For Referring Veterinarians


Refer a Patient

If this is an emergency, please call the Small Animal Teaching Hospital at 979.845.2351, or the Large Animal Teaching Hospital at 979.845.3541, and speak with a staff member. DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE.

See the emergency criteria at the bottom of this page to know what conditions are considered an emergency.

Option 1: Complete the Online Client/Patient Referral Form.

Option 2: Download, complete, and email the fillable PDF Client/Patient Referral Form along with all medical records and diagnostic images to

Option 3: Use the Referring Veterinarian Portal.

Update Your Practice’s Information

Option 1: Complete the Online Referring Practice Update Form.

Option 2: Download, complete, and email the fillable PDF Referring Practice Update Form to

Referral Questions or Concerns?

Please contact us!

Wendy Greathouse | Referral Coordinator
Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
4457 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-4457

Tel: 979.845.2351 | Email:

Radiographic Interpretation

Radiographic interpretation services are provided during normal weekday business hours.
No after-hours, weekend or STAT radiographic interpretation is currently available.
It is strongly recommended that all images are submitted in the original DICOM format.

Submit images and a completed request form (below) via email to:

Other VMTH Contacts & Information

Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH)

SATH Emergency Criteria

Patients with the following conditions are considered an emergency in the SATH. We suggest you call 979.845.2351 and speak with someone to refer any patient meeting these criteria.

  • Difficulties breathing or shortness of breath
  • Collapse
  • White, pale, blue, or purple gums
  • Altered mentation
  • Actively seizing, seizure longer than two to three minutes, or more than one seizure in 24 hours
  • Distended abdomen/belly, bloated appearance
  • Retching or unproductive vomiting, bloody vomit
  • Burns
  • Pain
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Straining to urinate
  • Attacked by animal
  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Trauma (Hit by car/gator/golf cart/train, stepped on, dropped, fell from balcony/bed)
  • Acute fractures (1-3 days old)
  • Profuse or bloody diarrhea
  • A pregnant animal in active labor with more than 2 hours between puppies or green vaginal discharge
  • Acute, traumatic luxation
  • Toxicities & Overdoses:
    Clients with concerns about accidental medication administration or potential overdose for their animal should contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Hotline at 888.426.4435.
    (NOTE: All established or non-established clients should be encouraged to contact ASPCA, as this will be the Emergency/Critical Care Service’s first recommendation in these cases, and the charge for a client consultation is less than if a hospital consultation.)

Large Animal Teaching Hospital (LATH)