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A medical emergency is an injury or illness that is acute and poses an immediate risk to a pet’s life or long term health. We professionally attend to emergencies whenever the practice is open. We are open every day of the year (except for Christmas Day and Good Friday!).

We are open for any emergency:

Weekdays: 8am – 8pm    ||    Weekends: 9am – 5pm    ||    Public Holidays: 9am – 2pm

State of the art facilities and care

In emergencies we can provide digital x-rays, ultrasound scanning, blood and urine analysis, intravenous fluid pumps, blood transfusion, surgical operations, oxygen therapy and urgent medications from our fully stocked pharmacy.

If your pet needs to stay the night we actively maintain pain relief and patient warmth to keep your pet’s stay comfortable and as stress-free as possible. In the same way that you would visit a sick friend or relative, we encourage family visits for your pet too!


Emergencies we treat:

  • Allergies and swelling
  • Bleeding
  • Bloating
  • Car accident
  • Constipation
  • Coughing
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhoea
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Fainting
  • Heat stroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Itching (uncontrolled)
  • Gastrointestinal obstruction (bones, foreign bodies)
  • Jaundice
  • Loss of appetite
  • Loss of balance or consciousness
  • Pain
  • Poisoning – chocolate, rodenticides (mouse and rat bait), garden pest control products (snail bait), prescription, household cleaners and over the counter or illegal drugs
  • Swollen belly
  • Seizures or fits
  • Trauma
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Whelping (birth) problems
  • Wounds

Other nearby emergency veterinarians

Southern Animal Referral Centre

9532 5261 || 248 Wickham Road, Highett

Pet Emergency & Specialist Centre

9596 3677 || 1103 Dandenong Road, Malvern East

Animal Emergency Centre

9803 8122 || 37 Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley


 Get in touch today to book your pets next appointment