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
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.
- Hours: Open 24/7
- Location: 146 Resource Center Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
- Contact: 205.967.9107 | Website | Facebook | Instagram
Birmingham Animal Hospital and Resort
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.
- Hours: M-F 8AM-6PM, Sat 8AM-noon
- Location: 2316 1st Ave South Birmingham, AL 35233
- Contact: 205.406.6710 |Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Trussvile Emergency Pet Care
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.
- Hours: M-F 6PM-7AM, 24 hours holidays & weekends
- Location: 7299 Gadsden Hwy, Trussville, AL 35173
- Contact: 205.661.2273 | Website | Facebook
4. Auburn University Veterinary Clinic
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.
- Hours: Open 24/7
- Location: 1020 Wire Rd, Auburn, AL 36832
- Contact: 334.844.9966 | Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Huntsville Animal Emergency & Critical Care
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.
- Hours: 24/7
- Location: 2112 Memorial Parkway SW, Huntsville, AL, 35801
- Contact: 256.533.7600 | Website | Facebook
6. MedVet Mobile
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.
- Hours: M-F 6PM-8AM, Sat-Sun 24 hours
- Location: 2573 Government Blvd. Mobile, AL 36606
- Contact: 251.706.0890 | Website | Facebook
7. Emergi-Pet in Tuscaloosa
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.
- Hours: M-F 5:30PM-7AM, Sat-Sun 24 hours (including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
- Location: 231 McFarland Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
- Contact: 205.752.1309 | Website | Facebook | Instagram
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