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COVID-19 Update: We are open as an essential service.

Our Animal Emergency Centre hospitals are open and here to help. Veterinary care is an essential service and we continue to provide the highest levels of care to our patients. We are taking steps to protect you and our team.

With current coronavirus restrictions in Victoria, vet care remains an essential service and you can travel outside the 5km radius from your home for vet care. You can also travel after curfew hours to visit AEC. If you have a pet emergency please come straight to the hospital, you don’t need an appointment.

We are delivering minimal contact pet care to ensure your safety and that of our team. Please call us on arrival and we will provide further instructions. Please notify us over the phone if you are unwell, self isolating or have been in contact with anyone with coronavirus.

Please understand that there may be increased wait times and new procedures in place, please work with us and remain respectful of our team in these unprecedented times.

Welcome to the Animal Emergency Centre

The Animal Emergency Centres (AECs) provide premier after hours vet care to sick and injured pets with vet hospitals located in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Our purpose is to save pets lives using the highest standards of emergency and critical care medicine and surgery, delivered professionally and compassionately.

The dedicated emergency vets and veterinary nurses of the AEC are highly qualified and skilled in pet emergency and critical care. We will provide you with an honest assessment of your pets condition and will work with you to tailor a plan that is appropriate to your situation. We understand the importance of your pet as a member of the family and will treat them with the up-to-date knowledge, care and compassion we would give our own pets.

Facilities & Services

The AEC pet hospitals are designed to function as an extension of the services already provided by your primary care vet clinic. We will communicate with your family veterinarian to provide comprehensive care of your pet - exceptional 24 hour vet care, 7 days a week.

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