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(406) 829-9300

1914 S. Reserve St., Missoula, MT

Across from C.S. Porter Middle School

Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!

Pet Emergency Center is a full service small animal emergency hospital.  We see emergency cases as well as less urgent medical and surgical issues.  Trusted by Missoula area pet owners since 2003, check out our many satisfied customer reviews online!  

Nights, weekends and holidays, when your regular veterinary clinic is not open, our emergency veterinary team is ready to help your pet.  We have a veterinarian on-site all night every night, every weekend and all major holidays.  You can count on us to provide quality and compassionate emergency care.  

Our licensed veterinarians are experienced in all types of emergency conditions and treatments.  Our pet emergency room also has an on-site laboratory, digital x-ray suite and surgical operating room.  We can obtain blood pressure measurements, run electrocardiograms, perform ultrasounds, provide oxygen support, administer blood transfusions and much more.

If you have an emergency please call right away 406-829-9300. Pet Emergency Center is located on the corner of South Reserve St. and North Avenue in Missoula across from C.S. Porter Middle School. 

Experience, Honesty, CompassionAt Pet Emergency Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are. 

Pet Emergency Center | 406-829-9300

1914 S. Reserve St
Missoula, MT 59801

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    At Pet Emergency Center, we are committed to providing the best quality and compassionate patient care available. We specialize in Emergency Care, Urgent Care and Critical Care. Our facility is equipped with Digital Radiology, Ultrasound, Pharmacy, Surgery suite,  Complete, in-house diagnostic laboratory and more. No appointment necessary. Call now!

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We Love What We Do!

  • Kariel Veterinary Technician
    Kariel, Veterinary Technician

    'I’m passionate about excellent customer service and seeing happy outcomes for beloved family pets!'

  • Eric Veterinary Technician
    Eric, Veterinary Technician

    'I have always loved animals and pets so working with them all day fascinates me. Everyday, I feel like I am making a difference in the lives of pets and their human families as well.'

  • Brian Montross DVM
    Brian Montross DVM

    'At Pet Emergency Center I get to manage complicated medical cases every day which makes my day challenging and meaningful!'

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2021

    Graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, Missouri, Dr. Brian Montross is passionate about emergency veterinary medicine and surgery and delivers positive outcomes for patients in a compassionate and caring way.  In his free time he enjoys spending time in the backcountry experiencing all that Montana has to offer. 

  • Emma Montross DVM
    Emma Montross DVM

    'I’m passionate about seeing happy outcomes for beloved family pets.'

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2021

    Graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, Missouri, Dr. Emma Montross has returned home to Missoula and Pet Emergency Center where she worked as a veterinary technician prior to attending veterinary school.  

  • Billy Practice Manager
    Billy, Practice Manager

    'The combined experience in emergency medicine and surgery of this team is outstanding.  We can offer so much for sick and injured pets.'

    With over 20 years of experience in the veterinary profession from Florida and Arizona to Montana, Billy manages Pet Emergency Center with a wealth of knowledge and energy!

  • Desiree Veterinary Technician
    Desiree, Veterinary Technician

    'I love being part of a team where honesty is practiced.  I trust my own pets to each and every member of the Pet Emergency Center team!'

  • Tyler Veterinary Technician
    Tyler, Veterinary Technician

    'Our clients are absolutely the best!  I love serving caring pet owners who show their commitment to their pet by coming in even the middle of the night.'

  • Jessie Veterinary Technician
    Jessie, Veterinary Technician

    'I love our clients and being able to help their pets in time of need!'

  • Emily Veterinary Technician
    Emily, Veterinary Technician

    'I’m so grateful to be part of such a compassionate team where every patient and client is treated with kindness, respect and exceptional care.'

  • Caroline Veterinary Technician
    Caroline, Veterinary Technician

    'What an amazing and caring team – I’m privileged to be part of it!'

  • Natalie Veterinary Technician
    Natalie, Veterinary Technician

    'I’ve had emergencies with my own pets and know how stressful it is.  I love being able to help our clients and pets in their time of need.'

  • Earl Ellingson DVM
    Earl Ellingson DVM

    'For 15 years, emergency surgery has been my passion.  Saving the life of a pet is very rewarding.'

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado Sate University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2005

  • William Duncan DVM
    William Duncan DVM

    'As one of the founding members of Pet Emergency Center, I am proud of how this team serves the Missoula community.'

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1984

  • Jani Zirbel DVM
    Jani Zirbel DVM

    'I consider it a privilege and great responsibility to serve pets and their owners in our community.' 

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1984

  • Taylor Veterinary Technician
    Taylor, Veterinary Technician

    'Being able to make a bad situation better.  That’s what I love about working at Pet Emergency Center.'

Our many satisfied clients rate us 4.5 Stars on Google!

  • Great staff and fantastic service!

    - Erin M.
  • They were very good with my dog and his injury healed quickly

    - Randal C.
  • Amazing at everything they do. Very caring and helpful! Will be the place I go in every emergency!

    - Clarissa K.
  • This place saved my dogs life. I recommend it to people with a animal emergency!

    - Marla R.
  • Very thorough, very kind.

    - Robert D.
  • They were fast friendly and do their very best.

    - Laura R.
  • What a great service. Thanks for helping in the middle of the night!

    - Andy T.
  • Love this place! Have had to bring a number of animals over the years. Find them to be compassionate, caring, truly knowledgeable. We have never been left waiting.

    - Susan F.
  • Very complete and professional.

    - William S.
  • Incredibly friendly staff with great doctors. I have had to take my pit bull in on 2 separate occasions and both times I was incredibly satisfied with the results

    - Chris R.
  • Caring and helpful people who clearly take pride in helping your pets in a difficult time.

    - Jeff Z.
  • Great staff. Took care of my Service Animal quickly and professionally. Very affordable Emergency Care!

    - Solomon M.
  • Excellent! Everyone is so friendly and so obviously loves animals.

    - Amy L.
  • They were patient, kind, understanding and accommodating!!! And did a wonderful job!!

    - Dusty E.
  • My dog ate xylitol gum which is deadly to dogs. He had to stay the night as he was on a drip, but I got back a live healthy dog. They really know what they are doing.

    - Michelle K.
  • They treat your pet like its there own pet. Love this place!

    - William I.
  • They were kind and courteous working with my dog. Fast and efficient. Explained everything that they were doing along with costs. The next day they emailed myself and my regular vet a full report along with copies of the x-rays.

    - Cindy D.
  • Hands down best place to take a pet in an emergency. They helped me make a decision over the phone, gave me estimate pricing. When we arrived they were polite and very helpful and loving towards my animal! Only place I will go!

    - Clarissa K.
  • Thank you! You all took such good care of my pooch, whom I love dearly. I feel like you all were friendly, understanding, transparent, and thorough. My buddy is doing great, thanks to you all. You all are doing great work. Thank you so much!!!

    - Jordan K.
  • Wonderful staff. Did great job explaining what they needed to do and cost up front. Will utilize them in an emergency anytime! Thank you!

    - Carl A.
  • Thank you to all the staff for making our hard day a bit easier. You did what you said you would do. And in a world where that seldom happens. Your words and actions did make a difference in our lives. Again. Thank you. 

    - Candy C.
  • They were absolutely amazing with our dog and super professional and really kept us calm highly recommend them!

    - Bailey W.
  • Very grateful for this caring, thoughtful, and sensitive staff that helped us say goodbye to our beloved family dog in a peaceful, respectful, and comforting manner. Making the decision of when to end the suffering is difficult, and realizing it needs done during evening hours when your vet is closed is even harder. We have no regrets bringing her to this center.

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  • They were so supportive, informative, helpful, and very very kind. When there is an emergency and you can't get to your normal vet these are the Drs you want helping your beloved pet. Can't say enough good things about them.

    - Michelle C.
  • Saw us immediately and the staff was so great. I wish they could be his regular vet!

    - Kathy N.

Office Hours

Open every night and 24 hours all weekend.


5:30 pm - 8:00 am


5:30 pm - 8:00 am


5:30 pm - 8:00 am


5:30 pm - 8:00 am


5:30 pm - 8:00 am


Open 24 hrs.


Open 24 hrs.

5:30 pm - 8:00 am
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
Open 24 hrs.
Open 24 hrs.


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