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Do you know who to turn to in the event that your cherished animal companion experiences the need for emergency veterinary care? In these instances, every moment counts and the level of care provided can mean the difference between life and death for your loved one. The team at Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care wants you to know that when you need us, we’ll be there, delivering the most effective care possible and improving the chances of a positive outcome.


Our hospital is available 24/7, 365 days a year, providing emergency medical, diagnostic and surgical care as well as specialty services, such as rehabilitation and laser therapy. Our goal is to manage your pet’s medical needs efficiently to extend and improve his or her quality of life – whether that means running advanced diagnostic tests to reach a timely and accurate diagnosis, performing emergency life-saving surgery or working with your pet to help restore physical and emotional well-being.

Should your companion be referred to us for care, we will work in close collaboration with your family veterinarian to ensure that all care, treatments and procedures performed are openly communicated. We will also work with you both to facilitate a smooth transition from our care back into the care of your family veterinarian, including our follow-up recommendations. Rest assured that we will work as a team – with you and your veterinarian – to provide your loved one with the highest level of care possible.

The services available at Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care include:

Anchor 1

4625 East Stop 11 Road

Indianapolis, IN  46237

(317) 534-6000

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It’s never been easier to refer a patient for specialty services. Please complete the form below and we will contact your patient to get them scheduled right away.

Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care is committed to maintaining and promoting the relationship that already exists between you, your client and their special pet. We understand that your clients trust and value your medical skills and your opinions. It is our honor to be part of the healthcare team for your beloved patients.

If you prefer, you can download a Referral Form below and email or fax it to us:


AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care

Did you know that accreditation for animal hospitals is voluntary?  Surprising, isn’t it? Nearly 60 percent of pet owners believe that their pet’s veterinary hospital is accredited when it is not. In actuality, only 12-15% of animal hospitals have gone through the accreditation evaluation process by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).  We are proud to call ourselves an AAHA-accredited referral hospital.

In the United States, all human hospitals that serve people with Medicare must be accredited through an accrediting body; they undergo regular reviews and quality checks to ensure they meet standards of quality for every aspect of medical care. However, not all animal hospitals choose to pursue the AAHA-accreditation process since it is not required by law.  When it comes to pet health care, accreditation is voluntary.

The accreditation process is rigorous and time-consuming, and not every veterinary hospital wants to go through the lengthy process.  Accreditation by AAHA means that an animal hospital has been evaluated on  approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence. To maintain their accreditation, hospitals undergo a rigorous review by veterinary experts every three years. State and provincial regulations can vary widely – in fact, some states don’t routinely inspect hospitals, only going in for an inspection when a complaint is filed by a pet owner. AAHA accreditation is considered the standard for veterinary excellence, and does not vary between states or provinces (AAHA accredits hospitals in both the U.S. and Canada).

We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less.

Learn more about AAHA accreditation and why our accreditation is important to you and your pet. Visit

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