734-662-4474 | We encourage walk-in visits. No appointment is necessary to see a doctor!
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Ann Arbor Animal Hospital Emergency

Call Us: 734-662-4474

2150 W. Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We’re always “open now”!

Ann Arbor Animal Hospital Emergency

Come in or Call Us any time! We’re always open to handle your veterinary emergencies.

We are conveniently located just east of the intersection of Stadium and West Liberty.  |  Get Directions on Google Maps.

When in doubt, don’t wait!

As a rule, if your pet is behaving in a way that has you concerned enough to call an emergency vet, it’s often best to bring him in for an examination. We are happy to see your pet at any time for an examination that may provide peace of mind instead of cause for concern.

Who We Are

Ann Arbor Animal Hospital Emergency is a locally owned and AAHA-accredited, full service urgent care facility providing emergency vet services 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

When to Bring Your Pet in Immediately

Sometimes you don’t need to call first—if you see any of the following, bring your pet in immediately. If you can do so safely, call when you are on your way to let us know you’re coming so we can be prepared for your arrival.

  • Trauma: Your pet has experienced trauma such as being hit by a car or a blunt object, or has fallen more than a few feet
  • Not breathing or no heartbeat: you cannot feel a heartbeat or see breathing
  • Unconscious and won’t wake up
  • Vomiting more than 24 hours, or vomiting blood
  • You suspect broken bones
  • Trouble breathing or something stuck in the throat
  • Having or has had a seizure
  • Bleeding from the eyes, nose or mouth; blood in feces or urine
  • Ingested something toxic like antifreeze, rat poison, any kind of medication that wasn’t prescribed to him, or household cleansers
  • Straining to urinate or can’t urinate, especially a male cat
  • Signs of extreme pain such as whining, shaking, and refusing to socialize
  • Suddenly collapses or can’t stand up
  • Bumping into things or is disoriented
  • Eye irritation, injury or suddenly blind
  • Abdomen is swollen (bloated), hard to the touch
  • Symptoms of heatstroke (ineffective panting, unable to relax, unwilling to drink water, seizure or muscle spasms, disorientation, collapse)
  • Pregnant pet has gone more than 3 to 4 hours between delivering puppies or kittens

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Always! For emergencies we are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Always. There is at least one doctor as well as additional veterinary staff here at all times.
Our on-site laboratory allows rapid evaluation of your pet’s condition. Capabilities include the following: complete blood count, blood chemistries, electrolytes, coagulation profile, urinalysis, blood typing and cytological screening of masses or fluid obtained form the abdomen or chest. We are also able to test for Feline Leukemia/FIV, Heartworm, Ehrlichia, Lyme Disease, Parvovirus and skin and intestinal parasites. Our state-of-the-art digital radiography and ultrasound equipment assist diagnosis. We also measure blood pressure, cardiac rate and rhythm with our ECG; blood oxygenation with our pulse oximeter; and intraocular pressure to monitor glaucoma.
An initial emergency fee includes a complete physical examination of your pet. Following the initial examination and discussion of findings, a written treatment plan, including all fees, will be provided for your approval prior to any diagnostic testing or treatment. For hospitalized pets we provide daily updates on charges, as well as costs associated with any recommended changes to the original treatment plan.
Yes, 75% of the high range of the estimate is due at the time of hospitalization.
We have five Veterinarians for Emergency and Critical Care. Additionally, we have five Licensed Veterinary Technicians and three Veterinary Assistants.
The Ann Arbor Animal Hospital ER service was established in July, 2003. See the History of our ER to learn more.

Wellness/primary care is not provided during emergency hours. We offer wellness exams, vaccines, routine surgery, dental care and other services during non-emergency hours which are:

Monday-Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am-2pm

Visit our About Us page for more information.

Some local veterinarians have given us permission to contact them after hours. Unfortunately, we cannot always reach your regular veterinarian after hours. Your regular veterinarian has entrusted us to take care of you and your pet when they are closed. We always keep them abreast of your pet’s medical status as soon as they are available.
We see dogs, cats and some small mammals.
All patients have individual cages or runs with clean, comfortable bedding and fresh food and water as needed. Our ICU includes heated cages, oxygen cages and isolation wards to safely accommodate critically ill, injured, or infectious patients.

Call us at (734) 662-4474. We have no set visiting hours. Provided we are not doing treatments or attending to a critical patient, you may visit your pet at your convenience.

Visits occur in either an exam room or in our ICU and may be limited at the doctor’s discretion.

Yes, with the understanding that you may not receive the item(s) back. Often, pets soil their bedding and toys, so it is best to either leave them at home or be aware that they are not returned once soiled.

Call poison control right away.

Pet Poison Helpline
“Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.”

Call 855-764-7661. A $59 per incident fee applies.

Animal Poison Control Center (ASPCA)
“Your best online resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”

Call 888-426-4435. They may apply a $65 consultation fee to your credit card.

We're an emergency vet in Ann Arbor. Our building can be seen on the left when headed eastbound on Liberty, coming from Stadium Blvd.