Golden Retriever dog recovering from foot surgery while wearing an Elizabethan collar in the shape of a cone for protection

Urgent Care

Urgent Care Services at Excelsior Springs Animal Clinic

When your furry friend is in need of immediate attention, Excelsior Springs Animal Clinic is here to provide compassionate and skilled urgent care services. Our dedicated team is available during extended hours to address a wide range of medical concerns, ensuring your pet receives the care they need, when they need it.

Urgent Care Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 12pm

What Cases Will We See?

From minor ailments to more serious injuries, our clinic is equipped to handle various urgent medical situations, including but not limited to:

  • Bite Wounds or Lacerations
  • Ear and Eye Problems
  • Digestive Issues (Vomiting, Diarrhea)
  • Orthopedic Conditions (Limping)
  • Parasite Infestations (Fleas, Worms)
  • Skin Problems and Allergies
  • Toxic Ingestions
  • Respiratory Problems (Coughing, Sneezing)
  • Urinary Issues
  • Traumatic Injuries

Excelsior Springs Animal Clinic houses state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, including X-rays and ultrasound machines, enabling us to swiftly and accurately assess your pet’s condition. Additionally, our in-house pharmacy ensures timely access to necessary medications and treatments.

How to Schedule an Urgent Care Appointment
Please call ahead to be added to our waitlist. Patients are prioritized based on the severity of their symptoms, with life-threatening cases given immediate attention. While we strive to accommodate all urgent cases promptly, some wait time may be necessary.

Cost of Urgent Care
The urgent care exam fee is $96.00 and is due at the time of service. Additional treatment costs may vary depending on the nature of the medical issue and required interventions.

After-Hours Care
For urgent medical issues outside of our regular hours, we recommend visiting one of the nearby emergency hospitals listed on our website. These facilities are equipped to provide round-the-clock care for your pet’s needs.

Payment Options
We accept cash, check, credit cards, debit cards, and Care Credit. Payment is required at the time of service.

Pet Insurance and Reimbursement
While we do not directly handle pet insurance claims, we provide detailed documentation of your pet’s visit for you to submit to your insurance provider for potential reimbursement.

Continued Care
Following urgent care treatment, we recommend scheduling a follow-up appointment with your primary care veterinarian for ongoing care and monitoring.

Species Treated
We offer urgent care services for dogs, cats, and select exotic pets and birds. Please call ahead to ensure we can accommodate your unique pet’s needs.

Your Pet’s Comfort and Safety
For the safety of your pet and our staff, we kindly ask that you allow our trained professionals to administer treatment. Rest assured, we’ll keep you informed of your pet’s progress and ensure you’re comfortable during your visit.

At Excelsior Springs Animal Clinic, we prioritize your pet’s health and well-being, providing compassionate urgent care services when they need it most. Contact us today to schedule your pet’s urgent care appointment.