Emergency Pet Care


At Cahaba Valley Animal Clinic, your pet’s health and well-being is most important to us. While we hope that you will never need us for emergency pet care, we are here for you and your pet when you need us.

For pet emergencies during business hours, please contact us immediately at (205) 980-0078 so that we know that you are on your way. This will give our team the time needed to prepare for your pet’s arrival. We are located at 2209 Cahaba Valley Drive in the Cahaba Valley Office Park, near the intersection of Hwy 280 and Hwy 119.

If your pet emergency is after hours, please contact the following emergency facilities:

Steel City Emergency Vets – (205) 413-8989
1900 Hoover Ct., Hoover, AL 35226

Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham and Pet Emergency – (205) 967-9107
146 Resource Center Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35242


When to Bring in Your Pet for Urgent Care

We recommend that you call us immediately if your pet is experiencing any of the following:

  • Choking or having difficulty breathing
  • Hit by a car or suffered blunt-force trauma of any kind
  • Ingested a foreign object such as a toy, sock, or string
  • Ingested something poisonous
  • Profuse bleeding
  • Inability to move or stand
  • Unusually warm or cold
  • Having a seizure
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Excessive vomiting and/or severe diarrhea
  • Blood in stool
  • Unable to pass stool or urinate

When in doubt about your pet’s condition, call us—our team will be more than happy to answer your questions, offer advice, or set up a room so we can see your pet.