Gluckstadt Animal Hospital provides emergency and urgent vet care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours.

601-856-2002 After-Hours Emergencies

Daytime Emergencies

Contact Gluckstadt Animal Hospital

Call: 601-856-2002

  • Monday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Friday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

After-Hours Emergency Animal Hospitals in the Madison Area

Primary Referral

Animal Emergency & Referral Center

OPEN: 24 Hours

Call: 601-939-8999


Secondary Referral

URGIVET Emergency Vets of Madison

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 601-790-1918


Emergency Veterinary Services

If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, contact our office right away, or the emergency pet hospital location above. 

The dependable and compassionate team at Gluckstadt Animal Hospital provides veterinary care for pets in the majority of emergency situations. Animals are our passion, and we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet requires it the most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

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

  • Call Ahead If Possible - During regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the emergency pet hospital know you're on your way, you may be given instructions on administering first aid or making your pet as comfortable as possible. Pay close attention to these instructions.
  • Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively toward anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Do not put yourself at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Madison veterinary clinic or the emergency vet above.

Emergency FAQs

Read through our most frequently asked questions to learn more about bringing your pet for an emergency appointment at Gluckstadt Animal Hospital

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    Gluckstadt Animal Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. While we do accept walk-ins, It's always best to contact us in advance if you can. But we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible. 

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
    • Tuesday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
    • Wednesday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
    • Thursday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
    • Friday: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm
    • Saturday: 08:00 am - 12:00 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
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Seizures and/or staggering
    • Bleeding from the 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)
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Heat stress or heatstroke
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Unconsciousness
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Our Madison animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait. 

    We cannot predict what 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 fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the animal emergency hospital detailed above.

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

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. If this is the case for your pet, we will likely recommend you bring your pet to the emergency animal hospital we've mentioned above.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians are mostly experienced with cats and dogs.

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