Emergency Services

Emergency sign

Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital

  • Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Emergency Phone: 515-294-4900
  • FAX: 515-294-7520

All emergency cases are evaluated by the clinician on emergency duty that day. Your pet will be transferred to the appropriate specialty service the following work day. All fees associated with your emergency visit will be discussed during your initial phone call or visit.

If hospitalization is required, the emergency duty clinician will discuss the initial cost estimate with you. A deposit of 50 percent of the cost estimate is required at the time of admission of your pet to the hospital. Please note: The cost estimate may change when your pet is transferred to the necessary specialty service.

Large Animal Hospital

  • Emergency Phone: 515-294-1500