Urgent Care /
Emergency Services

At Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital, our team is here to help in case of an emergency. Our veterinarians are available for emergency consultation for current clients on nights and weekends until 10pm. They will help you assess whether emergency care is necessary. We understand that emergencies can happen at any time, and are committed to providing swift and effective advice to minimize the impact on the health and well-being of your furry family member.

Our team may recommend taking your pet to the nearest emergency center to you that has care available 24/7.

If you can not get ahold of one of our team members if it is after 10 pm, please contact Blue Pearl or Iowa State for your emergency needs.

Blue Pearl Pet Hospital, Emergency & Specialty Center
755 Capital Dr. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 
Iowa State – Llyod Veterinary Medical Center (Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital) 
1809 S Riverside Drive, 
Ames, Iowa 50011
Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year 
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Urgent Care and Emergency Services 

Every moment counts in emergencies, and having a dedicated facility experienced in handling urgent situations ensures that pets receive prompt attention and necessary interventions. Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in Charles City and Waverly, IA, and a team of highly skilled veterinarians and support staff. Our hospital is designed to handle various situations, from sudden illnesses to injuries. We offer comprehensive diagnostics, treatment, and monitoring to ensure a thorough and effective response to your pet’s urgent medical needs.

Emergency services offered at
Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital

Urgent Care

Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital offers urgent care for non-life-threatening conditions that still require prompt attention. The urgent care team is ready to address these situations during regular business hours, providing a middle ground between routine veterinary visits and emergency situations.

Examples include: 

  • Ear infections
  • Minor injuries
  • Sudden-onset illnesses

Emergency Services

Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital prides itself on its ability to handle various emergency situations. We have an on-site laboratory, advanced imaging technology, and a fully stocked pharmacy, enabling rapid diagnostics and immediate treatment.

Common emergencies addressed include:

  • Trauma
  • Poisoning
  • Respiratory distress
  • Severe infections