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Pet Emergency Medicine Services

Open 24/7, our emergency medicine services are available when you need us. We pride ourselves on our cutting-edge facility. Route 66 VECCC offers a robust set of services and can perform diagnostic testing in-house. Above all, we provide high-quality emergency medicine services to your pet.

Route 66 Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center provides:

  • Cutting-edge laboratory diagnostics
  • CBC
  • Blood chemistries
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Urine analysis
  • Cytology
  • Clotting time analysis
  • Infectious disease testing
  • Advanced digital radiology
  • Ultrasound and echocardiography
  • Ultrasound guided fluid removal
    • Abdominocentesis
    • Thoracocentesis
    • Periocardiocentesis
  • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopic removal of foreign body
  • Blood and plasma transfusions
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Advanced emergency surgical services
    • Cosmetically appealing wound repair
    • Gastrointestinal foreign body removal
    • Gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV)
    • Pyometra surgery
    • Cesarean section (C-Section)
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Intravenous fluid therapy
  • Isolation ward for control and treatment of infectious disease
  • Chest tube placement and care
  • Urethral catheterization
  • Intraocular pressure monitoring
  • Advanced nutritional support
  • Exceptional patient monitoring and care

Experienced and Dedicated Staff

We are the only veterinary hospital solely focused on pet emergency medicine and critical care services in the Albuquerque area. Our staff is trained in Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Medicine. Our mission is to create positive change in people’s lives through compassionate care for their pets. This drives every action we take to help your pet.

Follow-up Care

We do not provide wellness services or follow-up care. Please follow-up with your regular veterinarian after your pet’s emergency care. Also, we will provide your veterinarian with information about your pet’s treatment.

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Established in 2015, Route 66 Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center is a proud member of the American Animal Hospital Association. Additionally, we are:

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