Quick Emergency Care for Your Pet’s Urgent Needs!

Is your pet in a critical situation? At Bramalea Animal Hospital, our expert veterinary team is ready to provide rapid and comprehensive emergency and urgent care.

Immediate Action for Pet Emergencies

When your pet is facing an emergency, every second counts. Here’s what to do to ensure your pet receives the urgent care they need:

Emergencies During Business Hours

We strive to be available for our patients when emergencies arise during our business hours. Here’s when you can reach us:

  • Monday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

After-Hours Emergencies

If your pet experiences an emergency after our regular business hours, we recommend the following local emergency animal hospitals for immediate assistance:

Poison Ingestion

If your pet has ingested a potentially toxic substance, it’s crucial to seek emergency care immediately. We partner with the Pet Poison Helpline, which offers 24/7 assistance for pet poisoning cases. They can provide immediate advice over the phone to help manage the situation until you can get to an emergency facility.

Common Pet Emergencies That Require Urgent Care

Recognizing the signs of a pet emergency can save your pet’s life. Here are some common emergencies that require immediate veterinary attention:

Trauma or Injury

Accidents, falls, or fights causing serious injury.

Breathing Difficulties

Labored breathing, choking, or persistent coughing

Severe Vomiting or Diarrhea

Persistent or bloody vomiting or diarrhea.

Sudden Lameness or Paralysis

Inability to move or sudden limping.

Seizures or Neurological Issues

Sudden aggression, anxiety, or other behavioral changes.

Ingestion of Toxic Substances

Eating or drinking something harmful or poisonous.

Unresponsiveness or Collapse

Sudden collapse or unresponsive behavior.

Severe Allergic Reactions

Swelling, hives, or difficulty breathing following an allergic reaction.

Our Emergency & Urgent Care Services

Emergency Examinations

Rapid and thorough assessments to determine the severity of your pet’s condition.

Advanced Diagnostics

Immediate access to blood work, X-rays, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic tools.

Critical Care Treatments

Administration of medications, fluids, and other treatments to stabilize your pet.

Surgical Interventions

Emergency surgeries for severe injuries or life-threatening conditions.

Pain Management

Effective pain relief to ensure your pet’s comfort during and after treatment.

Follow-Up Care

Continuous monitoring and post-treatment care to support your pet’s recovery.

Veterinarian providing emergency care to a German Shepherd at Bramalea Animal Hospital in Brampton


These FAQs aim to provide helpful information and address common concerns pet owners may have regarding our Emergency & Urgent Care Services. For more specific questions, we encourage you to reach out directly to our veterinary team.

Contact us immediately for urgent care. If possible, call ahead to let us know you are on your way so we can prepare for your pet’s arrival.

If your pet is showing signs of severe distress, injury, or illness, it’s best to err on the side of caution and seek urgent care. Symptoms like difficulty breathing, severe vomiting or diarrhea, unresponsiveness, or major trauma indicate a need for immediate medical attention.

Our veterinarians will perform a rapid and thorough examination, use diagnostic tools to assess your pet’s condition, and provide necessary treatments to stabilize and address the issue.

Many pet insurance plans cover emergency and urgent care services. Check with your insurance provider for specific coverage details.

Many pet insurance plans cover diagnostic tests as part of their wellness or illness coverage. Check with your insurance provider for specific coverage details.

You can reach us by calling our Brampton office. In case of an emergency, please call ahead if possible to inform us of your pet’s condition and estimated arrival time.

Get Immediate Care for Your Pet!

For any emergency, whether during business hours or after, swift action can make a significant difference. Always keep our contact information and that of the emergency hospitals handy to ensure your pet gets the care they need right away. Don’t hesitate—call us immediately or walk in for urgent care. Your pet’s health is our top priority!