Emergency Services

Metzger Animal Hospital is the ONLY VECCS (Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care) and AAHA (American Animal Hospital association) certified veterinary hospital in the area that is staffed 24 hours a day/365 days a year. You deserve outstanding emergency services when you need us most......and we'll be there! In addition, we do NOT charge more for emergency services so the price you pay at 3 AM is the same as 3 PM!

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    Level II Emergency/Critical Care

  • ContinuousCare

    Continuous Care

    We handle our own emergencies, so you can rely on us to provide your pet with continuous patient care 7 days a week, including holidays. We have a veterinarian and veterinary technician/assistant on site 24 hours a day so your pet is never alone!

  • 24HourIntensiveCare

    24-Hour Intensive Care

    We provide our patients with 24-hour intensive care when needed. Throughout the night, a veterinarian or registered veterinary technician/veterinary assistant will watch over patients and provide necessary services, including monitoring vital signs (e.g., temperature, blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate) and administering fluids, medications, and pain management drugs.

  • Emergency vet examining a dog from Altoona, PA

    Emergency Vet for Altoona & Lock Haven, PA

    Located in State College and Serving Altoona and the Rest of Central Pennyslvania Metzger Animal Hospital is the ONLY  VECCS (Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society) certified AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) acredited veterinary hospital in central Pennsylvania that is staffed 24 hours a day with an emergency veterinarian. Our AAHA certified general and referral hospital welcomes all existing and new clients should they need emergency veterinary care. Our hospital […]