Specialty Teams

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

24-Hour Emergency

Open 24/7

281-491-7800
1515 Lake Pointe Pkwy,
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Veterinary Critical Care

What Is Veterinary Critical Care?

Veterinary critical care is a specialty that provides life-saving intervention and treatment for the most critical pets.

What Is A Veterinary Critical Care Specialist?

Following their graduation from veterinary school, veterinary critical care specialists complete a residency under a board-certified specialist that consists of 4 or more additional years of intense training in emergency & critical care.

Learn More About Critical Care Specialists

Available Services

  • High Flow Oxygen Support
  • Mechanical Ventilator Support*
  • Blood gas monitoring
  • Clinical pathology
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Blood transfusions
  • And more*

Common Disease Treatments

  • Anuria/Oliguria
  • Severe azotemia
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Addisonian crisis
  • Septic abdomen
  • Unstable pneumonia/Respiratory issues
  • Unstable in Oxygen – Congestive Heart Failure
  • Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
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Common Disease Treatments Ctd.

  • Immune-mediated Thrombocytopenia
  • Hypotensive Despite IV Fluids
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Pneumothorax
  • Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus
  • Shock
  • Thromboembolic disease
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Upper Airway Obstructions
  • Parvo
  • Anaphylaxis
  • And more*

Meet The Critical Care Team

Our highly trained team, led by board-certified Criticalist, Dr. Katie Rhue, and Academy of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Technicians and Nurses (AVECCTN) certified Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care (VTS ECC), Ashley Wetz, offers highly advanced, compassionate care to the Greater Houston area.

Meet The Critical Care Team