our board-certified criticalist

Dr. Christin Reminga is the pack leader of our Emergency & Critical Care Team! Dr. Reminga hails from America’s Heartland—Milwaukee, to be exact. After earning her DVM from the University of Wisconsin, she completed a small animal rotating internship at the renowned Animal Medical Center in Manhattan. Dr. Reminga then joined the Matthew J. Ryan Small Animal Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania as an Emergency & Critical Care Resident, working and learning alongside some of the top critical care specialists in the world! She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care in 2016. Dr. Reminga is passionate about mentoring and collaborating with Team members about advances in emergency and critical care medicine. She strives to enhance clinical proficiency, evidence-based medicine, and communication among Team members and with clients. In her free time, Dr. Reminga enjoys the outdoors and loves to spend time horseback riding, camping, hiking, sailing, and scuba diving. She also plays the violin and is an award-winning figure skater!

why choose AES for your pet’s emergency & critical care needs?

  • New, state-of-the-art facility with pet- and eco-friendly design features, open 24/7/365!
  • Large, specialty-hospital medicine with small, family-owned business client service.
  • Only family-owned (non-corporate) 24-hour specialty hospital remaining on the Eastside.
  • Experienced and dedicated Team of doctors and nurses, including a board-certified critical care specialist and surgeon.
  • We do not hire new graduates, interns, or residents. All of our doctors have at least one year of post-graduate clinical experience at busy specialty hospitals. Several have completed internships, advanced training, and/or have over a decade of experience.
  • Fully-equipped Triage Room to quickly and safely stabilize our most critical patients.
  • Comprehensive, in-house lab and advanced digital imaging equipment for speedy diagnoses and presentation of treatment options.
  • Intensive patient monitoring and care, including ventilator, nutritional, and transfusion support.
  • Temperature, oxygen, and humidity-controlled Intensive Care Suite.
  • Separate cat and dog ICUs with ambient lighting to minimize stress and promote healing.
  • Self-contained Isolation Ward for management of contagious diseases.
  • Close collaboration with you, your family veterinarian, and a network of veterinary specialists to ensure continuity of care.
  • Preferred emergency care provider of many Eastside pet parents, family veterinarians, and animal welfare organizations—trusted since 1980.
  • Personalized client service and compassionate patient care!

sample critical care services

Below is a partial list of AES’s critical care services. Additional services are available. Please call us for the most up-to-date information.

Advanced Patient Monitoring & Support:

Ventilator services Peritoneal dialysis
Nutritional support, including feeding tube management & TPN Temperature-, oxygen-, & humidity-controlled Snyder ICU Suite
Arterial blood pressure monitoring CVP monitoring

Management of Complex Metabolic Disturbances:

Diabetic ketoacidosis Hepatobiliary disease
Hypernatremia IMHA/IMTP
Peritonitis Renal failure/insufficiency

Transfusion Services:

Blood typing Cross-matching
Component therapy Coagulation monitoring

Management of Cardiac & Respiratory Distress:

Tracheostomy tube management Advanced CPR, including open CPR & defibrillator support

Management of Toxicologic Emergencies:

In-house testing for recreational drug exposure Lipid emulsion therapy
Antidotes to specific toxins including 4-MP, Acetylcysteine, Vitamin K1, Antivenin, etc.

Advanced Trauma Management:

Thoracic injuries Stabilization & management of poly-trauma cases
Advanced wound management

Reproductive Emergencies:

Medical & surgical management of dystocia Neonatal intensive care