Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) has a 24-hour intensive care unit which is staffed around the clock to provide the best possible veterinary treatment for your dog or cat.
We have the latest monitoring equipment, including “Surgivet” Vital Signs Advisers (an animal-specific multi-parameter monitor), pulse oximetry to measure oxygen levels, radiometer blood gas machines to measure urgent blood samples, blood pressure monitoring, heart monitors and respiration monitors. If you pet is experiencing an emergency situation such as trouble breathing, sudden illness, or vomiting, we have all the equipment needed to assist your pet at our animal emergency centre. read more
Intensive Care Unit for Dogs and Cats
If you believe you dog or cat is critically ill and requires intensive care, please contact your local veterinarian or us immediately. We are a vet providing intensive care for dogs in Melbourne, as well as cats, pocket pets, and other animals. Your local veterinarian (primary care vet) is open during normal business hours and attends to the health care of your pet on a day-to-day basis. This includes vaccination, desexing, microchipping, dietary managment, weight management and general illness or injury. Working togethter with your local vet, The Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) provides state-of-the-art intensive care for dogs and cats in Melbourne.
We are open 24 hours per day to provide treatment and intensive care for your pet when your local vet is closed, or when your pet is very unwell.
We are the only multi-disciplinary veterinary specialist hospital in Australia owned by an emergency and critical care specialist, and as such our team is highly trained in this field. Our 24-hour animal emergency hospital is staffed around-the-clock with experienced emergency vets trained to provide intensive care for pets who are critically ill or injured. Please feel free to contact us at any time, night or day any day of the week including Saturdays and Sundays, to discuss your pets’ condition, and we can help you over the phone .) Call 03 9417 6417 to determine if intensive care treatment for your dog is required. read more