Large Animal Urgent Care
Horses • Cattle • Goats • Sheep • llamas • Pigs • Cervids
Call: (507) 233-2520
Emergency Veterinary Services for Large Animals
If your animal is showing any symptoms or behaviors which are concerning you, contact New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center right away.
Steps to Take In An Pet Emergency
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
- Call Ahead - Emergency care for current patients is offered 24/7, 365 days a year. To ensure that our team of vets is ready to help your animal, call ahead if you can.
- Follow Instructions Provided - You may be provided instructions to help you apply first aid or make your animal companion as comfortable as possible. Make sure you follow these instructions as carefully as possible.
- Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch. Do not put yourself at risk! If instructed to do so, safely bring your pet to New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center or one of the after-hours emergency vet locations above.
Animal Emergency Care FAQs
Read through some of the most frequently asked questions below in order to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center.
- Do I need to call ahead?
We provide 24/7 emergency services to large animals.
It's always best for you to contact us in advance of coming to our veterinary center, but we know that isn't always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit either of the after-hours emergency vet locations shown above.
- Do you provide after hours-emergency care for large animals?
Yes, our on-call veterinarians are available 24/7 to provide emergency care for large animals.
If your large animal requires urgent care please call: (507) 233-2520.
- When is your clinic open for large animal emergencies?
Our veterinarians see emergencies for large animals like horses, goats, cattle, sheep, llamas, and pigs 24/7/365.
- What if my pet has ingested poison?
- What situations require emergency veterinary care?
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
- Seizures and/or staggering
- Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
- Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
- Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
- Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
- Fractured bones or severe lameness
- Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
- Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
- Injuries to the eye(s)
- Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
- Heat stress or heatstroke
- How long will we have to wait to see the vet?
Our New Ulm veterinary center is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your large animal.
- What types of animals do you treat?
Our emergency veterinarians are able to treat New Ulm dogs, cats, and large animals with compassion and expertise. Our reliable and compassionate veterinary team at New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center offers veterinary care for pets and large animals in emergency situations. Animal health is our passion, and we are proud to provide quality medical care when your pet requires it most.
After-hours our on-call veterinarians provide emergency services to current patients of New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center.