Common Toxins
  • Human food
  • Plants
  • Rodenticides
  • Xylitol
  • Illicit drugs
  • Hit by cars
  • Fractures
  • Cactus spines
  • Bite Wounds
  • Lacerations/Wounds
  • Neurologic injury
  • Snakebite wounds
  • Limping
  • Pain
Other Emergencies
  • Trouble breathing
  • Seizure
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Difficult Labor
  • Bleeding
  • Difficult urination
  • Collapse
  • Eye problems
  • Heatstroke
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea
Critical Patients
Transfer Patients

Are you experiencing an emergency?

Welcome to ER & Critical Care Service

If you believe you are experiencing an emergency, call our hospital right away! Calling ahead will help us prepare for your arrival and the care of your pet to make sure we can do everything to help them. If you believe your pet has ingested something poisonous, bring the item with you if possible so that we can see exactly what it is.

We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve you and your pet.

Animal Medical & Surgical Center’s veterinarians have the skill and expertise to provide outstanding veterinary emergency and critical care services for your pet.

17477 North 82nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Phone: 480-502-4400

Critical Patients

We have an organized system for the provision of care to critically ill patients through intensive, skilled nursing care, and enhanced capacity for monitoring those critically ill patients. Our ICU is staffed with fully trained personnel working under direct supervision of an attending veterinarian 24/7. Besides advanced diagnostics, non-invasive monitoring, oxygen support we are equipped to perform emergency surgeries like Bloat (GDV), GI foreign bodies, acute abdomen, splenectomies and stabilizing musculoskeletal injuries. We closely work with your veterinarian and specialist in the field to provide what’s best for your pet. We have readily available blood and blood products for transfusion needs, antivenin for snake envenomation. Life-threatening emergencies including cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, gastrointestinal, urogenital, neurologic, environmental, hematologic, hemorrhagic, toxicologic and coagulopathic problems can happen during any hour of the day and we are here to help you and your pet 365 days a year.

Transfer Patients

Postoperative care is critical and equally important for successful outcome. Pets that need additional monitoring or overnight care following elective surgeries for pain relief, fluid support can count on us. We closely work with your veterinarian to do the right thing in the best interest of your pet. We partnered with several hospitals in North Scottsdale area to serve postoperative needs for your pet at a discounted rate. Please check with your veterinarian regarding this service.

Your Emergency Care Doctors

Vinod Sontineni

Emergency Room Veterinarian

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Jeff Skaggs

Emergency Room Veterinarian

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