24 Hour Emergency and
Critical Care Veterinary Service

We are an emergency room that is equipped, staffed and trained to provide care to sick and injured pets. We do not perform routine services such as vaccinations, prescribe flea tick and heartworm prevention products or perform routine spay and neuter services.


South Metro Area

9937 Big Bend Road | Crestwood, Missouri 63122

St. Charles County Area

334 Fort Zumwalt Square | O’Fallon, Missouri 63366

Common Dog and Cat Emergencies

The St. Louis Animal Emergency Clinics see a variety of emergency situations. Our definition of an emergency is any concern that you have about your pet. You know your pet best and any change may be significant. If in doubt, call us! Some of our most common diseases or injuries include:

  • Parvovirus
  • Pyometra
  • Seizures
  • Renal failure
  • Vestibular disease
  • Lacerations
  • Abscesses
  • Snake bites
  • Gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Gastric dilatation and volvulus (also known as “bloat”)
  • Toxin ingestion (including rodenticides, permethrin, drug ingestion, and ethylene glycol)
  • Back pain or intervertebral disk disease
  • Trauma from a variety of causes
  • Dystocia (trouble having puppies)
  • Coagulopathies (bleeding problems)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Foreign body ingestion
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Feline urinary obstruction
  • Diabetics management
  • Neoplasms (cancer)
  • Head trauma