Animal Emergency Center’s Services in Watsontown
The Animal Emergency Center provides pet emergency care services when your regular veterinarian is not available. We use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and offer a number of therapy services as well as specialty services. If you have questions about the services we offer, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.
Complete in-house lab: enables us to perform bloodwork, urinalysis, and cytology.
Radiography: imaging option that allows for internal examination to diagnose fractures, foreign bodies, and other conditions.
CT Scan (computed tomography): test that produces multiple images of the inside of the body to view internal organs, soft tissues, blood vessels, and bones.
ECG (electrocardiography): tool that records the electrical and muscular activity of the heart. ECG can be used to check for heart arrhythmias and other abnormalities.
Ultrasound: imaging tool that uses ultrasonic sound waves and echoes to produce an image of a patient’s organs. We use ultrasound to evaluate soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system.
Fluoroscopy: imaging technique that uses radiography to obtain images in real-time of the internal structures of a patient, including the skeletal, digestive, and reproductive systems, with an instrument called a fluoroscope.
Telemedicine: option that allows us to send radiographs, ultrasound images, ECG readings, and CT scans to boarded specialists for stat review.
Therapy Services For Pets
Oxygen Therapy: treatment that provides a patient with extra oxygen via a mask, nasal catheters, or a breathing tube. Oxygen therapy is often used for patients with respiratory distress, congestive heart failure, and head trauma.
Fluid Therapy: administration of fluids intravenously to maintain hydration. Fluid therapy is commonly used with patients undergoing anesthesia.
Specialty/Other Services For Pets
Soft-tissue surgery: We have the capability to perform a wide variety of emergency surgeries, including gastrointestinal foreign body removal, cystotomy (removal of bladder stones), splenectomy (removal of the spleen), cesarean sections, and more.
Ophthalmology: involves the study and treatment of eye disorders and diseases.
Blood/Plasma Transfusion: procedure that involves giving blood intravenously to replace lost blood, either during surgery or as a result of a serious injury.
Isolation Unit: separate unit that helps our doctors provide high-quality care to infectious patients while minimizing exposure risks to other patients.
Endoscopy: tool used for foreign body removal and biopsies.