Small Animal Hospital
Patient Receiving : 540-231-4621
Hospital FAX : 540-231-9354
Small Animal Referrals
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
VA-MD Vet Med, Virginia Tech
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Small Animal Intensive Care

The Small Animal Intensive Care Unit (ICU) provides 24 hour care to critical patients who may be: ICU

  • Medical or surgical cases referred by private practitioners or
  • Local animals with emergency illnesses or trauma

Patients may be placed in ICU for treatment as simple as requiring eyedrops every hour, to minute-to-minute observations. Extensive monitoring equipment and life support measures, such as IV fluids, heart monitors, and ventilators, are used to assist clinicians in the care of these patients.

The ICU is staffed by Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVT) and fourth year veterinary students who assist primary care veterinarians in managing emergencies ranging from seizures to cardiac and respiratory arrest.

The ICU operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

View the ICU Photographic Tour.

Intensive Care Unit Personnel

Scylenea Alley, LVT
Melissa Corley, LVT
Robin Lester, LVT
Mary Lickliter, LVT
Andrea Collins, LVT, VTS(ECC), Manager
Carla Notario, LVT, VTS (Medicine)
Jennifer Stanley, LVT
Ryanne Brown, LVT
Amy Alexander, LVT