Commack Animal Hospital

Intensive Care

Our hospital offers an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for treating your pet during times of critical need. ICU's are most often found at specialty hospitals with 24-hour care. Our staff and veterinarians will determine if your pet requires the ICU services of a specialty hospital and make appropriate recommendations when necessary. Pets requiring ICU are often very ill and require specialized nursing staff and veterinarians to pull them through a crisis. Specialists in the field of veterinary critical care are often needed to tend to the needs of these very ill animals. These specialists have completed residency training in the field of Emergency and Critical Care, a competitive and rigorous program. The nursing staff are also often trained in advanced techniques and monitoring and may also have undergone additional certification. Special equipment to help critically ill pets, such as blood pressure monitors, ECG machines, pulse oximeters, incubators, oxygen cages and ventilators are available at these facilities. Jugular catheters, chest tubes, arterial blood pressure lines, on site blood analysis, special nutrition services (placement of feeding tubes, total parenteral nutrition provided intravenously), and a variety of therapies to control pain are just a few of the things that will be available for your seriously ill pet. Life resuscitation equipment is also available if needed. 
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

Commack Animal Hospital is open 7 days a week: Monday thru Friday 8AM-8PM; Saturday 8AM-4PM and Sunday 8AM-11AM. If your pet has a medical emergency during our hospital’s hours, please telephone us immediately at 631-499-6622. Our experienced team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to help you and your pet.

Our address is:

Commack Animal Hospital
3095 E. Jericho Turnpike
East Northport, NY 11725

Please click here for directions to our location.

If your pet is experiencing a medical crisis when our hospital is closed, you may take your pet to either of following veterinary emergency hospitals in our vicinity:

Animal Emergency Service
6230 C Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725
Tel: 631-462-6044
Open weeknights: Monday thru Thursday 5PM-9AM (next morning)
Open Weekends: Friday 5PM-9AM Monday morning
www.animalemergencyservice.net

Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury
609-5 Cantiague Rock Road
Westbury, NY 11590
Tel: 516-420-0000
Open 24/7/365
www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/westbury

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