Animal Emergency and Specialty Center

Our Emergency team is available 24/7, including holidays, for your urgent needs.

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call or come directly to our hospital.

Our experienced team is prepared for any pet emergency and will provide the highest quality of care for your beloved family member.

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If your pet ingested something, please call ASPCA Animal Poison Control at(888) 426-4435.

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Emergency Veterinarians are an integral part of veterinary medicine. Many serious conditions occur without warning and cannot wait for a scheduled appointment with your primary care veterinarian.

The Emergency Team at North Springs Veterinary Referral Center are here to help you and your pet through these emergency situations. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays, to ensure that you get the care and attention you need, when you need it.

Common Reasons for an Emergency Visit


Changes in gum color


Complications with known disease states

Difficulty Breathing or Severe Coughing

Heat Stroke

Inability or unwillingness to eat

Inability to pass urine or feces


Persistent Retching


Severe Diarrhea

Severe eye redness, squinting or pain

Severe Vomiting

Traumatic Injuries

Weakness, Lethargy, Unconsciousness

Common Emergency Surgeries

  • Cesarean Section
  • Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV)
  • Pyometra Surgery
  • Wound Repair
  • Emergency Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Mesenteric/ Colonic Torsion Surgery
  • Splenectomy

Emergency Services

Critical Care

Hospitalization and Nursing Care

In-house Diagnostics

Oxygen Therapy

Prompt Triage

Send-out Diagnostics

Urgent Care

Reliable Communication

You will have access to the Emergency team for follow-up questions or concerns via phone, e- mail, or in-person 24-7.

The Emergency team will have direct communication with your primary care veterinarian to maintain a collaborative approach to your pets’ medical care. If you or your primary care veterinarian have any questions regarding any diagnostics or procedures, please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions.

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