The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic is available for any small animal emergencies Mon-Fri 5pm-8am and all day on weekends and holidays. We welcome both referral and walk-in emergencies of any kind. No appointment is needed for your pet to visit the UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic – you can show up any time during our hours of operation. If either you or your veterinarian would like to discuss your pet’s care with the emergency team prior to coming in, please call our emergency line (352) 512-0886.
The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic is equipped to deal with any emergency from trauma to severe infection. Typical conditions that are seen by the emergency service include:
- Animals who have been hit by a car
- Severe bleeding
- Bloat (GDV)
- Wounds or lacerations
- Acute kidney disease
- Acute vomiting or diarrhea
- Complications of medical conditions such as diabetes
- Breathing difficulties
- Heart failure or severe arrhythmias
- Abdominal pain
Once your pet is seen by the emergency team, it will either be treated and sent home or hospitalized and transferred to the intensive care unit depending on their needs.
During your visit to the UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services, you will be kept regularly updated as to your pet’s condition and will be closely involved in decision making regarding treatment options. Your primary care veterinarian will also be kept updated on results of testing, progress that your pet is making and the care that will be needed once they leave the hospital.
The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic is located at 3200 SW 27th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474 (map).
Please remember that the information contained here is not a substitute for assessment and care of your pet by a veterinarian. If you are concerned about your pet please call the UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic at (352) 512-0886 or contact your primary care veterinarian.