TEMPORARY SMALL ANIMAL EMERGENCY SERVICE UPDATE:To continue to provide top-quality care for your pets, ensure the wellness of our staff and minimize wait times, we temporarily are limiting admissions through our small animal emergency service to critical patients in need of urgent hospitalization, and to patients from the immediate Gainesville area. Please call before bringing your pet into the clinic; at times that we are at capacity, we may direct you to other local resources to ensure care for your pet.
We cannot accept any referral cases from outside of our local area on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with the following exceptions:
- Coral snake bites
- Hemodialysis/ECT patients
- Mechanical ventilation
Thank you for your support and we will keep you updated.
The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care team is headed by faculty emergency veterinarians board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care assisted by a team of emergency veterinary doctors and highly trained technicians. The team provides both 24 hour emergency veterinary services and critical care of critically ill hospitalized patients in our state-of-the-art veterinary intensive care unit.
If you or your veterinarian feel your pet is having an emergency please call our emergency veterinarian line (352) 392-2235. Visit our Ocala PETS website for information about our emergency veterinary clinic in Marion County: Ocala Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic.
For Exotic Animal Emergencies
Our zoological medicine service is available for emergencies Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; please call (352) 392-2235.