24/7 Emergency Care

We provide compassionate emergency care 24/7/365 to pets who have undergone trauma, acute illness, or require urgent care or emergency surgery. Nationally recognized specialists, criticalists, and specialized veterinary technicians lead our emergency team, a dedicated group of experienced emergency clinicians, certified veterinary technicians, specialized veterinary technicians, and veterinary assistants. You can be sure that Avets offers the best emergency care available for your pet. Continued or follow-up care is available through Avets’ ICU, our specialists (e.g. in surgery, internal medicine), or through your primary care veterinarian. 

Emergency Services

You know your pet better than anyone! If your instincts tell you something’s wrong, listen to them and call us. We’re always here for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we welcome walk-ins. Avets will provide your pet with excellent, compassionate care while offering you courteous service. 

Call Avets immediately at 412.373.4200 if your pet: 

  • Has been hit by a car 
  • Has been poisoned 
  • Is bleeding 
  • Is vomiting excessively 
  • Is having a seizure 
  • Is having trouble urinating 
  • Is experiencing excessive diarrhea 
  • Is having difficulty breathing 
  • Is having difficulty giving birth 

Please note: We are not seeing Avian & Exotics emergencies at this time. The Avian & Exotics service is available by appointment only.

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