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Emergency Veterinary Care

At  Companion Pet Clinic of Gold Canyon, we do our best to provide emergency veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. At this time, we are unable to provide walk-in emergency care. Please call us if your pet is experiencing an emergency during our regular hours. 

(480) 671-1403

Emergency Vet Care

Due to overwhelming demand for our standard veterinary services we are unable to provide walk-in emergency care at this time.

If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency during regular hours please call us. Our team will assess your pets situation over the phone and will provide you with the best option to get the emergency care that your pet requires. 

Call: (480) 671-1403

Our Clinic Hours

After-Hours Emergency Vets

If you are experiencing an emergency with your pet after hours, please contact one of the following veterinary animal hospitals.


1st Pet Veterinary Centers 
in Mesa, AZ 

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 480-924-1123


AVECCC (Arizona Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center)

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 480-497-0222

Emergency Veterinary Services

Is your pet experiencing any concerning symptoms or behaviors? Contact our office right away, or the after-hours emergency pet hospitals listed above. 

The caring and compassionate team at Companion Pet Clinic of Gold Canyon offers veterinary care for companion animals in most emergency situations. Pets are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.

  • Call Ahead If Possible - Call us right away if the incident has occurred during our regular business hours. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to notify them that you are on your way. 
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the emergency pet hospital know you are on your way, they may provide instructions to help you apply first aid or otherwise help keep your pet as comfortable as possible. Follow these instructions carefully. 
  • Remain Calm - Be extra careful around your pet and remain calm. When an animal is in pain, they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and may attempt to bite or scratch. 
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Please do not put yourself at risk! Bring your pet to our Gold Canyon veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above in a safe manner. 

Emergency FAQs

Review our most frequently asked questions listed below to learn more about what's involved in bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Companion Pet Clinic of Gold Canyon

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency during regular hours please call us. Our team will assess your pets situation over the phone and will provide you with the best option to get the emergency care that your pet requires. 

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend visiting the after-hours emergency vet locations listed above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Thursday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Friday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Saturday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Sunday: Closed

  • What situations require emergency veterinary care?

    The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:

    • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Heat stress or heatstroke
    • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
    • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
    • Injuries to the eye(s)
    • Rattlesnake bites, we carry the anti-venom for Rattlesnake Envenomation
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Seizures and/or staggering
    • Unconsciousness
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Similar to a human doctor's office, our Gold Canyon animal clinic can be unpredictable and you may need to wait. 

    We are not able to predict which cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.

    If we are unable to accommodate an emergency appointment into our vets' schedule, we recommend you visit the 24/7 emergency hospital listed above. 

  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies will require intensive overnight care. Overnight care for animals in need can be arranged at Companion Pet Clinic of Gold Canyon

    While your animal is in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians are mostly experienced with cats and dogs. 

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New Patients Welcome

Companion Pet Clinic of Gold Canyon is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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