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“I cannot say enough wonderful words about this place. We had to go twice, this past weekend being our first overnight stay. Nothing was done that shouldn’t have been or the team felt was unnecessary. My kitty is stable and is going to be around for a few more.”

– Jamie F

“Our cat Peezee was referred by Banfield because his liver function was abnormal. Animal Emergency has been great to him and us! We could not have been blessed with a better place for him!”

– Mike B

“AWESOME!!! Dr. Wong and his staff are excellent… They cared for my dog like family… Surgery came out just as it was explained to me… Thank you.”

– James R

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We’re Animal Emergency & Specialty Center Chattanooga, and we help referring veterinarians while providing emergency care to our animal patients.

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Animal Emergency & Specialty Center uses state-of-the-art medical technology and equipment. We have an on-site CT scanner, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, complete lab, radiation therapy system, fully-equipped surgical suites, and much more.

If a veterinarian needs a specialist’s help with a patient case, we have the resources to support your case. Trusted by veterinarians and pet owners throughout Tennessee and neighboring states, we’re open 24/7 for walk-ins and immediate referrals.

When it comes to caring for pets, we recognize that time is of the essence. No matter the time of day, our hospital always has an on-site critical care veterinarian, support by a full support team, to provide veterinarians and pet owners any necessary support for pets in need of care.

We’re committed to providing the best in animal care.

Our hospital is a cohesive group of experts that values teamwork and client experience. Our veterinarians are board certified, with advanced experience and training a variety of areas: emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery, and oncology. 

Referring veterinarians can trust our work.

We take referrals seriously. When a neighborhood veterinarian seeks our help with a patient, we do everything in our power to provide the best quality of care—from initial diagnosis to treatment with follow-up communication.

Beyond our medical care, we take pride in providing an exceptional experience for veterinarians, pet owners, and pets alike. Our staff has been recognized for compassion and efficiency, which is an essential part of the experience we provide here at our hospital. 

To assist with providing exceptional care, we use state-of-the-art medical technology and equipment, including an on-site CT scanner, digital X-ray, ultrasound, and endoscopy. Our fully-equipped surgical suites facilitate efficient and effective procedures for our patients.

We’re here anytime, day or night, to help care for your patients and pets. If you’d like to learn more about our hospital, contact us.



We want to make you and your pet’s visit convenient and enjoyable. You may expedite the registration process by downloading the new patient registration form and bringing it with you. While you visit, take advantage of the comfortable seating and free guest Wi-Fi in our waiting area.

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We require a deposit before initiating treatment, and payment is required when services are rendered. Accepted payment methods include cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. You may download our credit card authorization form and bring it with you to your visit.

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Visitation Policy

We fully recognize and support pet owners’ need to visit pets while under our care, which is why we offer an open-door policy for all pet owners.

We recommend calling ahead of your visit so we can advise on the optimal time to arrive.

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