The emergency service of AERC is open to receive referral transfer cases and walk-in emergencies after hours and on weekends—365 days a year. It is staffed by veterinarians dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency care for their patients. It is our goal to provide superior customer service so we can meet the needs of patients, owners, and referring veterinarians.
The emergency service works with our on-staff veterinarians, as well as in consultation with faculty of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, to provide the highest level of care for emergency patients needing advanced diagnostics and treatment.
Our emergency veterinarians and nursing staff are available 24/7 and are trained to handle complicated and demanding emergencies. Some situations for which you might seek emergency care include:
- Hit by car
- Physical trauma
- Broken bones
- Cat with open-mouth breathing
- Heavy bleeding
- Difficulty breathing
- Ingestion/suspected ingestion of toxic substance/medicine
- Foaming at mouth
- Blue/purple or pale gums
- Cat straining to urinate
- Difficulty giving birth
- Unable to stand/walk;