Emergency Vet Hospital Adelaide

For emergencies we recommend our Trinity Gardens Vet Hospital

If you are having a pet emergency please call immediately on – 8169 9777

Located at 301 Magill Road, Trinity Gardens, South Australia 5068

Emergencies seen 7 days a week

  • Mon – Fri: 8am – 7pm
  • Sat: 8am – 4pm

  • Sun & public holidays: 9am – 4pm

AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens: Emergency Vet in Adelaide

At AdelaideVet Trinity Gardens, we provide high-quality emergency vet services for pets across Adelaide. Open for emergencies daily, our qualified and experienced veterinary team treats pets presenting with a range of conditions, signs 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.

Location and Opening Hours

We are located at 301 Magill Road in Trinity Gardens, SA and welcome patients from across Adelaide.

Open 7 Days:
Mon – Fri:  8am – 7pm
Sat:  8am – 4pm
Sun & public holidays:  9am – 4pm

For emergency consultations, contact us now on 8169 9777

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
  • Changes to breathing (faster breathing, breathing harder, panting excessively)

  • Excessive coughing, vomiting or diarrhoea

  • Overheating / heat stroke

  • Any condition causing excessive painAnimal Altercations (dog or cat fight)

  • Abdominal bloating

  • Distress or drooling after eating a bone or other object

  • Fatigue causing pet to collapse

  • Straining to urinate or defaecate

  • Snake bites (including interaction with snakes, sudden collapse and/or progressive paralysis

  • Hypothermia

  • Eating a fishhook or anything not meant to be ingested

  • Paralysis or inability to move normally

  • Urinating blood

  • Ingestion of poisons (rat bait, snail pellets, human medication, chocolate, nuts + more)

Emergency Services: What We Do

Open for emergency consultations and walk-ins every day, our 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.

How to Make an Emergency 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.

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, 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 telephone triage advice 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.

What to do after we close

If your pet requires emergency treatment and care when we are closed, please contact or visit the nearest emergency veterinary clinic for assistance and support.

99 Rundle Street, Kent Town
Phone (08) 8133 5300
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park SA 5037
8371 0333

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.

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.