Is your horse experiencing a veterinary emergency? Try to follow the steps below as closely as you can.
Western Veterinary Hospital provides emergency care for horses from across San Angelo. While we do offer ambulatory care in some cases (our on-call vet will make an assessment at the time of your call), our state-of-the-art equine facility gives our vets access to technology and equipment not available with mobile services.
If your horse is experiencing a health emergency, call us straight away. A knowledgeable staff member will take your call and arrange for one of our equine emergency vets to see your animal either at our facility or at your horse's location.
Emergency veterinary care involves the treatment of horses in situations that require immediate medical attention or could potentially be life-threatening.
Physical injuries are common in horses. And, while a range of sports injuries can occur during training, curiosity is also a leading cause of serious injuries like deep gashes and lacerations.
Physical injuries should always be seen by your veterinarian to prevent the injury from becoming infected or more severe. If your horse has had an accident or is experiencing any of these symptoms, bring them to our emergency office straight away.
Signs of gastrointestinal pain (often referred to as colic) can be an indication of anything from constipation to extremely serious intestinal twists or displacements. If your horse companion is showing any of the following symptoms call us right away for emergency care:
At our emergency clinic, we offer state-of-the-art emergency care for your horse. We are equipped to provide specialized diagnostics, a complete range of surgical services, and hospitalization as needed. We also offer mobile units so that our vets can come to your location.
We offer emergency services for our equine patients during our regular business hours:
Absolutely! We believe that it is a good idea to have an at-home “equine emergency kit” to use if needed until your vet is able to care for your horse. Make sure to items such as:
While there are some cases where our vets will visit your horse at your location, we encourage you to call us and arrange to bring your horse to our facility.
Our equine veterinary center is equipped with a range of advanced tools and technology not typically available to mobile vets.
Western Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of San Angelo companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.