Locations MedVet Asheville

Asheville Emergency Vet & Specialty Care

Open 24/7
24/7 ER
24/7 Emergency
677 Brevard Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

24/7 Emergency and Specialty Pet Care Close to Home 

Serving more than 16,000 patients a year, the MedVet Asheville team is a trusted partner in care for family veterinarians and pet lovers in Asheville, Buncombe County, and surrounding communities in North Carolina. We serve as an extension of your family veterinarian by providing advanced emergency and specialty pet care.

Our 24-hour veterinary emergency care is available every day of the year to care for your pet when emergencies arise. When your pet is in critical condition, you can count on our expert team to deliver skillful, compassionate care to help your pet achieve the best possible outcome. If your pet is facing an emergency, you can come directly to our animal hospital – no appointment is needed.


Ophthalmology and Surgery Care You Can Count On 

In addition to emergency animal care, we offer specialty veterinary care to keep your pet in the best health. Our ophthalmology team, led by Dr. Petra Lackner, is extensively trained in diagnosing and treating eye conditions. Our surgery team, led by Dr. MacKenzie Whyte, is dedicated to improving the quality and length of life for pets needing advanced surgical procedures, including soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

Our Leaders

Jacob G. Klos, DVM

Medical Director

Kristin DeSimone, CVT

Hospital Director


What Pet Owners Are Saying

“Everyone has been caring and supportive when we have needed them. The vets have been educational and happy to answer any questions.”
Samantha E.

"Excellent team and service. Everyone is so kind and caring."
Lynne G.

"Very caring team. They took time with explaining what was wrong with my pet. Highly recommend them."
Eva H.

Interested In Joining Our Team?

MedVet Asheville has career opportunities for doctors, specialists, credentialed technicians, clients service representatives, and more! Interested in learning more about our collaborative team of exceptional caregivers and what makes our Asheville hospital a great place to build a dream career? Flip through one of our digital magazines to learn more. If you like what you see, check out our current openings!