MECAs "Little Free Library"
MECA becomes the first veterinary clinic to adopt a "Little Free Library."
"This is such a wonderful opportunity to promote reading, advocacy for animals and create a community around our mutual love for pets."
~ Dr. Marla Lichtenberger,
Visit the MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation on Facebook.
Animal First Aid & CPR
Sign up for our space-available classes, which enable pet owners to prevent accidents and administer life-saving care, as well as learn disaster preparedness techniques.
The MECA Newsletter
Recent Newsletter topics include:
- Pet Dental Care
- Cats and Asthma
- Dangers of Plastic with Iguanas
- Lyme Disease and Dogs
- Canine Obesity
"Our goal is to work concurrently with your primary veterinarian to help your pet through the recovery of pain, surgery, muscle injuries and other medical issues."
~ Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC
New Service, Pet Therapeutic Massage and Rehabilitation Program Starting June 21st, 2012!
MECA is now working with world-renowned Dr. Pedro Rivera and Michelle Rivera, MT, VDT from the Healing Oasis Wellness Center to introduce a new Therapeutic Massage and Rehabilitation Program for your pets.
News!!! Genesis, a 13-year-old monkey, was suffering from severe health consequences due to acute diabetes. Dr. Lichtenberger treated him while no other vet in Wisconsin would.
MECA Offers Pet Behavior Therapy
Pet behavior tips and advice for dogs and cats, by Animal Behaviorist, Dr. Manette Kohler, DVM.
The MECA team includes:
- Critical Care Team
- Emergency (ER) Team
- Internal Medicine
- Surgical Team
- Receptionists, Management & Staff
- Puppy Socialization
- Canine Noise Phobias
- Mouthing in Puppies
- Feline Social Systems
- Cognitive Disorder Syndrome
About Our Team
The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals and Specialty Services (MECA) is dedicated to providing the highest quality emergency and surgical care to small and exotic animals.
MECA was honored at the West Allis Police Awards Ceremony for Civilian Community Service due to its continued support and generous contributions to the West Allis Police Department's K9 Unit.
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MECA hosted its first "MECA Vest a K-9 Fest" to raise awareness and much needed funds to vest Wisconsin’s police dogs with bullet and stab-proof vests on July 14th, 2012, with the support of Milwaukee Brewers Cody Ransom, Mat Gamel and Martin Maldonado.
Click here to read more about the exciting and successful event.
Dr. Lichtenberger's MECA Foundation along with the Stan Lee Kass K-9 Fund donate $14,000 to Greendale for a new police dog. - Brewer Martin Maldonado announces he will attend the 2nd annual MECA VEST A K-9 FEST on July 20th See full story here:
24-Hour Emergency Animal Hospital – critical care veterinarian clinic offering exceptional animal care. Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) specializes in 24-hour pet care services and surgical procedures. Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals is Milwaukee’s emergency vet and small pet hospital, located at: 3670 South 108th Street, Greenfield, Wisconsin, 53228
Phone: 414-543-PETS (7387)
24-Hour ER Veterinary Animal Hospital Milwaukee
Thanks to Dr. Marla Lichtenberger and the dedicated staff of the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals, Sye was given the vital surgery required to mend his leg and pelvis. Today, Sye is doing exceptionally well and is now on the road to a full recovery!
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In partnership with FOX Sports Network (FSN), Dr. Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC and The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals hosted another successful event for the MECA Foundation this past July 20th 2013.
Read the full story here!
In partnership with FOX Sports Network (FSN), Dr. Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC and The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals hosted another successful event for the MECA Foundation this past July 20th, 2013.
Read the full story here!
Dr. Marla Lichtenberger was invited to speak at the first National Veterinary Conference in Russia, where she was awarded the presented with the Distinguished Lecturer award. The conference was a four day symposium featuring seven foreign guest speakers from various countries around the world.
Read about it here!
You can make a difference in the life of a homeless animal this holiday while giving the gift of "kindness." Join MECA and the participating animal shelters in
MECA's Angels for Animals campaign.
Find out more here!
Thanks to Dr. Lichtenberger, the newest K-9 member of the Mount Pleasant Police Department, a German Shepherd/ Belgian Malinois mix named Brutus, will be serving and protecting a little safer thanks to the generosity of The MECA Foundation. Read about it here!
Doug is a 14-month-old (non neutered) male Pitbull pup that came into MECA with a broken leg. Doug was hit by a car on a farm and was brought in by his owner who then signed him over to The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals because he could not afford any of his medical care/treatments. Learn more about Doug's story here!