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Overnight Monitoring for Referring Veterinary Patients

We launched NPVEC Overnight Monitoring specifically with the needs of the veterinary community and pet owners in mind. Your feedback helped us tailor the program to better serve you, your clients, and your patients.

NPVEC Overnight Monitoring


NPVEC Overnight Monitoring package is $390 and includes exam, 12-hour block in our hospital with fluid management (fluids supplied by the referring veterinarian), pain management—antibiotics (up to 4 injections) or oral medications as prescribed by the referring veterinarian (if indicated) and PCV/TS (if necessary).


  • Patient must be stable with no major electrolyte or blood glucose derangements

  • Minimal blood work (including electrolytes as a bare minimum) checked by referring DVM within 8–12 hours of presentation

  • IV catheter placement and treatments should be initiated at the referring clinic prior to transfer

  • IV fluids should be supplied by the referring veterinarian


  • Patient requires additional blood work outside of PCV/TS

  • Patient requires additional diagnostics such as ECG, radiographs, or ultrasound

  • Medical condition of patient becomes less stable

  • Need for oxygen, vasopressor or excessive nursing care

Treatments included in this package:

  • Fluids and additives as started by the referring DVM

  • Medication administration at the same doses and routes of administration as prescribed by referring DVM

  • Rewarming

  • PCV/TS one time during 12 hour period

  • Monitoring/Observation

  • TLC

Treatments not included in this package:

  • Continuous ECG monitoring

  • Oxygen therapy

  • Blood products


  • Or other diagnostics or interventions if the patient becomes unstable

Medications dispensed by NPVEC for home use are an additional fee and are not included in the price of the overnight monitoring package. Any additional testing or treatments to patients can be provided at an additional charge.

If you would like to transfer a patient please call us at (650) 348-2575 to discuss the transfer with our doctor on duty.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us (650) 348-2575 or email [email protected].