Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center:
Veterinary Intensive Care Unit


Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center is dedicated to providing specialized treatment and care options for your pet performed by board-certified specialists. The health and safety of your pet is the focus of our facility. Our veterinary intensive care unit is specifically designed to optimize, and cater to the health issues resulting from a critically ill pet.

Veterinary Intensive Care

In addition to our 24-hour emergency care services, our veterinary specialty center includes an intensive veterinary care unit. We have designed the intensive care unit to cater to critically ill and recovering pets. Your pet’s health and safety are extremely important to us. A member of our veterinary team is constantly monitoring your pet, and the utmost care is given to promote your pet’s comfort and recovery.

Our veterinary team utilizes all of the tools available at our clinic to benefit your pet such as:

In-house laboratory
For the rapid and accurate diagnostic testing
Pain management
Protocols designed to keep your pet comfortable and as pain free as possible
Prescription medication
Trusted pet medications available onsite

Signs of a Potential Pet Emergency

Please seek emergency veterinary care if your pet is experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms of a veterinary emergency including:

  • Accident or trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Pain
  • Poisoning
  • Ingestion of foreign objects
  • Breathing problems
  • Seizures
  • Bloated belly
  • Weakness, unconsciousness
  • Difficulty walking or standing
  • Straining to urinate or defecate
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our veterinary intensive care unit, or you suspect that your pet is experiencing a potential pet emergency. You are also invited to view our intensive care unit on our virtual tour.