Emergency Veterinary Service
of Iowa City

319-338-3605 or 319-351-4256

The Emergency Veterinary Service of Iowa City (EVSIC) is a critical care hospital designed to assist you with your pet emergencies when your veterinarian is unavailable. We are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet your emergency veterinary needs and our highly trained doctors and staff are here to provide personalized, compassionate, critical care for your pet.

Why you may be referred to our clinic:
  • Your regular veterinarian is closed
  • Your veterinarian would like advanced diagnostics performed such as ultrasound, endoscopy or specialized bloodwork
  • For critical care monitoring of your pet after hours, weekends and holidays.
Services offered:
  • Dedicated ICU (intensive care unit)
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital Dental X-Ray
  • Endoscopy
  • Surgery
  • In-House Laboratory
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Continuous Oxygen Delivery Capabilities
  • IV Fluid Pumps
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Critical care ventilator
Please use caution when handling a sick or injured pet as they are more likely to bite or scratch. You may want to wrap your pet in a towel in order to protect yourself when transporting.

Fees & Policies

EVSIC does expect payment at the time services are rendered. We accept cash, checks and major credit/debit cards. Payment plans are administered through CareCredit.

The emergency fee is $88.40. This covers the initial exam. Any other diagnostics, treatment, and/or medications are at regular hospital prices and all fees will be discussed with you prior to service.

Common Emergencies

  • Lacerations
  • Hit by Car
  • Difficulty Urinating
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Toxin Ingestion
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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