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Emergency & Urgent Care

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle urgent care situations your pet has. Usually, an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet’s life. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency. Note: There are some emergency situations where we will advise you to go straight to the ER if your pet's situation warrants it. 

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to “squeeze” you in between scheduled appointments if we are able and staffed appropriately. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

For after-hours emergencies, please visit one of the recommended emergency hospitals below.

After-Hour Emergency Care Facilities

Download the Emergency Care Facilities (PDF) here.

We recommend you call the clinic of your choice prior to your arrival.
Patients at the emergency clinics are treated according to their injury, not first come-first served.

*Times listed below are from Aurora Veterinary Clinic*

VCA Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists
4760 Richmond Rd
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

(216) 831-6789
24 min drive

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital - CLEVELAND
734 Alpha Drive
Highland Heights, OH 44143

(330) 666-2976
30 min drive

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital - AKRON
1053 S. Cleveland, Massillon Rd.
Akron, OH 44321

(330) 666-2976
40 min drive

MedVet Cleveland West
20400 Emerald Pkwy
Cleveland, OH 44135

(216) 362-6000
40 min drive