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.
More after hours clinics in the wider area are listed further below.

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, please call:

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