Veterinary Critical Care Specialists in Glen Mills, PA

Veterinary critical care is a medical specialty that deals with seriously or critically ill pets. Critical care is closely linked with our emergency care services. When a pet comes to us in critical condition, our veterinary critical care specialist and team jumps into action to provide the care they need to get well again. Our specialty animal hospital serves Glen Mills, PA and the greater Philadelphia area with superb emergency and critical care. Call us at (610) 477-8797 to get started.

Our Veterinary Critical Care Services

Our critical care services can save your pet’s life. If your pet ever becomes critically injured or develops a life-threatening illness or disease, they’ll need emergency critical care promptly. Often times, critical conditions require not only immediate medical care, but prolonged monitoring and life support. At Pinnacle Veterinary Specialists, we have the equipment and a specialty team to deliver this life-saving care.

Our critical care services include:

  • ICU unit to provide 24/7 monitoring and life-support care
  • Surgical services for suturing wounds, foreign body removal, and other life-saving procedures
  • Advanced imaging to identify internal damage from traumatic injury

Recognizing When Your Pet Needs Critical Care

Critical care situations are not always obvious. Common veterinary critical care situations include:

  • Traumatic injuries, such as being hit by a car
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Significant blood loss (that might require a transfusion)
  • An animal in shock
  • Trouble urinating
  • Difficulty or inability to eat on their own
  • Life-threatening neurological disease
  • Contracted disease such as parvovirus, distemper, or another dangerous illness