Mon – Fri 7:30am – 5:30pm
Sat: 8 AM – 10 AM (Boarding and food/prescription pickup ONLY)


Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital Emergency Contacts

Our Experienced Staff Can Help In An Emergency!

No one expects a pet emergency, but emergencies do happen. When a pet emergency occurs, the experienced veterinary staff at Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital is here to meet your pet’s urgent care needs. We are ready and willing to care for patients on an emergency or urgent care basis during our regular business hours. Call us! (480) 893-0533

We are equipped to perform a wide range of diagnostics to efficiently diagnose and treat serious conditions such as:

  • Respiratory and cardiac disease
  • Acute vomiting and diarrhea
  • Foreign body ingestion
  • Toxicities
  • Allergic reactions
  • Trauma

Please CALL us for emergencies, rather than email. We are not able to diagnose or recommend treatment without an exam.

Mon - Fri 7:30am - 5:30pm
Sat: 8 AM – 10 AM (Boarding and food/prescription pickup ONLY)

AVECCC Emergency

(480) 497-0222
86 W. Juniper Ave Suite 1, Gilbert AZ


(480) 898-0001

1648 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa AZ

Veterinary Emergency Group

(480) 847-2570

7210 West Ray Rd. Chandler, AZ 85226

Is it an Emergency?

Thankfully, most of your pet’s medical issues will not be emergencies. However, your pet may be experiencing a health issue that needs to be seen on an immediate basis. Call us immediately if you observe any of the following signs of health concerns and/or if your pet is injured.

Signs of some common pet health conditions that require immediate veterinary attention:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Seizure activity
  • Inability to urinate or defecate
  • Bleeding that does not stop from any part of the body
  • Inability to deliver puppies or kittens
  • Severe hives or severe itching
  • Vomiting or diarrhea with blood
  • Inflammation, swelling, or other irritation to the eye(s)
  • Bloated, distended, swollen, or painful abdomen
  • Lameness or non-weight bearing on any limb
  • Prolonged vomiting or diarrhea
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pain
  • Loss of balance
  • Dilated pupils
  • Paralysis
  • Ingestion of poison or foreign material
  • Collapsed/Loss of Consciousness
  • Violent episodes of vomiting or diarrhea
  • Staggering, stumbling, head-tilted, sudden blindness
  • Rapid heartbeat (in general > 160 for dogs & > 200 for cats)