Emergency Veterinary Services / ICU Care for Raleigh, Durham & Surrounding Areas

An Emergency To You Is An Emergency To Us

When your beloved pet faces a sudden health crisis, every second counts. That’s why choosing the right emergency veterinary care in the Raleigh area is crucial to ensuring your furry family member receives prompt, expert attention. Our facility stands at the forefront of emergency veterinary services, offering compassionate, state-of-the-art care during your pet’s time of need.

We strive to be an extension of your primary care veterinarian and partner with them to ensure open communication regarding your pet’s treatment at our hospital. No appointment necessary.

Our hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with emergency doctors and nurses that can meet all your urgent medical needs. We accept all emergencies and referrals throughout the day and night. We have a fully equipped Intensive Care Unit with 64 feet of cages, 13 runs, a Snyder ICU cage with oxygen and temperature controls, continuous ECG monitoring, and transfusion supplies. We also have a large and well-equipped isolation ward to care for patients sick with an infectious disease.

We take patients in the order that they arrive however we do triage patients based on severity of illness or injury thus the most severe conditions take priority. Our receptionists and team will inform you if any significant wait time is expected.

We are located at: 1007 Tandal Place in Knightdale, NC.

If possible, please call before coming-in so we can be prepared for you and your pet.

Situations in which emergency care is indicated include:

Physical Trauma


Pale or Blue Tinged Gums


Ingestion of Toxins

Not Eating or Drinking


Straining to Urinate

Any other rapid decline in health


Open Mouth Breathing

Difficulty Breathing


Wake Veterinary Medical Center

1007 Tandal Place
Knightdale, NC 27545
Phone: (919) 266-9852
Fax: (919) 217-0314
Email: [email protected]


For after hours emergencies, please call (919) 266-9852.