Elmhurst Animal Care Center Provides Emergency Veterinary Care

Pet emergencies can happen at any moment, and when they do, you can count on us for help. Our hospital is equipped to provide critical and emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please call our after-hours emergency line at (630) 337-3070 to connect directly with our on-call veterinarian.

Signs of a Veterinary Emergency

If your pet is experiencing any of the following medical emergencies, please contact us immediately:

  • Severe bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing/shortness of breath
  • Inability to urinate or pass feces
  • An eye injury
  • Ingestion of a poison
  • A fractured or broken bone
  • Severe diarrhea or vomiting
  • Increase or decrease in appetite or thirst
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Injuries from a dog fight
  • Injuries from a car accident

On-Call Emergency Veterinarian

For after-hours emergencies, please contact us at (630) 337-3070 to receive a no-cost phone consultation and to connect directly with our on-call veterinarian. If necessary, our emergency veterinarian will meet with you to provide emergency medical treatment.

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Walk-ins Welcome!

We accept walk-ins during our Doctor's Hours to meet your busy lifestyle. If you’d prefer to make an appointment, we offer those too!

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News & Events

The 4th Annual Mystic Market!

Join us at the 4th Annual Mystic Market: A Mystical and Magical Fundraiser with Powerful Featured Readers and Amazing Handcrafted Items for Sale! The event takes place Saturday, October 20th from 11AM - 4:30PM. Meet featured celebrity psychic reader, Theo Kostaridis! The event will host a bake sale with delicous homemade treats as well as Fall Pet Photos for $10 from 11AM - 3PM. Dress your pet in costume for the Pet Costume Contest at 12:30PM! Proceeds from the event benefit Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue & Sacred Space Animal Sanctuary and Rescue.

Pet CPR & First Aid Certification Class!

Join us on Sunday, October 7th from 9AM - 12PM at our clinic for a Pet CPR & First Aid Certification Class! This class is ideal for anyone who loves animals including: animal professionals, pet sitters, animal shelter staff/volunteers, rescue personnel, First Responders, Fire/EMT and pet owners alike! Taught by trained professionals, it provides each participant an overview of what to do in an emergency situation with their pet prior to getting veterinary care. For more information or to register, click HERE. Check out the Facebook Event HERE. A portion of each registration benefits our rescue partners at St. Sophia's Forgotten Felines.

Save the Date! Join Us at the Magnificent Mutts & Meows Run4Paws 5K!

Join us and rescue partners Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue for their 4th annual Run4Paws 5K & 2K Puppy Path! The event takes place Saturday, October 6th at McCollum Park (6801 Main St.) in Downers Grove with the race starting promptly at 9AM. The best part: attendees are welcome to race with their dog! Medals are awarded for males and females in each age category.
For additional information and to register, please click HERE.

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