Emergency and Critical Care

24/7 Emergency Care

Access to swift and skilled emergency care for life-threatening illnesses and injuries is paramount. Our highly trained emergency personnel are available around the clock.

We offer:

  • Cutting-edge diagnostic procedures using state-of-the-art modalities
  • Compassionate emergency doctors, licensed technicians, and a responsive client service team
  • Access to a comprehensive array of board-certified specialists
  • Open and timely communication with referring veterinarians
  • Convenient transport of patients to VMC-Columbus provides access to specialty care services not available at Dublin

Our premier standing in innovative veterinary medical research and training ensures the best possible services are always available to your patients.

From overnight monitoring to emergency treatment, or hospitalization and intensive care, consider Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center-Dublin your emergenc care department.


  • Sarah Erwin, DVM

Dr. Sarah Erwin is a 2008 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she worked in a small animal general practice and emergency clinic in Columbus. Prior to joining the Ohio State VMC at Dublin, she practiced at an emergency clinic in Dayton, Ohio. In addition to emergency and critical care, she also has a special interest in cardiology.

  • Leigh Fenderbosch, DVM

Dr. Leigh Fenderbosch is also a 2008 graduate of Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Most recently, she has been practicing at an emergency practice in Dayton. Her main interests lie in emergency medicine and surgery.

  • Megan Stadler, DVM

Dr. Megan Stadler received undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and her DVM from Ohio State in 2012. Since then she has worked at a 24-hour emergency practice in the Cincinnati area. Her professional interests also include soft tissue surgery and internal medicine.

  • Traci Patnode, DVM

Dr. Traci Patnode is originally from Upstate New York. She received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Animal Science from the University of Vermont and her DVM from Ohio State. After graduation, she moved from Ohio to Maine and practiced both small/companion animal medicine and emergency medicine.

  • Melissa A. DeLauter, DVM

Dr. Melissa A. DeLauter, is a 2008 graduate of The Ohio State University    College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. DeLauter was previously an associate veterinarian in a multi-doctor, small animal practice in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Her clinical skills include digital radiography, laser surgery, therapeutic laser, in-house laboratory, and dental radiography.


  • Bethany Kinner, RVT, Emergency Service Coordinator
  • Crystal Buess, RVT
  • Joanne Fleming, RVT, Practice Manager
  • Tarrah Johnson, RVT
  • Nichole Martovitz, RVT-VTS (ECC)
  • Madison Middleton, RVT
  • Stephanie Monson, RVT

Veterinary Assistants

  • Morgan Bowling
  • Kelsey Mann
  • Chelsea Saunders

Student Employees

  • Mariana Fernandez
  • Jocelyn Gimore
  • Rachael Humke
  • Gabriella Perez