Veterinary Technicians Kristin Jones and Mandy Smith, Animal Clinic of Billings
Veterinary Technicians Kristin Jones and Mandy Smith, Animal Clinic of Billings

IF YOUR PET IS EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY,

PLEASE CALL US IMMEDIATELY.

 406-252-9499

At the Animal Clinic of Billings, our veterinarians provide emergency and urgent critical care services for your pet 24-hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days of the year throughout the holiday season(s) to help you and your pet though any emergency situation that may occur. Please do not hesitate to call us if you feel your pet is experiencing a medical emergency. No matter what the incident, or at what time, if urgent care is required by a veterinarian, the Animal Clinic and Animal Surgery Clinic of Billings will be on standby to assist. 406-252-9499

Pet Poison HelplineIf you feel your pet ate something poisonous, you can also call the Pet Poison Helpline.

855-764-7661

https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/

WHEN TO SEEK EMERGENCY VETERINARY CARE

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for a pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek out emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Abnormal vomiting or diarrhea
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Collapse
  • Punctures, cuts and bite wounds
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate
Dr. Massic and veterinary surgical technician Heidi DeGraftenreid perform emergency surgery on a newborn bulldog puppy.
Animal Clinic of Billings veterinarian Dr. Massic and veterinary surgical technician Heidi DeGraftenreid perform emergency surgery on a newborn bulldog puppy.

Emergencies are never convenient. At the Animal Clinic of Billings, our veterinarians and support staff understand the stress and panic that can come from experiencing a medical emergency, which is why we work diligently to receive and treat your pet as soon as possible. We can accept pet emergencies at any time during our regular office hours and after hours as we have an emergency veterinarian on-call at all times and use an answering service so that you can reach us quickly and easily.

Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and monitoring equipment as well as a surgical suite, allowing us to provide your pet with the best possible emergency care when it matters most. No appointment is required for emergencies or urgent care. Our emergency veterinarians are trained to immediately receive our patients and stabilize them as soon as possible. We do ask, when possible, that you call us ahead of time at 406-252-9499 so that our team can be ready to provide treatment.

EMERGENCY SERVICES WE OFFER

Whatever the problem, we’ve got you covered. The Animal Clinic and Animal Surgery Clinic of Billings proudly provide the best veterinary care and emergency services available in the greater Billings area, however, listing all of them would be a bit daunting. Rest assured, anything from broken bones, lacerations and seizures, to obstructed bowels, swallowed poison or bleeding, our veterinarians can find solutions to your pets medical emergency.

SOME OF THE MORE COMMON EMERGENCY SERVICES WE OFFER INCLUDE:

  • Emergency Surgery
  • Treatment of Toxicities
  • Rattlesnake Anti-Venin Therapy
  • Digital Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Trauma
  • In-Hospital Blood Testing
  • Supportive Care
  • Basic First Aid
  • 24-Hour Patient Monitoring
  • Supplemental Oxygen
  • Telemetry
  • Complete In-House Stat Laboratory
  • Abdominal Ultrasonography-Abdominocentesis and Cystocentesis
  • Thoracic Ultrasonography-Thoracocentesis and Pericardiocentesis
  • Transfusion Therapy – Blood, Plasma, Albumin
  • Respiratory and Oxygen Therapy
  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Advanced Anesthetic Monitoring
  • Continuous Monitoring by Expert Staff
  • Advanced Vascular Access
  • Resuscitation and Hemodynamic Optimization
  • Parental and Enteral Nutritional Support
  • Post-Trauma Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Specialized Emergency and Critical Care Technicians

Once stable, your pet can be released to your regular veterinarian for continued treatment and at-home care. We also offer daytime hospitalization for our emergency patients if needed.

At the Animal Clinic of Billings, critical care and emergency medical services are available 24/7 throughout the holiday seasons and year-round. Please do not hesitate to call us if you feel your pet is experiencing a medical emergency. No matter what the incident, or at what time, if urgent care is required, the Animal Clinic and Animal Surgery Clinic of Billings will be on standby to assist.

406-252-9499

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ANIMAL CLINIC OF BILLINGS AND ANIMAL SURGERY CLINIC

providing our region’s companion animals and their families what they need and deserve since 1981

1414 10th St. West, Billings MT 59102

406-252-9499