Walk-in Emergency Care Is Available for Your Pet

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If you are experiencing a pet emergency, during regular business hours, please contact us immediately at (708) 474-0021. One of our staff members will promptly answer your call and assist you.

If you are experiencing a pet emergency after hours, please contact one of the following veterinary emergency centers:

Premier Veterinary Group
(Available 24 hours a day)
13715 Cicero Ave.
Crestwood, IL 60445
(708) 388-3771(708) 388-3771

For our clients that are located further south and closer to Indiana, please contact:

North Central Veterinary Emergency Center
2427 Ridge Rd.
Highland, IN 46322
(219) 881-1600(219) 881-1600
(219) 595-5730 (fax)

We understand that veterinary emergencies can happen at any time, so when your pet is in need of emergency care, you can count on us to be here. While emergencies at our hospital do not require an appointment, calling ahead will assist us in preparing for you and your pet’s arrival.

Our veterinarians are trained to provide your pet with most critical surgical and trauma care, right here in our office. These services include digital X-rays, blood lab work, emergency surgery and critical care monitoring.

In cases where advanced treatment is required, we will provide you with referrals to qualified veterinary professionals that specialize in the areas of care needed. If your pet is experiencing any of the following symptoms please contact us immediately for emergency veterinary care.

  • Difficulty breathing or coughing
  • Bleeding
  • Coughing
  • Extended lack of appetite or refusal to drink
  • Broken bone
  • Heat stress
  • Inability to urinate
  • Unresponsiveness/unconsciousness
  • Weight loss
  • An injury
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Poisoning
  • Pain or discomfort

Again, we encourage you to contact us at (708) 474-0021 if you believe your pet is experiencing an emergency during normal business hours. Upon your arrival, your pet will receive immediate attention in order to access their medical condition and needs, including whether or not they will need to be admitted for care.