Emergency and Critical Care

Vet Services LA


If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, please call us immediately at: 323–238–9295 MASH Is Here For Your Pet’s Critical Care Needs

The Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital (MASH) is here for your pet 24-hours a day, seven days a week, for 365 days of the year. This availability can be an extreme comfort to pet owners, as you know no matter what the incident, or at what time, MASH will be on standby to assist. If your pet is experiencing an emergency, as an owner you can feel panicked and stressed. Our emergency veterinarians are trained to immediately receive our patients and stabilize them as soon as possible. We understand the stress you are under, which is why we work diligently to receive your pet and treat them as soon as possible.

What We Treat

At MASH, we treat such a variety of issues, it is a bit difficult to write them all down. From lacerations, seizures, to obstructed bowels, our veterinarians can find solutions to your pets medical emergency. As we all know, animals have a knack for getting themselves into trouble. Luckily, with MASH on your side, you don’t need to worry about finding the medical solution yourself; just bringing your pet into MASH will give them the optimal level of care they deserve.

Emergency Care For Your Pet

Your pet is dear to you, which is why you want to give them the best care when they are ill or in danger. Because of this, MASH is an ideal location to bring your pet in for any of the below services.

Once stable, your pet can be released to your regular veterinarian for continued treatment and at-home care.

Our emergency department offers the following services:

  • Emergency Surgery
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Treatment of Toxicities
  • Toxin decontamination
  • Rattlesnake Anti-Venin Therapy
  • Digital Radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Trauma
  • In-Hospital Blood Testing
  • Supportive Care
  • Basic First Aid
  • 24-Hour Patient Monitoring
  • After hours Endoscopy
  • Supplemental Oxygen
  • Telemetry
  • Complete In-House Stat Laboratory
  • Abdominal Ultrasonography-Abdominocentesis and Cystocentesis
  • Thoracic Ultrasonography-Thoracocentesis and Pericardiocentesis
  • Transfusion Therapy – Blood, Plasma, Albumin
  • Respiratory and Oxygen Therapy
  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Advanced Anesthetic Monitoring
  • Continuous Monitoring by Expert Staff
  • Advanced Vascular Access
  • Resuscitation and Hemodynamic Optimization
  • Parental and Enteral Nutritional Support
  • Post-Trauma Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Specialized Emergency and Critical Care Technicians

Once stable, your pet can be released to your regular veterinarian for continued treatment and at-home care. When your pet is in need, remember that MASH offers expert care from board-certified veterinary criticalists. Get the best care for your pet with from MASH.