Veterinary Emergency Referral Center

4800 N. Davis Highway. (850) 477-3914

The Veterinary Emergency Referral Center is a state of the art veterinary hospital providing emergency and referral services 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We pride ourselves on maintaining a highly trained staff of doctors and veterinary technicians. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care available for our patients. As always we are a referral only hospital and no general practice services or product are offered. 

Currently the Veterinary Emergency Referral Center is staffed by doctors who are Board Certified in the following specialties:  Emergency /Critical Care. 
We also have Dr. Matt Chandler and Dr. Dan Brown of the Animal Eye Clinic that have joined with us to provide referral ophthalmology services. Doctors Chandler and Brown are Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology.  Please refer to our calendar for dates and additional information on scheduling appointments.

At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services and an extensive Pet Medical Library for you to search for additional pet health care information.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read about our practice and the services we offer. We welcome your comments and suggestions.  Please contact us at (850) 477-3914 for specialty referral pet care.

Canine Influenza

Influenza A virus in dogs (canine influenza virus, CIV, canine flu) is a respiratory tract disease that mimics bordetellosis (Bordetella bronchiseptica infectio ...

Read more ...

New York Times article rocks veterinary profession

Two weeks of town hall-style meetings, internal memos, press statements and counterarguments have veterinarians across the country focused on one ominous predic ...

Read more ...

On The Road Again... With Your Four-Footed Friends

“Here kitty, kitty, kitty. Here kitty, kitty, kitty,” called my dad. His trilling was interspersed with mumbling “You #$^%&^% cat, come here!” under his bre ...

Read more ...

Physical Rehabilitation of Dogs following TPLO

Physical rehabilitation for pets is still a rather new veterinary discipline, as it has only existed since approximately 2000.  However, the discipline continu ...

Read more ...

Fears, Anxieties and Phobias

It is natural to avoid situations that may be dangerous. Fears may range from a normal startle response to a sudden noise to an extreme phobia that interferes ...

Read more ...

Lipomas (Fatty Lumps)

A lipoma is a soft, round, moveable lump or bump of fatty tissue under the skin. Because they do not cause pain, infection, or hair loss, they’re usually spotte ...

Read more ...