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(406) 829-9300

1914 S. Reserve St., Missoula, MT

Across from C.S. Porter Middle School


Emergency Vet Care When Your Pet Needs It Most


Our professional staff at Pet Emergency Care is here for you when your beloved pet needs an emergency animal hospital at any time of day. Our staff is ready to treat your pet during emergency situations at our full-service animal hospital.  Using the newest techniques and advances in veterinary medicine, we provide excellent pet care. Our team is ready to take your call and will work to resolve your pet emergency care needs. If your pet needs urgent care, do not hesitate to contact our Missoula office at (406) 829-9300

We Are Open for After-Hour Emergencies

Our family dogs and cats can find themselves in need of critical care any time of the day and night. Do not let your pet suffer when essential care is needed. Our emergency animal hospital is ready to evaluate and treat your beloved pet. Delaying emergency treatment can create a challenging outcome that may affect your pet's health and well-being.

We have an emergency vet available during overnight hours, weekends, and holidays to give you peace of mind that there will always be someone to care for your pet. Your pet can receive the critical veterinary care he or she needs when you have a traumatic situation. Our veterinarians are available overnight on weekdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. 

Pet Emergency Care Services

When you have a pet emergency, and your veterinarian is not reachable, our compassionate and dedicated staff is here to care for your sick pet. Timely diagnosis and treatment are critical when treating pets with serious conditions.  

Our emergency care services include toxin ingestion, physical trauma, seizures, breathing difficulty, bloating, and other serious conditions. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical, and radiology equipment offer your pet the best outcome when an emergency situation arises.

Do not hesitate to contact our highly trained, on-call veterinary staff for emergency care. When your pet is in a life-threatening situation and cannot wait, trust that our emergency animal hospital is here to provide the care he or she needs.

Contact Our Missoula Office for Pet Emergency Care

Since 2003, our dedicated staff at the Pet Emergency Center has worked tirelessly to treat pets who need immediate attention. We are ready to assist you during those times when you need emergency care for your family pet. Contact our Missoula office at (406) 829-9300 to learn more about how our veterinarians can help. 


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!

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    Beth, Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Beth has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. She has a rescue dog named Ranger who is her best friend! She likes hiking, camping, rock climbing, and horseback riding. She enjoys working at PEC because “I believe we are always doing right by the animals that we serve and I love learning about veterinary medicine.”

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    Anthony, Veterinary Technician

    Anthony owns 53 snakes, 3 birds, 7 lizards, 9 tarantulas, and 3 dogs named Zeus, Venus, and Persephone. His passion is working with reptiles and aggressive-presenting dogs. He plans to go to veterinary school, focusing on reptile and avian medicine. He enjoys working at the PEC because he can help people and their pets during their most stressful and scary moments. 

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    Ruby, Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Ruby has volunteered over 150 hours of her time at the Humane Society of Western Montana and is Fear Free Shelters Certified. She has a ten year old lab mix named Bleu, who she adopted in 2012. She likes working at PEC “because of the staff, positive environment, and opportunity to gain valuable experience in the veterinary field as I hope to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine!”

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    Lillian, Veterinary Technician

    Lilian has a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, and plans to continue onto vet school. She loves being outside, making artwork, and working with animals. She enjoys working at PEC because “we have such a fun, supportive staff. I love being able to support people and their pets in difficult times.”

  • Ella and her dog, Beef
    Ella, Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Ella has two cats named Chicken and Pickle, and a dog named Beef. She enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family, and going on adventures. She enjoys working at PEC because helping people and their animals brings her joy.

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    Khloe, Veterinary Technician

    Khloe has two dogs named Penni and Phinn, two ferrets named Phoebe and Pebbles, a tortoise named Turbo Phlash, and over 40 fish and 100 houseplants! She enjoys working at PEC because she loves assisting in surgery and helping critical patients.

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    Kaitlyn, Administrative Assistant

    Kaitlyn has a Bachelor of Arts in English and owns a 6 month old kitten named Geranium, as well as 12 fish. She likes working at PEC because she loves being around animals and learning new things outside of her field.

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    Hannah Hildebrand-Bergman DVM

    Doctor Hildebrand-Bergman has a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from University of Minnesota. Her hobbies include cross stitching, reading, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with her husband, Chris. Her favorite animal is a duck. She enjoys working at PEC to help patients in their time of need. “Knowing we can make a difference brings joy to my day. Our staff members want to help the patients and will go out of their way to do what’s best for the animal we are seeing, no matter the circumstance.”

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    Beth, Veterinary Technician

    Beth has been a vet tech for 11 years. She moved to Missoula with her husband and 7 year old son. She currently has three dogs: Adam, Bean, and Oatmeal, and 1 cat: Dudley. Her love of animals and science makes working at PEC a perfect fit, and she looks forward to continuing her career in veterinary medicine.

  • 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.  

  • Tyler Veterinary Technician
    Tyler, Veterinary Technician

    Tyler has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and owns a 1 year old tuxedo cat named Howl. His favorite part about working at PEC is “The clients who truly just want what is best for their animals. Animals can't help themselves so seeing people go above and beyond for those who cannot help themselves always amazes me. Also seeing animals come in sick and leave happy and healthy is priceless.”

  • 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

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Open every night and 24 hours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Monday

5:30 pm - 8:00 am

Tuesday

5:30 pm - 8:00 am

Wednesday

5:30 pm - 8:00 am

Thursday

5:30 pm - 8:00 am

Friday

Open 24 hrs.

Saturday

Open 24 hrs.

Sunday

Open 24 hrs.

Monday
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:00 am
Friday
Open 24 hrs.
Saturday
Open 24 hrs.
Sunday
Open 24 hrs.

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