Emergency Vet in Queen Creek

Emergency Vet in Queen Creek, AZ

We are here for your pet’s urgent needs! Call now for immediate assistance from our trained veterinary staff. We welcome same-day appointments as our schedule allows.

Not every pet’s emergency needs to be treated at a Specialty Center or 24-Hour ICU and sometimes your primary care veterinarian is not able to fit you and your pet into their schedule. That is what San Tan Animal Hospital is here for!

We provide comprehensive treatment services and critical care for mild to moderate ailments. We offer the gold standard of veterinary care at the convenience and fast-paced nature your pet deserves.

We are focused on using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to diagnose and treat non-life-threatening conditions. Please look at the table below for some suggestions for when urgent care is appropriate as opposed to emergency services.

Can be seen by Urgent Care Needs to see an Emergency Services provider

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Acute Collapse or Fainting

Minor Lacerations or Wounds

Severe, Large, or Deep Lacerations or Wounds

Limping / Lameness

Major Fractures (bone visible)

General Pain

Hit by Car or Major Physical Trauma

Toxin Ingestion

Pale or White Gums

Eye Issues

Severe Head Trauma

Toenail Issues

Uncontrolled Bleeding

Minor Seizures lasting <1-2 minutes or first time seizure

Severe Seizures (lasting >3 minutes, multiple, or non-stop seizures)


Difficulty Breathing / Gasping

Upper Respiratory Infections

Congestive Heart Failure

Skin / Anal Gland Infections


Ear Issues

Distended Abdomen

End of Life Services / Humane Euthanasia

Gun Shot Wounds

Please call ahead and checking the availability of our urgent care team. We accommodate same-day appointments as our schedule allows.

If your pet requires a service that we cannot provide, we’ll refer you to an appropriate 24-hour urgent care center. Call our office now for help.

​​​​​​​Wondering if you should take your pet to an urgent care or an emergency center?

What to Expect During Your Visit

Upon arrival, your pet will be assessed and triaged. After evaluation, our team will present you with a price estimate prior to any testing or treatments being performed. Once a treatment plan is agreed upon, our team will work to offer your pet the utmost care and support as we work to resolve the situation. At the end of the visit, the doctor will provide you with written discharge instructions regarding the treatment and care of your pet. If you have any questions or feel you may need further support once leaving, please call our office.

After Your Visit

Your pet may need follow-up care with your primary care veterinarian after their visit with us. All of your pet's medical records and test results from your urgent care visit will be sent to your primary care veterinarian so they have all the information they need to continue caring for your pet. In some cases, after assessment and treatment, we may refer you to an emergency hospital for additional care and treatment. We want to ensure that your pet receives the required level of care to best resolve their need.

After Hours Pet Emergencies

During business hours, please call us immediately at San Tan Animal Hospital for any pet emergencies so that we may recommend the best course of action for your pet.

Outside our business hours, we recommend you contact the following emergency animal hospital in the Queen Creek, AZ area.

1st Pet Veterinary Centers
5404 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 924-1123 Visit Website
Arizona Regional Intensive Care, Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Center
21419 S Ellsworth Rd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 746-6600 Visit Website