The veterinarians at our Crossville, TN location are available for pet emergency services 24/7. You can reach our Crossville office at 931-459-2006.

We understand that an emergency, whether it’s a minor injury or a critical condition, is a stressful time for you and your pet. At Best Friends Veterinary Hospital, we’re prepared to help you through any medical crisis with our qualified veterinary team of emergency doctors, experienced nursing and support staff—available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We will monitor your pet’s condition around the clock, modifying treatments as needed to better care for your best friend.


In a pet emergency situation, every minute counts. We recommend calling us in advance or en route so our team can be prepared for your pet’s arrival. Our hospital is always open and staffed for pet emergencies. We provide emergency services for walk-ins, as well as referrals from your local veterinarians.

Available Emergency Pet Services

After your pet is examined and evaluated, our emergency staff will discuss a treatment plan with you and provide an estimate for the cost of the care. Depending on the situation, we may recommend that your pet be treated as an outpatient or be hospitalized for ongoing care, but we will consult closely with you to determine the best course of action. 

How to Determine a Pet Emergency

The following are pet emergencies and require immediate medical attention:

• Chocolate
• Rat Poison (e.g. D-con)
• Prescription, over-the-counter or illegal drugs (BRING THE CONTAINER WITH YOU)
• Artificial sweeteners (e.g. xylitol)
• Nicotine
• Household Cleaners
• Antifreeze
• Certain household plants (e.g. Easter lilies)

If your pet is experiencing any of the above symptoms,

call the Best Friends Pet Emergency Team at