign bodies, biopsy and placement of feeding tubes.
Ultrasound: We have an ultrasound on site to help us gather rapid information to better assess our most emergent patients. Patients can be referred if a more in depth ultrasound is required.
Neurology consults: We offer in-hospital referrals to a board certified veterinary neurologist who performs CAT scans, MRI studies, neurosurgical services and helps us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases. After hour neurology referrals are handled on a case by case basis. Please call us so we can help facilitate a referral.
Radiology Services: Our on-site, modern digital X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
Electrocardiography Services: We provide ECG services on-site as well as referral to nearby specialists if needed for continued diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease.
Oxygen and Respiratory Services: We have numerous options for delivering oxygen to your pet including the ability to provide oxygen to your pet during transport should that be necessary. We have several nebulizers for delivering medication directly to your pet's respiratory tract.
We have a ventilator on site should your pet require assisted breathing.
Laboratory: Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, blood gas analysis, blood clotting analysis, blood typing, blood cross-matching, screening for certain toxins, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Pharmacy: We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals to provide for your pet during an emergency situation. We always ask that you visit your vet to purchase medications to prevent fleas, ticks and heartworms and to get refills of your pet's on-going medications.
Exotic Pet Services: Several of our veterinarians also care for exotic pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, hedgehogs, sugar-gliders, rats, hamsters, birds, snakes, lizards, turtles and a variety of other, less traditional pets. Please call first to make sure that one of our "exotic" veterinarians is available to see your pet.