Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday



Emergency Services

Emergency ServicesThe life of a veterinarian is about providing the best preventive and wellness care as well as ensuring your pets are supported by the best emergency care possible, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The dedicated team at Hill Country Animal Hospital understands medical emergencies for your beloved pet can and often do happen outside normal business hours. To best meet all your pet's needs, we work to ensure you have access to 24/7 emergency care.

During our regular business hours, Hill Country Animal Hospital’s medical staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. This includes our internal medicine expertise, diagnostic technology and surgical suite.

For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we advise our clients to contact the following emergency facility:

Austin Veterinary Emergency & Specialty
7300 Ranch Road 2222
Austin, TX 78730
(512) 343-2837

When Should I Seek Emergency Care for My Pet?

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate