VRC is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing emergency medicine and critical care.
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340 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA
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VRC is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing emergency veterinary medicine and critical care to dogs and cats. We work together and in partnership with your family veterinarian to quickly and accurately assess your pet’s medical condition and provide the safest, most effective treatment options available. Our team of emergency veterinarians has advanced training and experience, the latest technology, and seamless access to VRC’s full range of veterinary specialists. To view a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding our 24/7 emergency services, click HERE.


We offer emergency services for avian and exotic animals on nights, weekends, and holidays for when your family veterinarian is closed or otherwise unavailable. When your vet opens back up, we will transfer your pet back his or her wellness clinic for continued care. VRC also offers our Zoological Medicine & Surgery Service by appointment only, please use the Referral Portal, or otherwise call us at 610-647-2950.

Our ICU features:

  • Full laboratory service
  • Venous and arterial blood gas monitoring
  • Oxygen-enriched environments
  • Telemetric ECG monitoring
  • Blood pressure, arterial blood pressure, and central venous blood pressure monitoring
  • Advanced anesthesia monitoring
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Diagnostic procedures: endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and thoracoscopic lung biopsy
  • Diagnostic imaging: ultrasound, fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT), and digital X-ray (radiography)
  • Emergency ultrasound 7 days a week


Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

We offer comprehensive diagnostics and treatment for your pet’s respiratory disease, including interstitial lung disease, upper airway obstruction, collapsing trachea, laryngeal paralysis, brachycephalic airway disease, chronic bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension, and pleural space disease. Our advanced diagnostic modalities include bronchoscopy, fluoroscopy, thoracic ultrasound, and 16-slice helical computed tomography.