In the event of an emergency during clinic hours, please call ahead at (09) 281 3 481 and proceed directly to Ellerslie Veterinary Clinic & Cattery.
For after hour emergencies, please call the VS A&E Emergency Veterinary Care
on (09) 320 5645.

You are welcome to call VSA for phone advice upfront.

In case of a potential poisoning:

New Zealand Poison Hotline: 0800 POISON (0800 764 766)
Or online:

Chocolate Ingestion:

We find this tool useful for you to assess if we should see your dog in the case of chocolate ingestion:

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For pets needing emergency care when we are closed, you will be referred to:

VS A&E Emergency Veterinary Care
1 Te Apunga Place
Sylvia Park
(09) 320 5645

Other emergency facilities in the local area are:

Animal Emergency Centre
97 Carrington Road
Mt Albert
Phone: (09) 849 2121

Western After Hours Vet
2/348 Rosebank Road
Phone: (09) 820 7273

North Shore After Hours Vet Clinic
2/96 Ellice Rd
North Shore
Phone: (09) 443 5640