"Serving your pets' after hours needs!"


Animal Emergency Center of Temple-Belton 

Whether your pet is injured or ill, we provide the emergency veterinary care you need- when you need it. Animal Emergency Center of Temple- Belton provides experienced, dependable emergency care to you and your pets in the Central Texas area.

1. Fully staffed and equipped veterinary hospital during “off hours".

  • The staff and veterinarians are available:  week day nights from 6pm - 8 am, Saturday at noon through Monday at 8am,  and all day and night on all major holidays.

2. In house diagnostic services:

  • Clinical pathology lab; CBC, Biochemistry Panels, Electrolytes, Coagulation Profiles, Canine Specific Pancreatic Lipase Assay, Urinalysis, Cytology.
  • Virology/Serology: Canine Parvo Virus, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Feline Leukemia Virus, Heartworm and Borrelia (Lyme) disease, Canine Ehrlichiosis.
  • Radiography: x-rays of the abdomen, chest, neck, spine and hips along with extremities to assess othopedic and internal injuries.
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG).

3. Surgical Services:

  • Including but not limited to: lacerations and dog bite wound repair, cesarean section, chest wall and lung wound repair, gastric dilatation and volvulus, tumor removal, gastrointestinal foreign body retrieval/removal, fracture stabilization (bandage/splint).

4. Anesthesia Service:

  • State of the art anesthesia induction and maintenance protocols.
  • Monitoring: blood pressure, oxygen saturation (pulse ox), heart rate, EKG, respiratory rate, body temperature.
  • Aggressive staff training.
  • Dedicated anesthetist for each patient.

5. Critical Care Nursing & Therapy:

  • Family veterinarian transfers of your pet to provide through-the-night monitoring and post-operative care.
  • Compassionate technicians and veterinary assistants provide around-the-clock monitoring and nursing care to our critically ill patients.
  • Pain management protocols: continuous rate infusions, local blocks, multiple options in several categories of pain control medications to individualize each patient's pain control.
  • Intravenous fluid therapy, blood and blood plasma transfusion therapy, oxygen and respiratory therapy.
  • Indwelling urinary catheter placement.

6. Euthanasia and Cremation Services:

  • Caring and compassionate consultation during a family's difficult decision to end suffering and pain.
  • Group and private cremation options.
  • Selection of urns for your beloved pet. ~~Cherished Memories Pet Cremation Service, LLC