Meet Our Team

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    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 State University, 2005

    BS Animal Science, Montana State University, 2001

    Dr. Ellingson has worked at Pet Emergency Center since 2007.  His professional interests include emergency medicine/surgery and anytime that he can make a bad situation better for an animal.  Dr. Ellingson has a passion for using his skills in veterinary medicine to serve animal populations and people in isolated areas of the world through education and programs designed to improve animal health and prevent zoonotic disease.  He has 4 children and a Jack Russel Terrier named Siesil.  When not working, Dr. Ellingson enjoys adventures in the great outdoors by hiking and climbing state highpoints, backpacking, camping, kayaking, canoeing, skiing/snowboarding, snowshoeing and snow camping.  He also enjoys gardening, woodworking and spending time with his family.

  • 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.  

  • 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. 


  • 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.'

  • 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.'

Office Hours

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.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you (for immediate assistance please call: 406-829-9300)