Emergency & Critical Care Services

No Appointment or Referral is needed for Emergency Services
Open 24/7, 365

Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group is open 24/7 to accept emergency and critical patients. The primary veterinarian is requested to alert VERG that an emergency case is being sent to our hospital from their office if possible. Should your hospital or clinic be closed during certain hours or on certain holidays, VERG will accept your patients when you are unavailable. Patients referred for emergency treatment or care will be referred back to their primary veterinarian for continued care, upon the completion of treatment at VERG.


  • 24 hour/365 days a year emergency service
  • Supportive care and initial diagnostics for emergency patients
  • Veterinarian and trained technicians always in attendance
  • Critical care monitoring
  • Chest tube placement
  • Tracheotomy tube placement
  • Pericardiocenteses
  • Thoracocentesis
  • 24 hour ICU monitoring/hospitalization
  • Blood work including profile, CBS, partial coagulation panels, blood gas analysis and crosshatching
  • Radiographs
  • Emergency endoscopy for foreign body retrieval
  • Emergency surgical procedures
  • Full in-house laboratory

Special Equipment:

  • Ultrasound
  • Oxygen
  • Heated recovery cages
  • ECG/Blood pressure monitoring
  • Isolation
  • Digital x-rays

VERG is a major distribution center for Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank.