Veterinary Services We Offer
We provide critical and urgent care for cats and dogs.
Our team of enthusiastic, dedicated veterinary doctors and veterinary technicians provide urgent and emergency veterinary services. We are Pet Emergency Center, an emergency animal hospital in Missoula. We are passionate about helping animals and pet owners during critical times.
Signs of a Pet Emergency
There are many types of animal emergencies and even more symptoms. If your pet appears to be suffering from any of the following, call us immediately:
- Open mouth breathing - stressful panting
- Broken bone
- Difficulty urinating
- Pale or bluish gums
- Physical trauma
- Poison (Toxins)
- Snake bites
If you notice any rapid decline in health, bring your pet to our emergency animal hospital.
Many foods people eat are not safe for pets. Onions, garlic, chocolate, raw dough, xylitol and grapes/raisins are at the top of the list. Foods containing any of the above items is dangerous for your pets to consume. Do not allow your pets access to baked goods containing chocolate or raisins, soup or food made with onions or garlic.
Also keep alcohol, marijuana, and drugs (including prescription and over-the-counter) away from your pets. Xylitol, an artificial sweetener, is another known toxin that can result in dangerous drops in blood sugar as and liver failure.
Services We Offer in Missoula
We offer many emergency veterinary and urgent care services. Our office staff will email copies of our diagnosis, observations, x-rays and case notes to your primary veterinarian.
We possess the experience and equipment to provide digital radiology, ultrasound, urinalysis, oxygen therapy, and blood transfusions. In addition, our compassionate staff provides 24-hour observation and care.
Our emergency animal hospital contains an in-house diagnostic lab and a fully equipped surgery suite. We provide anesthesia, blood pressure monitoring, pulse oximetry, and EKG.
Although we try to help patients in the order they arrive, we do triage our emergencies. We hope you understand. Please know that we will do the same for your pet in the unfortunate event of a dire emergency. Our overnight, weekend, and holiday hours mean that our doctors are accessible when your regular veterinarian is not.
Our veterinary care team will help facilitate treatment if your pet requires care from an internal medicine specialist. We will work with you and the Missoula Veterinary Specialty Clinic to ensure your pet receives the appropriate care.
Put Us in Your Cell Phone Contacts!
Save time during critical situations by preparing now. Program (406) 829-9300 into your cell phone contacts. We are open evenings, nights, weekends, and all major holidays. If your pet suffers an emergency or requires urgent care, call us. A staff member may be able to offer care tips immediately before you can safely bring your dog or cat to the Pet Emergency Center in Missoula for quality critical care.
Pet Emergency Center is located in Missoula on the corner of North Ave. and Reserve St. Two blocks north of the Rosauers grocery store and directly across from CS Porter Middle School.