7 ER vet clinics in Alabama open for the holidays

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Keep your pet safe and sound this holiday season (Auburn University Veterinary Clinic / Facebook)

According to Google, Alabama ranked #3 in a list of states with the most searches for ER Vet during the holidays in 2021. Whether you’re celebrating the spirit of the season with friends or family, it’s important to know how to take care of furry friends should an emergency arise. Check out seven Alabama-based emergency vets that are open during the holidays.

1. Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham

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Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham at sunset (Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham / Facebook)

Located just off Highway 280, this convenient location is great for residents who may be traveling home to suburbia for the holidays. During regular hours, this clinic sees furry patients who need surgery referrals, but after hours it becomes an emergency vet clinic.

Birmingham Animal Hospital and Resort

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Only chew toys and treats in this dog’s stocking (Birmingham Animal Hospital and Resort / Facebook)

With compassionate staffers and outstanding veterinary care, Birmingham Animal Hospital Resort is not only a clinic and boarding house for pets, but also an emergency clinic during their regular business hours.

3. Trussvile Emergency Pet Care

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Celebrate the New Year worry-free (Trussville Emergency Pet Care / Facebook)

Their goal is to provide quality care and comfort throughout the year, especially during the holidays when an emergency may arise. Located in the city of Trussville, this reliable resource is great for all pet owners.

4. Auburn University Veterinary Clinic

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Auburn University Veterinary Clinic treats a variety of furry friends ( Auburn University Veterinary Clinic / Facebook)

As a part of Auburn University’s services, this clinic is open for emergencies during the holiday season. The staff recommends calling before arriving so that they can best assess how to care for your pet’s needs.

5. Huntsville Animal Emergency & Critical Care

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Brb going to go cuddle the nearest puppy (Animal Emergency & Critical Care / Website)

Animal Emergency & Critical Care Huntsville’s full-service emergency care facility with direct connections to local veterinary hospitals. Their staff provides overnight hospitalization for critical patients and access to emergency care 24/7.

6. MedVet Mobile

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Even dogs can wear ugly sweaters (MedVet Mobile / Facebook)

Enhancing the lives of pets across the city of Mobile, Med Vet is available to anyone local or visiting for the holidays who may have an unwell pet.

7. Emergi-Pet in Tuscaloosa

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Emergi-Pet Staff is ready for the holiday season (Emergi-Pet / Facebook)

Striving to provide the best veterinary care in the Tuscaloosa-area, you have no worries about where to bring your fur babies should they come down with something during your holiday festivities.

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