Emergency, Trauma & Critical Care

You can rely on Groves Veterinary Clinic to be there for you and your pet. Groves Veterinary Clinic offers immediate care for minor to major emergencies during normal business hours.

In the unfortunate event of an emergency you should bring your pet in immediately. If possible, call while en route so that we can be prepared for your arrival. If you believe your pet may be sick or injured and you're not sure what to do, call our practice at 941-391-5251 immediately to speak with one of our medical staff who will help assess the situation and determine whether your pet needs to be examined.

With Dr. Groves background in emergency medicine, an in-house laboratory, radiography, state of the art surgery suite and extensive pharmacy, your pet will receive the fast and effective care necessary during emergencies. We utilize technology and advanced skills to monitor, diagnose, and treat patients with acute or chronic illness or injury. Many patients are treated and discharged the same day while those with more serious or life-threatening conditions may be admitted for further stabilization, close monitoring and definitive care.

Should an emergency occur outside of our business hours, utilize the services of the nearest veterinary emergency clinic. The Veterinary Emergency Clinic located in Port Charlotte is closest to Groves Veterinary Clinic, alternative emergency facilities are listed below.

The Veterinary Emergency Clinic

17829 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, Florida 33948

Sarasota Veterinary Emergency Hospital

7517 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231

Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Fort Myers

2045 Collier Ave
Ft Myers, Florida, 33901





Acute Paralysis

Allergic Reactions

Urinary Obstruction

Ingested Foreign Objects

Diabetic Complications

Blunt Force Trauma

Birthing Difficulties (Dystocia)

Bloat (GDV or gastric dilatation and volvulus)