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Emergency Care

Emergency care may not be something front of mind when we think of your local vet, but it is great peace of mind, to know that if your pet is involved in an accident or falls ill, Peninsula Vet Care is there when you need us!

For more than 30 years Peninsula Vet Care has provided after-hours emergency service to the Mornington Peninsula. This has now developed even further with our Emergency and Referral Hospital located in Mornington. This dedicated facility has highly trained emergency staff and is open until 24hrs every day. The great thing is that while anyone can visit us, if you are a client of Peninsula Vet Care, we will have access to all your pets medical histories, regardless of which Hospital you normally visit, through our linked patient histories. Our dedicated emergency team can be contacted on:

03 5979 9600

161 Mornington- Tyabb Rd, Mornington


How do I know if I need to visit the vet after hours?

This can be a difficult decision to make, as sometimes small changes in your pets behaviour can indicate a serious medical condition. Some of the most common treatment we provide in our emergency service is:

  • Pets injured in accidents with vehicles
  • Pets that have eaten chocolate
  • Pets that have eaten poisons like snail pellets or rat bait
  • Snake bites
  • Injuries from fights with other animals

Simply call your local hospitals number and discuss your pet’s symptoms with one of our veterinary health professionals to decide if it is best to come in or wait until the morning.