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Pet Owners

When you choose Overland Park Veterinary Emergency and Specialty, you're choosing the expertise of board-certified veterinarians and highly experienced technical staff. Our team is available 24/7 to care for your pet with the highest quality of specialty, emergency, and critical care in Overland Park, KS. We are an extension of your veterinary care family and we proudly offer a wide range of specialty and emergency care, from minor wound repairs to advanced surgeries and everything in between.

Pet Emergencies

If your pet becomes ill or sustains an injury during the day, you can bring your pet directly to us or go first to your family veterinarian. Your veterinarian may recommend you bring your pet us, depending on the severity of your pet's injury or illness. In such cases, we will care for your pet on an emergency basis and collaborate with your family veterinarian to ensure that your pet receives the best, most individualized care our hospital has to offer.

Veterinary Specialty Referrals

If your pet is referred to our hospital for specialty care, please bring the following to your appointment, if possible:

  • A completed New Client Information Sheet

  • A summary of your pet’s condition from your referring veterinarian

  • A copy of current laboratory reports or blood work

  • A copy of any biopsy reports

  • A copy of radiographs/ultrasounds

  • A list of all medication that you are currently giving your pet

  • A list of current and previous major health problems

  • Any pertinent information from your current veterinarian, or any previous veterinarian, that is relevant to the current problem

  • If diagnostic testing or surgery (including endoscopy or ultrasound) is a consideration, food should be withheld after 9:00 p.m. on the evening prior to your scheduled appointment.