Located conveniently & centrally in Knoxville, TN. Located immediately off I-40 at Exit 387, near the start (or end) of Alcoa Hwy (129).
We are an effective solution for people living in the area, as well as those traveling through Knoxville.
Fully staffed with a licensed veterinarian on site, in state of the art urgent care facilities. We are an AFTER HOURS Emergency PET CLINIC, specializing in DOGS & CATS, open every night after 7pm, all day on weekends and holidays.
We do NOT spay or neuter, give regular vaccinations, trim nails, or board pets. We do not make house calls, or deal with reptiles, anphibians, avian, or livestock. We are an AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CLINIC for DOGS & CATS! .
We service Knoxville and the surrounding areas of eastern tennessee, as well as parts of Southern Kentucky. as well as anyone traveling through (rv parking in the alley behind, call for directions).
Established in 1976
To treat your sick or injured dog or cat.
We specialize in fulfilling all of your small animal pet emergency veterinary needs.
• FULLY EQUIPPED
• LATEST TECHNOLOGY
• MODERN EQUIPMENT
• FULL SERVICE STAFF
• VETERINARIAN ON SITE
Hours of Operation:
After Hours - 7pm to 7am During the Week, Plus All Day (and night) Weekends & Holidays
Knoxville Pet Emergency Clinic
SPECIALIZING IN DOGS & CATS
We are set up to effectively treat all emergency situations.
Affordably Priced, convenient location off I-40
Just like the ER at the local hospital, our job is to SOLVE PROBLEMS, and treat a wide variety of emergencies... as quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively as possible... to reduce or eliminate suffering, and treat a wide variety of problems. We are well trained, experienced, and equipped to deal with any situation your dog or cat might find themselves in.
Emergency Medical Treatment & Care
Radiology (x-rays) & Setting Broken Bones
Dermatology (skin issues)
Boarding during the week
We are NOT setup for Large Animals, Reptiles, Amphibians, or Avian (Birds). We specialize in the best and most effective care for Dogs & Cats.
KNOXVILLE PET EMERGENCY CLINIC
We will do our very best to treat your pet when ever possible, and to give you all the options (when there are some). We understand, after doing this for years, that goals and priorities are different for each client. Please don’t think we are callous or negative when costs are discussed; in general, we are the most affordable after-hours option available in the area. We try to discuss any and all expenses prior to spending your money, to help avoid any confusion, misunderstanding, with the odds clearly stated as to what you can reasonably expect, based on our experience. We do care, however, we are not a ‘free clinic’ and some treatment options absolutely cost more than others; and sadly, no treatments come with a 100% guarantee.
We will always try to do our very best to ease or eliminate any suffering or illness your pet might have, within your budget. We do offer ‘CareCredit’ which is usually willing and able to help make some decisions a little easier for those people that don’t have funds readily available.
We are open after-normal-hours, all weekends & holidays, when your local veterinarian offices are closed. We are open continuously Friday 7:00pm – Monday 7:00am 24 hour veterinarian on site Saturday & Sunday, and all major holidays, because we know that accidents don’t take time off, and your pets don’t celebrate holidays. Our Weekday Hours Are: Nights – Monday – Thursday 7:00pm – 7:00am
Making a Difference: ONE PET AT A TIME!
Knoxville Pet Emergency Clinic is an AFTER-NORMAL HOURS 'walk-in' clinic, usually on a first come, first serve bases. However, like an ER, there are no 'appointments,' though you are welcome and invited to call us to let us know what the problem is, or that you're on the way in, so we might save you some time when you get here, or help with any special transportation instructions. (The exception would be in cases of extreme emergencies, where lifesaving measures might be immediately necessary on a new patient, requiring us to focus our attentions on a different patient coming in, until they are stabilized.
We seldom check social pages. As we are busy saving lives when we can, and doing things with the family or sleeping when we aren't working. If you have a question during our hours, CALL US... if it's during the day, please contact your day Vet.
The latest digital X-Ray Scans, blood testing, and emergency surgery services are all done in-house and on site. When it comes to the health and needs of dogs & cats, we are ready with experienced staff when your regular veterinarian is closed: nights, weekends, and all major holidays.
We service ALL breeds of domestic dogs and cats, big and small, young and old.
Sorry, but we are not set up to deal with birds, reptiles, wildlife, or any large animals (horses, cows, llamas, pigs, etc.).
Right off I-40, exit 387, by start of Alcoa Hwy (US129, Airport Hwy). Servicing Knoxville, surrounding areas, as well as parts of Southern Kentucky.
An emergency is any event, behavior, or situation that you, as your pet’s number one advocate, know to be out of the ordinary or concerning in appearance, sound, or different actions (than normal for that pet).
You can always call to discuss your pet, but be aware that you are the only one who can actually see your pet’s behavior and know your pet’s normal behavior. 1-865-637-0114 Please Note: We CAN NOT SEE THEM, therefore can not 'diagnose or treat' OVER THE PHONE.
If you think it’s an emergency, bring your loved one in!
What signs indicate an emergency situation?
• Difficulty Breathing
• Bone protruding through the skin
• Leg, paw, or other appendage not in a normal position
• Hit by car or other major trauma (falls, attacks, etc.)
• Actively having a seizure
• Any active bleeding
• Prolonged vomiting and/or diarrhea (especially young pets!)
• Swelling of the face or elsewhere
• Non-productive attempts to vomit (especially large dogs!)
• Ingestion of toxin (poisoned)
• Bitten by something poisonous (snake, spider, etc)
• Difficulty walking including stumbling, circling or limping
• Puppies/Kittens not born within 2-3 hours of active labor (pushing) starting
Remember, we are an AFTER HOURS Emergency PET CLINIC, specializing in DOGS & CATS, open every night after 7pm, all day on weekends and holidays.
If time allows and you can, be prepared with the following information when you call us (or come in):
• What happened? – or – What signs have you noticed?
• How is the pet breathing?
• Is your pet alert?
• Is there any bleeding? If so, from where?
• Is your pet able to walk?
• Is there any abdominal distension?
• Is your pet urinating? Is there any straining or blood?
Again, if you note any of the above signs or feel your pet needs immediate medical attention Call us now for 24 hour emergency pet care in the greater East Tennessee area.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE REFERRED BY A DAY TIME VETERINARIAN to benefit from our services during our hours of operation.If you are new to the area, or a new pet owner, here is a list of some of the local Veterinarian Clinics we work with the most:
We'll add more links as we are made aware of their unique web address.
Academy Mobile Pet Clinic
Admiral Veterinary Hosital
Airport Animal Clinic
Airport Pet Emergency Clinic
All Paws Veterinary Clinic
Animal Health Center
Animal Hosp. of Campbell County
Animal Hospital of Anderson County
Animal Hospital of Decatur
Animal Medical Clinic of Loudon
Appalachian Animal Hospital
Asheville Hwy Animal Clinic
Banfield - Alcoa
Banfield - Kingsport
Banfield - Turkey Creek
Banfield - West Town
Bearden Hill Veterinary Clinic
Bell County Animal Clinic (KY)
Bluegrass Animal Hosptial
Boyds Creek Animal Hospital
Bradley McMinn Pet Emergency Clinic
Broadway Veterinary Clinic
Butler Animal Clinic
Callahan Dr Animal Hospital
Cedar Bluff Animal Clinic
Chilhowee Veterinary Clinic
Clinton Animal Hospital
Clinton Hwy Vet Hospital
Companion Animal Hospital
Countryside Veterinary Services
Creekside Animal Hospital
Crossings Animal Hospital
Crossroads Animal Clinic
Cumberland Animal Clinic - Oneida
Dixon Animal Hospital
Emory Animal Hospital
Fairview Animal Hospital
Fannon Animal Hospital
Farragut Animal Clinic
Five Rivers Pet Emergency Clinic
Forest Park Clinic for Cats and Dogs
Fountain City Animal Hospital
Four Winds Holistic Animal Services
Gov John Sevier Animal Clinic
Greenback, Veterinary Centre of
Halls Animal Hospital
Hardin Valley Animal Hospital
Harrogate Hospital for Animals
Highland Vet Clinic - Oneida
Ideal Veterinary Hospital
Indian Mountain Hospital for Animals
Indian Ridge Animal Hospital
Jacksboro Veterinary Services
Jackson Square Animal Clinic
Jones Animal Hospital
Jonesborough Animal Hospital
Just For Pets Animal Clinic
Karns Animal Hospital
Knoxville Animal Clinic
Lafollette Veterinary Services
Lakeway Animal Hospital
Lange Animal Hospital
Lenoir City Animal Clinic
Lentz Veterinary Clinic
Lovell Animal Hospital
Maryville Animal Hospital
Maryville Small Animal Medical Center
Maynardville Animal Clinic
McArthur Animal Clinic
Middlebrook Animal Clinic
Morgan County Animal Hospital
Morristown Animal Hospital
Moyers Veterinary Clinic East
Moyers Veterinary Hospital
Mtn Empire Small Animal Hospital
Mtn Home Veterinary Hospital
Mtn Hwy Veterinary Hospital
My Pets Animal Hospital
Newport Animal Clinic
Norris Vet Animal Hospital
North Knox Veterinary Clinic
Northshore Animal Hospital
Norwood Veterinary Hospital
Oak Ridge Veterinary Hospital
Parkway Animal Hospital
Pellissippi Veterinary Hospital
Pet Well Clinic Alcoa
Pet Well Clinic Knoxville
Pet Wellness Clinic
Powell Animal Clinic
Ridgefield Animal Hospital
Rocky Hill Animal Hospital
Rogersville Animal Hospital
Rutledge Animal Clinic
Sevier County Animal Clinic
Smoky Mtn Animal Clinic
Sycamore Shoals Animal Hospital
Tazwell Pike Animal Clinic
Tellico Village Animal Clinic (Lenoir City Satellite)
The Pet Doctor
The Visiting Vet - Dr. Moody
Thunder Road Vet Services
Town and Country Animal HospitalTri-County Veterinary Clinic
Union County Animal Hospital
Upper Cumberland Vet Clinic- Crossvile
Upper Cumberland Vet Clinic- Wartburg
UTCVM - UT Veterinary Hospital
Veterinary Medical Center
Village Veterinary Clinic
Village Veterinary Hospital
Volunteer Veterinary Hospital
Washington Pk Veterinary Hospital
West Bearden Veterinary Hospital
White Pine Veterinary Practice
Young Williams Animal Center
Young's Animal Hospital
If they are local, serving your pets in the greater Knoxville area, and aren't on the above list, they can join our list of happy veterinarians whose clients we gladly serve in the off hours for any critical care and emergency needs, until that veterinarian is able to take over in their own clinic. Just let us know... or ask them to contact us.
It is our policy to be straightforward in discussing fees and services. We are an AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CLINIC, not a FREE clinic.
You will be provided with an estimate, and any available options, once your pet is examined by our doctor, often with the best case scenario, as well as the worst case (as sad as that sometimes is).
The costs are not going to be the same as a regular clinic. (Same as an ER visit isn't the same as your regular doctor). The training, equipment needed, and variety of tools we have to keep in stock are also often different (than a regular care provider). Therefore, emergency care will necessarily cost more than routine health care. If there is a financial concern, please notify us in advance, as we do not wish to create any hardship for anyone.
A deposit will be required at the time of admission. The remainder of the bill is due when you pick up your pet.
We accept payment with cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. We also offer CareCredit. To see if you qualify you can go to carecredit.com or call 1-800-859-9975. We also take ASPCA Pet Health Insurance!
Horses, Cows, Goats, Pigs, any livestock, large animals, reptiles, and exotics animal
UT Veterinary Hospital
Snakes, Lizards, other Reptiles, Amphibians (frogs), Hamsters, Sugar Gliders, Parrots, and all other exotic creatures.
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center
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