Emergency Medicine and Critical Care

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital provides emergency and critical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Even if LSU is officially closed for holidays or disasters like hurricanes, our hospital remains open to provide emergency care for animals. 

We have two board-certified emergency and critical care specialists, as well as three residents. We accept emergency cases at any time of the day or night. It's always best to call before departing or on the way to the hospital if it is safe for you to do so.

Please call 225-578-9600 for pets and exotics or 225-578-9500 for horses and food animals.