Emergency vet


There are a number of organisations, including the RSPCA who can assist you in an animal emergency.

Emergency advice
Contact our Customer Service team
P 03 9224 2222

RSPCA Burwood East veterinary clinic
Emergency vet care and advice
P 03 9224 2222

RSPCA Peninsula veterinary clinic
Emergency vet care and advice
P 03 5978 6722

If your local RSPCA Victoria vet clinic is closed, there may be a time when you need to go to the emergency vet.  

In case of an emergency, 24-hour emergency vet clinics are available across Melbourne. 

Emergency after hours veterinary care

Emergency vet Address  Phone
CARE Veterinary Hospital 5 Hood Street, Collingwood VIC 3066 03 9417 6417
Veterinary Referral Hospital 36 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong VIC 3175 1300 385 874
Animal Referral Hospital 72 Hargrave Avenue, Essendon Fields VIC 3040 03 9379 0700
Animal Emergency Centre (Frankston)  39 McMahons Rd, Frankston VIC 3199 03 9770 5555
Animal Emergency Centre (Moorabbin) 248 Wickham Road, Highett VIC 3190 03 9532 5261
Animal Emergency Centre (Mount Waverley) 37 Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley VIC 3149 03 9803 8122
Peninsula Vet Emergency and Referral Hospital Factory 2, 161 Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington VIC 393 03 5979 9600
Advanced Vetcare 26 Robertson Street, Kensington VIC 3031 03 9092 0400
Pet Emergency & Specialist Centre 1103 Dandenong Road, Malvern East VIC 3145 
03 9569 3677

Ambulance, Fire and Police
Life threatening emergency
P 000

Victoria State Emergency Service
(flood and storm emergency calls)
P 132 500

SES flood and storm information line
(operates during major flood and storm events)
P 1300 842 737

Bureau of Meteorology
Weather information, forecasts, warnings
P 1300 659 217