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We’re State of the Art

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque and Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of Santa Fe are state of the art veterinary hospitals that provide emergency care for injured and sick dogs and cats as well as specialty medical and surgical treatment by skilled doctors on a referral basis. VESC has doctors highly trained in surgery, critical care, internal medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, animal behavior, and acupuncture.

Mission Statement

The goal of Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Centers  is to be the premier veterinary emergency and specialty facility in the desert southwest. We are committed to providing comprehensive, high quality veterinary emergency and specialty care with emphasis on exceptional client service and superior patient care. The Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Centers strive to deliver the most compassionate and professional environment that veterinary medicine can offer.

Dash: Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death

The Dion’s ten year old Boston Terrier Dash became acutely lethargic one night in early May, and his behavior was alarming enough to prompt him being brought to VESCNM’s ER. Once there, baseline testing included labwork and x-rays were unremarkable, but he was admitted for observation and support. He was given some basic Read more ›

Saturday Sessions

Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Centers of New Mexico will be transitioning from our yearly Weekend with the Specialists conference to Saturday Sessions. This will be an in-house bimonthly continuing education presentation, right here in our ABQ conference room for local veterinarians and technical staff. Our first Saturday session is scheduled for: January 14, Read more ›

An update from VESCNM!

VESCNM has some very exciting news! One of our emergency doctors, Dr. Kendra Freeman is now our Surgical Fellow. Dr. Freeman is a New Mexico native and joined VESCNM in 2015 as an associate veterinarian in our emergency department. Under the guidance of Peter Schwarz, DVM, DACVS and the specialists at VESCNM. Dr. Read more ›


Welcome to our new, updated website! We hope you will find the new look easy to navigate, as well as informative. We’ve created this website for both of our hospital’s beautiful locations- in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM. For our clients, you can now fill out your intake form ahead of time to make Read more ›
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    VESCNM’s Canned Food Drive

    All much needed items from the canned food drive will be donated to the wonderful people at the Roadrunner Food Bank. Kick off the holiday season helping our community!

    November 11, 2016
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