Emergency Vet Hospital Adelaide
Location and Opening Hours
We are located at 301 Magill Road in Trinity Gardens, SA and welcome patients from across Adelaide.
Open 7 Days Until Midnight:
Mon - Sat: 8am - 12am
Sun & public holidays: 9am - 12am
For emergency consultations, contact us now on 8169 9777.
AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens: After Hours Emergency Vet in Adelaide
At AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, we provide high quality emergency and after hours vet services for pets across Adelaide. Open for emergencies until midnight daily, our qualified and experienced veterinary team treats pets presenting with a range of conditions, symptoms and injuries.
We understand that emergencies are particularly stressful when it comes to your pet, so we act fast to protect and enhance your pet’s health and wellbeing. For added peace of mind, we’re an ASAV Accredited Hospital of Excellence recognised for our state-of-the-art facilities and high standard of veterinary services.
Visit our emergency vet in Adelaide for high standards of care, treatment and support.
Contact Our Emergency Department If Your Pet Shows These Signs:
Always call us if you are unsure, but some situations that may indicate an emergency include:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Abdominal bloating
- Changes to breathing (faster breathing, breathing harder, panting excessively)
- Distress or drooling after eating a bone or other object
- Eating a fishhook or anything not meant to be ingested
- Excessive coughing, vomiting or diarrhoea
- Fatigue causing pet to collapse
- Paralysis or inability to move normally
- Overheating / heat stroke
- Straining to urinate or defaecate
- Urinating blood
- Any condition causing excessive painAnimal Altercations (dog or cat fight)
- Snake bites (including interaction with snakes, sudden collapse and/or progressive paralysis
- Ingestion of poisons (rat bait, snail pellets, human medication, chocolate, nuts + more)
Here are some basic first aid tips you can try if your pet is in need of help.
After Hours Emergency Services: What We Do
Open for emergency consultations and walk-ins until 12am, our after-hours emergency vet service treats and cares for small animals requiring urgent attention. If your pet has been involved in an accident, has suffered an injury or appears to be in pain or discomfort, contact us immediately for further advice or bring your pet in for an emergency consultation.
Please note that our after-hours service is for emergency vet services only. We reserve our after-hours and Sunday consultations for pets that must be seen immediately due to illness, accident or injury. This ensures that our veterinary team sees pets with the most pressing issues quickly.
For clients requesting routine services after hours, including vaccinations, microchipping, nail trimming and other general services, additional after-hours fees will apply.
How to Make an After-Hours Appointment
If you need an emergency after hours appointment, please contact us to schedule a suitable time. We will endeavour to schedule your pet in for an appointment with one of our veterinary staff as soon as possible.
For pets requiring immediate care and treatment, walk-ins are welcome. If your pet is presenting with life threatening symptoms, they will be seen immediately by one of our veterinary team members with or without an existing appointment. Otherwise, patients are booked in as soon as possible and are triaged by our qualified nurses.
For treatment on Sundays, we have an on-call vet who will travel to the clinic to treat your pet. Please be aware that the on-call vet will endeavour to travel to the clinic as fast as possible, however, some waiting time may be required due to external circumstances.
Emergency Vet Services and Advice: What to Expect
When you visit our emergency vet, you’ll be welcomed and quickly attended to by our qualified veterinary and nursing team. Offering emergency consultations until midnight, we’re able to provide your pet with high quality treatment and care for a wide range of illnesses, signs and injuries. Our hospital is staffed by qualified and experienced nurses until midnight for emergency consultations and for care and monitoring of in-hospital patients.
Once admitted, we will conduct a thorough examination and evaluation of your pet. This allows us to establish a potential diagnose of your pet quickly and accurately. We then begin treatment or offer alternative solutions once agreed upon with you. Throughout the entire process, you will be consulted to ensure that you are satisfied with all treatment options and solutions offered to your pet.
For critical patients requiring continuous monitoring past 12am or overnight, a dedicated nurse will stay to care for patients, but please note this will incur additional fees.
What to do after Midnight
If your pet requires emergency treatment and care after 12am, please contact or visit the nearest emergency veterinary clinic for assistance and support.
102 Magill Road, Norwood
Phone (08) 8362 1722
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Types of Pets Treated
At AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, we welcome dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and other small animals (including local wildlife) into our clinic. Unfortunately, we’re unable to treat larger animals, including farm animals and horses.
Our veterinary and nursing team have extensive experience, expertise and knowledge in caring for the unique needs of pets of all breeds. We conduct thorough assessments and evaluations to give a sound diagnosis of your pet’s condition. We then offer a variety of treatment options and diagnostic services best suited for your pet.
Emergency Pet Advice: First Aid Tips
If your pet is suffering from an illness or appears to be in pain or discomfort, there are a number of first aid techniques you can try to help calm and comfort your pet or alleviate pain. Explore our list of first aid tips and emergency pet advice to assist in diagnosing and treating your pet.
For pets with serious signs, injuries or illnesses, please contact us on 8169 9777. If your pet requires emergency care and treatment, please bring them in for immediate assistance.
ASAV Accredited Hospital of Excellence
The ASAV Accredited Veterinary Hospital Scheme recognises practices that achieve the highest levels of healthcare and management. Accredited hospitals set a benchmark in veterinary standards, inspiring other clinics and working collaboratively to continuously improve services and care for pets.
As one of only a handful of hospitals in South Australia awarded with this status, we’re proud to provide industry-leading veterinary care after hours. Having undergone strict testing and evaluation, we’ve met high ASAV standards and are recognised as leaders in quality veterinary care.
Emergency Pet Advice and Care in Adelaide
At AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, we endeavour to make emergency pet care more accessible and convenient. Open for emergency consultations and treatment from 8am to 12am (from 9am on Sundays and public holidays), our hospital is staffed by qualified and experienced vets and nurses. As an ASAV Accredited Hospital of Excellence, we offer outstanding veterinary care backed by world-class equipment and facilities.
For emergency consultations before midnight, contact us on 8169 9777 or bring your pet in for treatment and care.
Can I use my Total Wellness Plan for emergency consultations?
If you're a Total Wellness Plan member, your unlimited consultations only apply to standard consultations during our normal open hours and don't apply to emergency and after-hour consults. As an AdelaideVet client, your pets full medical records and contact details are available at all AdelaideVet clinics, so if you have an emergency or after-hours need for your pet we can quickly and easily access their medical file to assist in optimal treatment at our Trinity Gardens practice.