Emergencies

UF Small Animal Hospital – (352) 392-2235

The UF Small Animal Hospital is open for emergency patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your pet can be referred by your primary care veterinarian or you may come without a referral. Please call (352) 392-2235 if you have an emergency. After 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, on weekends, and on holidays your call will be forwarded to the emergency clinician on duty or an ICU technician.

Emergencies are received at the designated emergency entrance (see map); there is ample parking adjacent to the building to your right. Once you arrive your pet will be transported to our intensive care unit, stabilized, and evaluated. You will then be provided with an initial diagnostic and treatment plan, and an initial cost estimate.  We require a deposit equal to 75% of the cost estimate for all hospitalized patients. You and your primary care veterinarian will be updated daily and upon any changes in your pet’s condition.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
    Emergencies only

UF Large Animal Hospital – (352) 392-2229

The Large Animal Hospital at the University of Florida is open for emergency patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Please call (352) 392-2229 if you have an emergency.

A patient can be referred by the primary care veterinarian or the owner can call the hospital directly.  It is critical that arrangements be made with the clinicians on-call prior to arriving at the hospital if at all possible.

All emergencies are received at our main hospital (see map). Once you arrive the patient will be stabilized and evaluated. You will then be provided with an initial medical treatment plan and will be required to leave a deposit equal to 50% of the high end of the estimate range. You and your primary care veterinarian will be updated daily and upon any changes in the patient’s condition .

After 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, on weekends, and on holidays our answering service will receive your call and connect you to the appropriate doctor based on the information provided about the medical condition of the patient.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sundays and Holidays
    Emergencies only

Ocala Pet Emergency Treatment Services Clinic – (352) 512-0886

Serving Ocala, Marion County, Dunnellon, Citra, The Villages and surrounding areas, the Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic is centrally located behind the Paddock Mall.  (See Map)

Address

3200 SW 27th Avenue
Ocala, Florida, 34474
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday
    5 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Weekends
    Open 24 hours

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