Our team uses 3 fully-equipped mobile veterinary health units for on-site and farm-call veterinary care. Each unit is fitted with a range of technologies, equipment and supplies to help our vets provide medical care to large animals, including equine and farm animal patients in routine and critical care situations.
These mobile units also feature refrigeration for the safe transport of medicines, vaccines, tissues and serum samples that require refrigeration.
For emergency services during our regular hospital hours, you are welcome to bring your large animal into our facility for care.
When your horse or other large animal is experiencing an emergency, it's critical that you act both quickly and calmly. Review the information below so that you are prepared if an emergency occurs.
If the veterinary emergency you are experiencing is for a small animal like a cat, or dog, find information about our services for small animal emergencies below. We offer separate kinds of emergency services for large and small animals.
If your large animal is experiencing a veterinary emergency, try to follow the steps below.
Even if you've been our client for years if this is the first time you have contacted us for an emergency for your large animal, you are bound to have questions.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about emergency appointments with our Maury County Veterinary Hospital vets.
Maury County Veterinary Hospital provides on-call 24/7 mobile emergency care for large animals in Columbia, communities across Maury County and beyond. We also handle large animal emergencies at our veterinary hospital in Columbia during our regular business hours.
Please Note: Our mobile emergency service and after-hours veterinary care service is only available for existing clients of Maury County Veterinary Hospital.
If your animal is experiencing a health emergency, call us straight away. A member of our veterinary staff will take your call during our regular business hours and arrange for one of our emergency vets to see your animal either at our state-of-the-art facility or at your location.
For after-hours, holiday and weekend emergency equine care, call our Columbia veterinary hospital immediately. Your call will be answered by an after-hours service and you will be transferred to our on-call veterinarian.
For equine emergencies, please contact:
Tennessee Equine Hospital Main
Call: (615) 591-1232
Address: 1508 Thompson's Station Road West, Thompson's Station, TN 37179
Hours: Available 24/7 for Emergency Cases
For large animal emergencies, please contact:
TennSouth Veterinary Services
Call: (931) 359-7393
Address: 2043 TN-64, Lewisburg, TN 37091
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm, Saturday: 8 am – 12 pm
Our vets are available for on-call emergencies 24/7 thanks to our mobile veterinary units. Our after-hours veterinary services are only available to current clients.
Large animal emergency services are also available at our hospital during our regular business hours:
Physical injuries are relatively common in horses, including sports injuries and the results of curiosity gone awry. Other farm animals, likewise, may get themselves into trouble and sustain serious injuries. Physical injuries should always be seen by one of our veterinarians to help prevent injuries from growing more severe or becoming infected.
Signs of gastrointestinal pain (often referred to as colic) can be an indication of anything from constipation to extremely serious intestinal twists or displacements. If one of your large animals is showing any of the following symptoms call us right away for emergency care:
Other emergencies include:
Our Columbia animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—our caseload is always unpredictable. Call us as soon as possible if your animal is experiencing a medical emergency and we will do everything we can to have one of our skilled veterinarians see your horse as quickly as possible.
Certain veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. If your large animal needs to be hospitalized, our vets will determine the best option for overnight care. In some cases, your horse may be referred to a different location.
At Maury County Veterinary Hospital, we do not provide mobile emergency services for companions other than large animals, however, we can take care of the emergency needs of cats and dogs in our clinic during our regular clinic hours. Emergency Care for Cats & Dogs
Under extreme circumstances, we will help other farm animals who are experiencing signs or symptoms of an emergency. Contact Us
Maury County Veterinary Hospital is always accepting new patients. Our experienced veterinary team is passionate about the health and well-being of animals from across our community. Contact us today to book your first appointment.