Emergency SERVICES

Having an emergency? Call Cedar Animal Hospital at 1-616-696-1212 to speak to a team member now.

Having an emergency? Call Cedar Animal Hospital at 616-696-1212, and our team will let you know what to do next. We work collaboratively with your primary veterinarians to make sure your pet gets the best care possible throughout the course of their treatment plan.

Services available:

  • Critical cases are seen right away
  • Triage for timely assessment of your pet’s situation
  • Comprehensive exam utilizing our in-house diagnostics
  • Surgery for all types of injuries or illness
  • In-house intensive care unit with 24/7 nursing care
  • I-LOC bone repair system for the best repair of fractures and ligaments

Our new state-of-the-art emergency center provides:

  • A comfortable family waiting room and digital patient queue so you can see your pet’s progress
  • Private Exam Rooms
  • Advanced in-house diagnostics, including laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasound, PCR testing, and a CT scan. To see our point of care Pet Diagnostics, click here
  • Dedicated exotic space
  • Self-contained isolation rooms
  • Large dog space

Common conditions treated by the emergency and critical care service include:

    • Abnormal crying
    • Acute abdominal obstruction
    • Acute neurologic disease
    • Acute respiratory obstructions
    • All surgical emergencies
    • Bite wounds
    • Bleeding
    • Change in appetite
    • Change in energy/activity level
    • Discharge from the eyes or nose
    • Dystocia
    • Excessive scratching or licking of the body
    • Gastrointestinal obstruction
    • Heart failure
    • Hiding
    • Limping
    • Neonatal care
    • Oncologic emergencies
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pneumonia
    • Parvovirus enteritis
    • Poisonings
    • Pyometra
    • Renal failure
    • Reproductive emergencies
    • Seizures
    • Septic peritonitis
    • Straining or inability to urinate or defecate
    • Trauma (chest, abdominal, head, orthopedic, spinal, lacerations, fractures, blunt trauma, etc.)
    • Upper respiratory infections
    • Urethral obstruction
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Vomiting and diarrhea
    • Urinary obstruction
    • Unusual lumps or bumps