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Emergency Veterinary Care

All Animal Clinic provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for dogs, cats and other pets during our regular clinic hours.

(256) 446-8888  After-Hours Emergencies

Daytime Emergency Care

Contact All Animal Clinic


  • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday:08:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Sunday:Closed

Call: (256) 446-8888

After Hours Emergency Care

If you have a pet emergency after regular business hours, please visit one of the emergency veterinary clinics listed below. 

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to call the emergency clinic before arriving to ensure a veterinarian is on-site to assist you.

Contact: Huntsville Veterinary Specialists & Emergency

800 Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801

OPEN: 24 hours

Call: (256) 715-8389

Contact: Shoals Area Veterinary Emergency

310 W Dr. Hicks Blvd
Florence, AL 35630

OPEN: Monday - Thursday: 6:00 PM - 06:00 AM
Friday- Sunday: 24 hours

Call: (256) 740-4800

Emergency Veterinary Services

If your pet is exhibiting any symptoms or behaviors that concern you, contact our office right away, or the after-hours emergency pet hospital locations above. 

The dependable and compassionate vet team at All Animal Clinic offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Helping animals is our passion, and we take pride in serving Leighton families and pets with quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

What To Do 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 are on your way, you may receive instructions to guide you through applying first aid or otherwise making your pet as comfortable as possible. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Stay calm and be cautious around your pet; when an animal is in pain, they can often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
  • Visit Your Vet For Emergency Care - Don't put yourself or your pet at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Leighton veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above.

Emergency Vet Care FAQs

Want to know about bringing your pet in for an emergency visit at All Animal Clinic? Read through our most frequently asked questions to learn more. 

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    All Animal Clinic provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for pets and other animals during our regular clinic hours. Although we understand that it's not always necessary, it's always best to contact us in advance if you can

    If we are unable to fit your pet in, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet locations shown above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Wednesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Saturday:08:00 am - 11:30 am
    • 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
    • Signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Seizures and/or staggering
    • Blood from nose, mouth, rectum, or appearing in urine
    • Unable to urinate or pass feces, or experiencing pain when trying
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
    • Injuries to the eye(s)
    • Ingestion of something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Signs of heat stress or heatstroke
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Unconsciousness
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Vet clinics are similar to a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and there might be a wait. 

    As we're not able to predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive, if possible we ask that you call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your animal.

    If we are unable to fit in an emergency visit, we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospitals detailed above. 

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

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At All Animal Clinic we can provide overnight care for animals in need.

    Please get in touch to find out if we can accommodate your animal.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians provide care to cats, dogs, exotic pets and birds, and larger animals and livestock such as horses and cattle, sheep, pigs, and goats.

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All Patients Welcome

Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Leighton animals. We currently only take pets by walk-in, so bring your pet to us today and let us help ensure their well-being.

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