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Veterinary Critical Care

Arizona Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center provides intensive care, extended monitoring, and specialized healthcare services to pets of the Phoenix metro area, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you believe your pet may need critical care, or if you have any questions, you can reach our Peoria location at (602) 491-1928 or our Gilbert location at (480) 497-0222.

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Our Critical Care Capabilities

AVECCC is equipped to perform a wide array of specialized critical care procedures. Our facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and are staffed by our expert veterinary team 24 hours a day. Here are some of the procedures and services that our critical care facility provides:

  • Mechanical ventilation

  • Hemodialysis

  • Therapeutic plasma exchange

  • Advanced pain control

  • Advanced blood pressure support and monitoring

  • In-depth rounding for case management

Situations Where Your Pet May Require Critical Care

If your pet has been brought in to our facility for emergency care services, or if your pet is suffering from any of the following, they may require extended critical care services.

  • Unresponsiveness

  • Struggling to breathe

  • Broken bones

  • Wounds

  • Bites or stings from a snake or insect

  • Bites from an unvaccinated animal

  • Seizures

  • Anaphylactic shock

  • Heatstroke

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A Level I Veterinary & Emergency Critical Care Society Certified Facility

What makes AVECCC different than other emergency & urgent care hospitals?

Trusted Leaders Our 6 Board Certified Critical Care Specialists are dedicated to saving pets lives! These trusted leaders provide case management, specialized monitoring, and foster collaborative learning to improve the medical care in critically ill & injured patients.

Advanced Procedures Our experienced team utilizes advanced specialty equipment such as mechanical ventilation, high flow nasal oxygen, and renal replacement therapy.

Teaching Hospital Teaching and learning are a central focus at AVECCC. We advance our skills and knowledge through daily patient rounds, case studies, weekly lecture series, quarterly CEs, along with a supportive internship and 3-year residency program.

Referral Partnership Our emergency and critical care team recognizes that keeping the lines of communication open with your primary care veterinarian is one of our most helpful medical resources to improve the overall care for our clients and patients.

Experienced Team You can count on our experienced team, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We always have a Veterinarian on site!