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Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Large Animal Emergency & Critical Care

Our Emergency Service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of animals needing urgent or emergency care for illness or injury.

Call 706.542.3223 for horse, cattle, goat, alpaca, llama and other farm animal emergencies.

Our emergency team includes board-certified veterinarians, veterinary technicians, interns and residents who specialize in handling a wide-range of emergent situations including:
  • Colic
  • Diarrhea
  • Reproductive emergencies such as dystocia, C-section and pregnancy toxemia
  • Neonatal emergencies
  • Lacerations and fractures
  • Respiratory distress
  • Urinary tract obstructions
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Metabolic disturbances
Our Critical Care Service is also staffed 24/7 and is responsible for caring for animals in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This may include those needing:
  • 24-hour monitoring by trained technicians and veterinarians
  • Intravenous fluid therapy
  • Pain management
  • Oxygen support for severe respiratory difficulty
  • Intravenous medications
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Intravenous or tube feedings for nutritional support
  • In-stall hoists or sling for assistance with standing
  • Stall-side oxygen
  • Mare/foal stall dividers

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