Award-Winning Facility

Veterinary Specialty
& Emergency Center

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Safe and Painless Procedures

Providing the Very Best Outcome for Your Pet
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Compassion, expertise, and advanced technology are key elements in providing the care your pet needs

Passion to Care, Mission to Cure

Early Referral is Key to Early Diagnosis and Treatment
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24/7. 365. Always Available For Your Family

What We Do

  • Neurology

    Neurology

    Our specialty team has the advanced training, experience, skill and state-of-the-art in-house...

  • Neurosurgery

    Neurosurgery

    Our specialty team has the advanced training, experience, skill and state-of-the-art in-house...

  • Emergency & Critical Care

    Emergency & Critical Care

    Our emergency and critical care unit offers: Fully equipped in-house laboratory analysis –...

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine

      How Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Work? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a safe and painless...

  • Minimally Invasive Procedures

    Minimally Invasive Procedures

      In minimally invasive procedures, the doctor makes one or more incisions, each about a half-inch long,...

  • Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation

      When do pets need rehabilitation? Rehabilitation for animals is the equivalent of physical therapy...

  • Animal Advanced Imaging

    Animal Advanced Imaging

    CriticalVetCare is home to the FIRST in house veterinary MRI on the entire Gulf Coast of Florida....

Who We Are

Our Mission

Our mission is to combine the latest state-of-the-art medical technology with the skill and knowledge of highly trained, caring veterinary professionals and provide comprehensive medical services to your family companion. Our caring and knowledgeable team pledges our commitment to provide excellent client service and to promote continuing education to the veterinary medical community. We partner with your veterinarian and with the community to ensure that when your family requires specialty and urgent care, CriticalVetCare is there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to be here for you and your pet. Read More.

Dr. Anne Chauvet
DVM, DACVIM, Neurology

certified by ACVIM in Neurosurgery and certified for Cervical Disc Arthroplasty procedure.

With Dr. Anne Chauvet at the helm, CriticalVetCare offers the best pet care to the Sarasota area. Dr. Chauvet is one of less than 250 neurology diplomats in the U.S., has been involved in gene therapy research for brain cancer, has developed a neurology and neurosurgery course that is widely used for veterinary neurologist, and has been published numerous time in veterinary and human medical journals alike. Read More.

Dr. James Brenneman
DVM, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. James Brenneman graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975. Experienced in exotic pet medicine including avian, reptiles, injured wildlife, and pocket pets, Brenneman also has an interest in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine and is eligible for acupuncture certification. Read More.

Dr. Lara de Courtivron
VMD, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Lara de Courtivron held sev­eral posi­tions in busi­ness, but was reminded of her true pas­sion when she adopted a stray Chi­huahua mix named Dex­ter off the streets of Miami. When she turned 30, she moved to Boston, MA, where she took post-baccalaureate pre-medical courses at Tufts Uni­ver­sity and UMass Boston, while work­ing as a vet­eri­nary tech­ni­cian at a small ani­mal hos­pi­tal. She then attended the Uni­ver­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia School of Vet­eri­nary Med­i­cine in Philadel­phia, PA. Read More.

Dr. Ryan Beverly
DVM, BA

Dr. Ryan T. Beverly graduated from UC Berkeley in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology focused in Mammalian Physiology. He spent the next 3 years working in the Austin, TX area as a veterinary technician, where he found his passion for emergency medicine and inspiration to become a veterinarian. At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, he served as Class Representative and Student Body President for both the Student Government Association and the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Read More.

Latest News

Topic of the Week: Diet and Kidney Disease
When you go to your vet, it is likely that the following tests will be recommended and done after a thorough examination. Usually they are done one at a time, and progress to the next one as needed. Blood work - looking for anemia, infection, electrolyte problems, liver and kidney disease, pancreatitis, endocrine problems Radiographs or X-rays of the chest to evaluate the heart and the lungs -...
Topic of the Week: Weakness
Weakness - What could be wrong? Heart problems Lung problems Anemia - not enough red blood cells Infections Cancer Bleeding Low blood sugar = hypoglycemia Electrolyte problems Endocrine problems Lameness due to arthritis, infection or immune problem Neurological problems: back injury, neck pain, muscle and nerve problems Kidney disease that is advanced Liver disease Dehydration ...
Disk Disease and Your Pet
Source from www.vin.com Intervertebral Disk Disease March 17, 2011 (published) Wendy Brooks What is a Disk? Most people are aware that the backbone is not just one long, tubular bone. The backbone (or spine) is actually made of numerous smaller bones called vertebrae that house and protect the spinal cord. The numerous vertebrae that make up the spine allow for flexibility of the back. The verteb...
Foreign Body in Your Pet
Source: Vet Talk X-rays are Black and White but they aren’t Black and White June 8, 2015 (published) Tony Johnson, DVM, ACVECC Photo by Dr. Teri Ann Oursler We all need to expand our minds a little. I’m not talking 60s-style mind alteration, complete with flower stickers and creative pharmacotherapy. I’m talking about our tolerance for uncertainty. Specifically, I’m talking about our faith in m...
Allergic Reactions in Dogs - What to Do
Any insect or spider can cause problems if they bite or sting your pet. A bite or sting can cause swelling, redness, and itching. Some animals can have an allergic reaction to a sting or bite that may result in mild hives, facial swelling, vomiting, difficulty breathing or even collapse. What to Do: If the stinger can be found, scrape it out with a credit card or other stiff material. Alternat...

About CriticalVetCare

Our mission is to combine the latest state-of-the-art medical technology with the skill and knowledge of highly trained, caring veterinary professionals and provide comprehensive medical services to your family companion.

CriticalVetCare is there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to be here for you and your pet.

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