emergency vet oak creek, glendale and port washington, wi

Emergency Vet

Oak Creek, WI, Glendale, WI, Port Washington, WI

Reserve Your Spot

Expect us to be there for the unexpected. With three hospitals in Southeastern Wisconsin, take comfort in knowing Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our board-certified emergency and critical care specialists, emergency vets, and technical team members are ready to care for your ill or injured pet in Oak Creek, WI, Glendale, WI and Port Washington, WI. Lakeshore's Glendale hospital is proud to be the first Level I VECCS-Certified Emergency and Critical Care Facility in the country. Lakeshore provides sophisticated patient care, including experienced critical care specialists who oversee care in our state-of-the-art intensive care unit.

Please call us in Oak Creek at (414) 761-6333, Glendale at (414) 540-6710 or Port Washington at (262) 268-7800, or come in if you have urgent concerns about your pet or if your pet is experiencing any of these emergency vet care conditions that may require immediate care:

  • Abnormal behavior or loss of consciousness
  • Abnormal urination
  • Bleeding
  • Breathing issues
  • Decompensation of a chronic condition
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Infections and abscesses
  • Organ disease or failure
  • Pain
  • Pale gums
  • Prolonged or repeated seizures
  • Red eyes
  • Toxin ingestion
  • Trauma
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Weakness or lethargy

Our emergency vet clinic facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostics and therapeutics, employing the latest and proven techniques for critically ill or injured pets, enduring the best care for your pets.

  • Advanced imaging including digital radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI
  • Comprehensive monitoring systems such as blood pressure monitoring ECG, pulse oximetry
  • Emergency surgeries
  • Endoscopy
  • In-house STAT lab services
  • Multimodal pain control including local and regional anesthesia, laser, and acupuncture
  • Nutritional support
  • Respiratory care including therapeutic ventilation, oxygen therapy, and tracheal stenting
  • Resuscitation
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Wound management
Pre-Register Your Pet!

Be prepared when an emergency strikes! Pre-register your pet with Lakeshore today!

Lakeshore Partnerships

Lakeshore is a proud partner and leader in veterinary emergency and critical care. Click on the links below to learn more about our partnerships and certifications.

Lakeshore was the first in the country to be recognized as a Level I Emergency and Critical Care Facility by the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society.Lakeshore is recognized as an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care provisional trauma center.The RECOVER Initiative is the internationally recognized authority in veterinary CPR. Lakeshore has RECOVER CPR Certified Instructors on staff who certify veterinary personnel and pet owners in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS). Lakeshore is proud to have a number of staff members certified in RECOVER CPR.


  • Elke Rudloff
    Emergency & Critical Care
    Residency and Intern Supervisor, Clinical Specialist
  • Armi Pigott
    Emergency & Critical Care
    Residency and Intern Supervisor, Clinical Specialist
  • Andrew Linklater
    Emergency & Critical Care
    Residency and Intern Supervisor, Clinical Specialist
  • Tori Miller
    Emergency & Critical Care