Urgent Care Clinic for Pets

South Florida’s premier after-hours urgent care clinic for companion animals.

Walk-Ins Welcome

Our veterinarians love pets as much as you do. We provide trusted, high quality pet care.

About Urgent Pet Care

Urgent Pet Care was founded to fill the gap between your regular vet and the vet ER. When your pet has a mild illness or minor injury, we’ll provide the compassionate care your pet needs and the affordability and convenience you want.

Peace of Mind

Dealing with an illness or injury can be nerve-wracking for you and your pet. That’s why we’ve designed our clinics with a soothing and calming experience in mind to relieve that extra stress.

Urgent Pet Care fills in for your regular vet after-hours.


What We DO

We’re here nights, weekends and holidays, providing convenient walk-in service for you and your pet. We treat cases that require immediate attention – but aren’t serious enough to require emergency hospitalization. In most cases, UrgentPetCare can diagnose and treat your pet’s problem in less than an hour.



We can’t keep your pet for overnight stays, and we’re not equipped to handle cases that require hospitalization or advanced surgical care. If we diagnose a serious condition, we’ll discuss other options with you, including the possible need for an immediate transfer to a 24-hour emergency hospital.

Emergency Room
  • Hit By Car
  • Traumatic Injury
  • Major Surgeries
  • Overnight Stays
  • Critical Care
  • Difficulty Birthing
  • Heart Failure
  • Head Trauma

Our Services


  • Coughing, Sneezing
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Excessive Drinking
  • Fever
  • Not Eating or Not Drinking
  • Poison/Toxin Ingestion
  • Skin Allergies – Itching, Rashes, Hot Spots
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Urinary Tract Problems – Frequency, Straining or Blood
  • Vomiting


  • Abscesses
  • Back Pain
  • Cuts & Scrapes
  • Fracture Assessment
  • Mild Lameness
  • Minor Wounds & Lacerations
  • Pain Management
  • Post-Op Incisions
  • Toenail Injuries
  • Trouble Walking

Something's Not Right

  • Allergies
  • Anal Glands – Scooting, Licking
  • Anxiety & Motion Sickness
  • Bad Breath
  • Ear Infections – Head Shaking, Ear Discharge
  • End of Life Care – Euthanasia
  • Hiding or Whining
  • Hives & Facial Swelling
  • Lumps & Bumps
  • Parasites
  • Snake Bites
  • Vaccine Reactions

Illness and injury work overtime, and so do we.

At Urgent Pet Care, we understand pets inside and out – not just physically, but psychologically as well. We know what makes them comfortable or anxious & irritated. When your best friend isn’t feeling well, our vets can provide fast, professional care with love and compassion.


Urgent Pet Care is about 40% less than the cost of a visit to a Veterinary Emergency Hospital. We are an affordable solution for your pet’s urgent care needs.


Pets get ill or injured at night, on the weekends and on holidays.  We are open 365 days a year. No appointment is necessary, but a heads up is always appreciated.  You can fill out the necessary paperwork online before you arrive.

"I am beyond grateful to Dr. Axelband for opening Urgent Pet Care. He has been taking care of my dogs for over 20 years. This is a valuable service that will benefit all pet owners in South Florida when they need veterinary care evenings, weekends, and holidays. Urgent Pet Care is a more affordable alternative to the large, very expensive, 24-hour emergency hospitals for pets with minor illnesses or injuries."

Sandra Dezelan
Dezzy’s Second Chance Animal Rescue

We’re Here Whenever You Need Us


(954) 2URGENT
(954) 287-4368

Open Hours

Mon – Fri: 5PM-11PM
Saturday: 3PM-10PM
Sunday: 12PM-8PM
Holidays: 12PM-8PM


2871 Stirling Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312