Emergency Vets in Louisiana

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ADDRESS: 1514 Cottondale Drive, Baton Rouge LA 70815
TEL: (225) 927-9940
At Baton Rouge Animal Hospital and Baton Rouge Pet Emergency Hospital, you can expect state-of-the-art medical care when your four-legged companion is in an emergency or needs general wellness and preventative care.
ADDRESS: Skip Bertman Drive, Baton Rouge LA 70803
TEL: (225) 578-9600
The LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital is open 24/7, seven days a week, 365 days a year to serve animals. We have the most board-certified specialists under one roof in Louisiana and offer a variety of specialty services, as well as primary care for animals.
ADDRESS: 3803 South Sherwood Forest, Boulevard, Suite B
TEL: (225) 351-0205
At Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center, you can expect state of the art medical care for your four-legged companions. We believe in nurturing the human-animal bond and creating a harmonious relationship between people and animals.
ADDRESS: 206 Winchester Drive, Lafayette LA 70506
TEL: (337) 989-0992
The Lafayette Animal Emergency Clinic has been serving Lafayette and the surrounding community for over 20 years. The support staff has a combined experience of over 50 years in Emergency Care.
ADDRESS: 110 Perard Street, Lafayette LA 70503
TEL: (337) 984-7611
We are a full-service veterinary animal hospital and pet resort. We offer an array of services, including wellness and preventive care, surgery, reproductive services, house calls, boarding, training, and more. Our practice has grown over the years from two to eleven doctors, and we are now the largest veterinary practice in six parishes We are a large group with multiple talents, and we foster a collaborative environment to ensure your pets receive the best care possible.
ADDRESS: 1501 West McNeese Street, Lake Charles LA 70605
TEL: (337) 562-0400
Pet Emergency Clinic has a doctor and staff ready to help you and your pet. We’re open Nights, Weekends, and Holidays to give your pet 24 hour medical care.
ADDRESS: 2611 Florida Street, Mandeville LA 70448
TEL: (985) 626-4862
Welcome to MedVet Mandeville, formerly Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center. Our state-of-the-art veterinary hospital is dedicated to providing exceptional emergency and specialty care for your pet.
ADDRESS: 2315 N Causeway Boulevard, Metairie LA 70001
TEL: (504) 835-8508
We are a family of emergency and specialty hospitals committed to providing exceptional care for our patients and an unrivaled experience for our clients and referring veterinarians. We are employee owned and veterinarian led which keeps us grounded in our commitment to providing the best specialty and emergency care available for your pet.
ADDRESS: 101 Metairie Road, Metairie LA 70005
TEL: (504) 835-4266
Metairie Small Animal Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care for our patients in a humane, compassionate and caring environment. We will strive to maintain an open, honest relationship with our clientele. We will constantly improve our care and skills through educational enhancement and personal dedication to our profession.
ADDRESS: 2212 David Drive, Metairie LA 70003
TEL: (504) 887-2999
At Pet Care Center Veterinary Hospital, Pet Resort & Spa, We Are Dedicated To Providing The Highest Quality Medical Care Available So Your Pet May Experience A Longer, Healthier Life.
ADDRESS: 1401 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130
TEL: (504) 265-8659
We are a full service veterinary hospital featuring 24 hour emergency and intensive care servicing all of Greater New Orleans. We also offer wellness checks and annual vaccines during daytime hours.
ADDRESS: 2315 N Causeway Boulevard, New Orleans LA 70001
TEL: (504) 835-8508
Welcome to MedVet New Orleans – the largest and most advanced emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in the region. We partner with your family veterinarian and serve as an extension of their practice should your pet need after hours, emergency, or specialized care.
ADDRESS: 2421 Line Avenue, Shreveport LA 71104
TEL: (318) 227-2345
Animal Emergency Clinic is equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasonography, surgical facilities with monitoring equipment, in house blood work capabilities, oxygen therapy and a cat friendly ward. Our facilities and equipment help us stabilize and treat your pet more effectively.

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Has your pet experienced some kind of trauma and in need in emergency care? Here are some of the signs to look when determining whether your pet needs an emergency vet:

  • Pale gums
  • Rapid breathing
  • Weak or rapid pulse
  • Change in body temperature
  • Difficulty standing
  • Apparent paralysis
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Excessive bleeding

How To Handle Your Injured Pet

It is possible that your pet can act aggressively when they’ve been injured. It’s important to be careful how you handle them for their safety and your own.

For Dogs:

  • Be calm and go slow when approaching.
  • If your dog appears aggressive, get someone to help you.
  • Fashion a makeshift stretcher and carefully lift your dog onto it.
  • Support their neck and back as you move them in case of spinal injuries.

For Cats:

  • Cover your cats head gently with a towel, to prevent them from biting you.
  • Very carefully, lift your cat into its carrier or a box.
  • Support their neck and back as you move them in case of spinal injuries.

First Aid Treatment At Home

Depending on the situation, there are some actions you can take at home to stabalize your pet before transporting them to an emergency vet.


  • If your pet is bleeding externally due to a trauma, apply pressure to the wound quickly and hold it there.
  • If possible, elevate the injury.


  • If your pet is choking on a foreign object, put your fingers in their mouth and try to remove the blockage.
  • If you’re unable to remove the blockage, perform a modified version of the Heimlich manouver by giving a sharp blow to their chest.


  • If your pet is unconcious and unresponsive, you may need to perform CPR.
  • First, check if your pet is breathing and if they have a heartbeat. If you cannot find either, start chest compressions.
  • Perform 30 chest compressions followed by two rescue breaths. Repeat this until your pet starts breathing on their own again.
  • To give a rescue breath, close your pets mouth and extend their neck to open the airway. Place your mouth over your pets nose and exhale until you see your pets chest rise.
  • Check for a heartbeat every 2 minutes.
  • Continue giving your pet CPR until you reach an emergency vet.