Welcome to Calumet Emergency Veterinary Clinic
Your Emergency Veterinarian in Schererville IN

Call us at (219) 865-0970

At Calumet Emergency Veterinary Clinic, our mission is to provide the highest quality of emergency veterinary care for your pet. We understand that a medical emergency can be a stressful situation and requires immediate attention. Even a relatively small matter may seem significant to you and would benefit from an evaluation by our veterinarian rather than waiting. That is why we are here to help.

Our capable staff is committed to providing the highest quality of care, and is equipped with the tools necessary to perform the diagnostics and treatment procedures your pet may need.

Is It An Emergency?

We are experienced in treating all types of pet emergencies, including:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Injuries/Trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Paralysis
  • Labor and delivery problems
  • Heatstroke

Our services include:

  • Complete medical problem examination
  • Offer Post-Operative observation on referred patients
  • Full In-house diagnostic laboratory, including cortisol, T4, TSH (results within 90 minutes)
  • Partnered with outside diagnostic labs for special testing (biopsies, cultures, etc.)
  • Intraocular Pressure Testing for Glaucoma (TonoPen)
  • Blood Pressure measurement, Oscillometric & Doppler
  • Digital radiology including consultation from a board-certified radiologist
  • Diagnostic imaging/ultrasound
  • Gas and injectable anesthesia
  • Surgical suite for emergency surgeries including Surgi-vet surgical monitor
  • Transfusion medicine; on-site blood donors and plasma
  • Oxygen in-hospital and portable units
  • Critical Care/ICU care including a Snyder Oxygen unit with special warming devices
  • Neonatal care
  • Isolation suite

Emergency Care for the Pets of Northwest Indiana including: Schererville, Dyer, Merrillville, Hammond, Crown Point, Hobart, Griffith, Munster and St. John, IN & Lansing, IL

Dr. Pete Gaveras
Schererville Emergency Veterinarian | Calumet Emergency Veterinary Clinic | (219) 865-0970

150 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN 46375

Calumet Emergency
Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Pete Gaveras | (219) 865-0970
150 W Lincoln Hwy Schererville, IN 46375

Calumet Emergency Veterinary Clinic offers high quality emergency and critical veterinary care to the cats and dogs of Schererville, Merrillville, Crown Point, Hammond and the surrounding areas of Northwest Indiana.
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  • "We have benefited tremendously from the care my pet received from Dr. Pete Gaveras."
    Jen D./Schererville, IN
  • "Awesome Service"
  • "Great Doctor and Staff !!! 5 star!!!"
    Eva J.

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