Critical Care

Critical Care



AVS Emergency & Critical Care

We have some of the best critical care veterinarians in Santa Barbara.

When emergencies happen, you can rest assured your pet is always in the best of hands at AVS.

The Advanced Veterinary Specialists Emergency and Critical Care Service is ready to provide 24/7 care for any emergency situation your pet may have.

Our doctors and highly skilled nursing staff are here for you and your pet every step of the way. We are prepared to handle a wide variety of medical emergencies including trauma, toxin ingestion, vomiting, breathing difficulties and many more. Our doctors have completed rigorous internships after earning their Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees (DVM) and have years of experience from which to draw when treating your pet. We have the latest medical equipment including an in-house lab, oxygen cages, digital radiology and ultrasound to allow us to give your pet the most advanced veterinary medical and surgical care available.

Advanced Vet’s Emergency and Critical Care Service is available when your family veterinarian is not. Our team is here to support you and your veterinarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The emergency staff works closely with our broad range of board certified specialists to provide that extra level of service.

VECCS Certified Level 2 ER Facility

AVS is the ONLY Level II Certified Emergency and Critical Care facility in Central or Southern California.


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