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Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital


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For emergencies at Metropolitan Akron, please call (330) 666-2976

For emergencies at Metropolitan Highland Heights, please call (440) 673-3483

When an urgent situation arises, the Emergency Department at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital acts as an extension of your family veterinarian providing high-quality care. Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital’s staff of emergency veterinarians and highly trained technical personnel offer state-of-the-art diagnostic tests and treatments to accommodate any trauma or illness.

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Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital is proud of the Emergency Department’s combination of experience and advanced training in emergency and critical care. Since 1968, the emergency service has been available for you and your pet 24 hours a day and will continue to be of service 365 days a year.

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital offers a vast array of tools during the “golden hour” of therapy that are paramount to the survival of your pet:

  • Immediate laboratory results (chemistry profiles, complete blood counts, urine tests)

  • Diagnostic imaging (radiographs and ultrasound)

  • Oxygen therapy

  • Blood and plasma transfusions

Superior care does not end with diagnoses; your pet will also have available:

  • 24-hour intensive care

  • Dedicated fluid therapy equipment

  • Blood pressure and EKG monitoring

  • Respiratory function tests (blood gas analysis)

  • Oxygen saturation measurement

  • Multiple board-certified specialists on call if the need arises