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For those who’ve made the midnight trek to Emergency & Specialty Animal Medical Center on Acton Road, take note. At the top of 2019, after-hours emergency services are no longer available at this location. But you still have three great options for urgent veterinary care in Birmingham metro. Bookmark this post for when you need it.
1. Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham
Find Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham’s brand-new clinic behind Logan’s Roadhouse off Highway 280. This veterinary surgical group formerly leased space in the Acton Road facility. The new space is four times the size and houses state-of-the-art equipment that supports a wider array of surgeries. During regular hours, this clinic sees surgery referrals. After hours, it’s an emergency vet clinic.
Information for Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham
Address: 146 Resource Center Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
Regular hours for surgical referrals: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-6PM
After-hours emergency care: Mon.-Fri. 6PM-8AM, and 24 hours on weekends
2. Emergency Pet Care in Trussville
When my neighbors’ pup suffered a snake bite last fall, they took him to Emergency Pet Care in Trussville. Happy ending: he got top-notch care and is A-OK. This practice provides tender, loving emergency veterinary care when your regular vet is closed.
Information for Emergency Pet Care
Address: 7299 Gadsden Hwy, Trussville, AL 35173
After-hours emergency care: Mon.-Fri. 6PM-7AM, and 24 hours on weekends and holidays
3. Steel City Emergency Vets in Hoover
Last but certainly not least is Steel City Emergency Vets, which opened in September 2017. Find it in Hoover Court off Highway 31, behind Salvatore’s Pizza. This clinic boasts the latest tech and experienced vets to help your four-legged friends when they need it most.
Information for Steel City Emergency Vets
Address: 1900 Hoover Ct., Hoover, AL 35226
After-hours emergency care: Mon.-Fri. 6PM-7:30AM, and 24 hours on weekends and holidays