If you are an existing patients with an emergency during regular business hours, please call us before arriving at the hospital.
If you are an existing patients with an after-hours emergency, or a new patient who has not been to our hospital before, please contact one of the following emergency hospitals.
1632 Raider Way, Leander, TX 78641
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Northwest Austin Veterinary Center.
Northwest Austin Veterinary Center provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
Our Austin animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
With that said, our clinic prides itself on maintaining short wait times and providing same-day appointments for emergency and non-emergency cases whenever possible. We will absolutely do what we can to see you and your pet as quickly as possible.
If for whatever reason we are simply unable to fit an emergency appointment into our schedule, we will recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. We are not able to keep emergency cases after hours, we always refer patients to a nearby emergency clinic for overnight care when necessary,
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own--If we are your regular vet and have to refer you to an emergency hospital, your regular Austin vet will stay in contact with the emergency hospital to ensure your pet receives the highest possible care.
Our emergency veterinarians are experienced in treating the dogs and cats of Austin
Our vets at Northwest Austin Veterinary Center are now accepting new patients! Our friendly vets have years of experience and are passionate about helping cats and dogs in our community. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.