We are committed to caring for your pet – while maintaining the highest level of safety for our Associates and pet owners. We thank you for your continued patience and support. 
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Our Emergency Number - 303 366 2639

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital has been providing 24-hour emergency care to the community since 1971. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, there is experienced veterinary staff on site. With our capable staff and advanced medical/surgical capabilities we are able to provide a wide range of lifesaving procedures to treat the seriously ill or injured animal.

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All emergencies are prioritized based on the severity of your pet’s condition. Patients will be seen by a veterinarian in order of priority. There may be delays for priority II and III patients. We know you are worried about your pet. We understand because we are pet owners too. Thank you for understanding our priority process. 

To understand your priority level, click here.

Priority #1 – Life saving measure to be applied immediately:

Poisoning Bloat (GDV)  Snake Bite Envenomation 
 Allergic Reactions  Actively Seizuring  Choking
 Collapse  Major Trauma (vehicular, animal attack)  Excessive Bleeding
 Heat Stroke  Penetrating Bite Wounds Around  Difficulty Breathing
 Hypothermia  Neck or Chest  Unable to Urinate


Priority #2 – Wait times may apply: 

Frequent Vomiting  Closed Fractures Can Urinate But With Straining 
 Bloody Diarrhea  Blood in Urine  
 Paralysis  Birthing Difficulties  


Priority #3 – Not life threatening (wait times may be prolonged):

Abscess Sneezing/Nasal Discharge  Skin Conditions 
 Foxtail  Stable Chronic Disease  Sore Ears/Eyes
 Minor Wood/Lacerations  Limping  


Please advise our front desk team if your pet’s condition changes.

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