Intensive and Critical Care

Intensive and Critical Care

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists has state-of-the-art facilities and life support equipment that play a pivotal role in providing emergency and critical care (ECC) for pets. Our team are highly skilled and trained in emergency care with many of our nursing team having achieved (or studying towards) further qualifications in ECC (including a VTS ECC holder). This gives pet owners peace of mind that your referral for their pet is of the highest quality and that their pets will get the best care. Our ICU equipment includes:

  • Separate cat and dog areas within the ICU
  • An ICU cot for recumbent and/or comatose patients
  • An ICU ventilator
  • 2 x Intenso Oxygen kennels that are temperature controlled
  • Multiple oxygen outlets across the wards to provide flow by oxygen via nasal cannulas/nasal prongs
  • Multiparameter machines (to include ECG, capnography, direct and indirect arterial blood pressure)
  • An iSTAT machine to measure electrolytes and blood gases
  • On-site lab equipment (microscope, blood machines etc.) that enable us to run various lab tests such as; haematology, biochemistry, coags, SNAP tests and viscoelastic testing.
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Should pets referred to us need to stay we offer 24-hour hospitalisation facilities that include separate dog and cat wards, a separate dog and cat isolation ward and an intensive care unit for critical patients during their recovery.

If you need to refer an animal to us for emergency or critical care, you can do this online today and give their owner the reassurance that their pet is in the best hands. There is always a vet on site alongside multiple members of the nursing team and patient care assistants. Our multi-disciplinary approach, married with our commitment to excellence ensures that every pet and their owner receives the highest care and the best chances of a successful outcome making Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists one of the best referral hospitals across the UK.

We accept emergency and urgent cases from the following disciplines;

  • Anaesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Soft Tissue Surgery

Read real experiences and stories of pets in our care.