Our veterinary staff is fully capable of delivering a complete thorough examination leading to a tentative diagnosis as well as performing emergency surgery during regular business hours. Please inform us prior to your visit of any accidents or situations that will be cause for preparation on our part by contacting our office immediately at (305) 238-5161.
We are not a 24-hour emergency clinic but do want to provide with the best care around the clock. Therefore, we would like to bring to your attention some options that you may want to consider in the event of an emergency.
If your pet has been in an accident or needs immediate medical attention after our normal business hours (8:00am-5:00pm Weekdays, 8:00am-4:00pm Saturday), The Pet Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is always a licensed veterinarian and veterinary technicians on to help you with your pet emergency. The Pet Emergency Room offers state-of-the-art surgical facilities, digital x-ray equipment, full functioning laboratory, ultrasound services, and pharmacy. They are located at 6394 South Dixie Highway, Miami Florida. Their phone number is (305) 666‑4142. Please try to call them prior to arriving in order to prepare them of the nature of the emergency. Following a visit to the emergency room it is a good idea to follow up with your usual veterinarian here at Dixie Animal Hospital so that they can continue the quality care your pet deserves.
There are other emergency and specialty clinics in the area that may meet your specific emergency requirements or maybe are more available to your location needs. One of the veterinary facilities at your disposal is Miami Veterinary Specialists. They are located at 8601 Sunset Drive, Miami Florida. They can be reached at (305) 665-2820. Another such clinic is Animal Emergency Clinic of South Florida located at 12683 S. Dixie Hwy, Miami Florida. They can be reached at (305) 251-2096.