Emergency/ICU Care

If it’s an emergency to you, it’s an emergency to us.

We strive to be an extension of your primary care veterinarian and partner with them to ensure open communication regarding your pet’s treatment at our hospital. No appointment necessary.

Our hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with emergency doctors and nurses that can meet all your urgent medical needs. We accept all emergencies and referrals throughout the day and night. We have a fully equipped Intensive Care Unit with 64 feet of cages, 13 runs, a Snyder ICU cage with oxygen and temperature controls, continuous ECG monitoring, and transfusion supplies. We also have a large and well-equipped isolation ward to care for patients sick with an infectious disease.

Situations in which emergency care is indicated include:

  • Physical Trauma
  • Limping
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Seizures
  • Ingestion of Toxins
  • Straining to Urinate
  • Open Mouth Breathing
  • Pale or Blue Tinged Gum Color
  • Bloat
  • Not eating or drinking
  • Any other rapid decline in health which concerns you

We take patients in the order that they arrive however we do triage patients based on severity of illness or injury thus the most severe conditions take priority. Our receptionists and team will inform you if any significant wait time is expected.

We are located at: 1007 Tandal Place in Knightdale, NC.

If possible, please call before coming-in so we can be prepared for you and your pet. (919) 266-9852

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