Animal Emergency Service

Vets & Veterinary Surgeons - Carrara, QLD

24 Hour Emergency Animal Hospital

104 Eastlake St, Carrara QLD 4211

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About Us

About Animal Emergency Service

  • 3 Locations - Brisbane-Gold Coast-Sunshine Coast
  • No Appointment Is Required
Our dedicated team together with our medical equipment and facilities provide the best possible care for your pet.
Animal Emergency Service is a veterinary practice which has been dedicated to providing after hours emergency treatment for pets and wildlife in Brisbane and Logan for over 15 years. Our experienced team of veterinarians and nurses continuously train in the field of emergency and critical care, in order to provide your pet with immediate, first class veterinary care.

Our monitoring equipment allows us to care for the most critical patients. Monitors we use commonly include:

  • Pulse Oximeter
  • ECG
  • Blood Pressure
  • Capnography


Sometimes emergency surgery is required to save a patients life. We are well equipped with a surgical suite containing anaesthetic machine, hydraulic table and monitoring equipment. Of course, the most important part of the surgery is the veterinary surgeon. We train all veterinarians to develop competency and have highly skilled surgeons on call at all times.

Intensive Care:

Experienced Team Of Vets & Nurses Specialising In Emergency Care

We are here to provide intensive care for your pet when they need it most. It is important to us as veterinarians and pet owners, that we do it well. All hospitalised patients are under constant supervision by qualified nurses and vets.

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53 055 758 800
Also trades as
Animal Emergancy Services (AES)
Also listed under
Veterinary Animal Clinics & Hospitals

Products and Services


Birds, Cats, Cattle, Dogs, Fish, Goats, Guinea Pigs, Horses, Mammals, Sheep, Snakes, Turtles, Wildlife


Hospitalisation, Vaccinations


Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Ultrasonography


Anaesthesia, Endoscopy, Euthanasia, Ultrasound


Arthritis, Behaviour, Diseases, Fleas, Heartworm, Injuries, Pain, Ticks, Trauma, Worms


Animal Clinics, Animal Hospitals, Blood Bank, Intensive Care, Laboratory

Service Option

24hr Turnaround, Emergency Service




Small Animals


Blood Tests, ECG, Examinations, X-rays


Back, Eyes

Hours of Operation

24hr Emergency Service




After hours Vet, Late Night Vet, After Hours Aninal Emergency, Late Night Animal Emergency, 24 hour weekend Vet, Vets Open Public Holidays

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  • What should i do when my pet has a fit?

    1. Don't try to stop it. 2. Start counting or timing how many seconds it lasts. 3. Remove sharp objects or dangerous obstacles from the animal's immediate area. 4. Contact your Vet as soon as possible.

  • What causes fits?

    Fits are a sign of many different diseases. They are a sign of the disease "epilepsy", but they can also be a sign of other diseases in other parts of the body. Only after these other disease possibilities have been ruled out by tests can a diagnosis of epilepsy be decided. Fits can be caused by problems outside the brain. E.g. liver disease, low blood sugar, lead poisoning, snail bait ingestion, heatstroke, or inside the brain. E.g. head trauma or distemper.

  • Is it important to try to control epilepsy?

    Yes. If not controlled with medication (usually daily), the "blown fuse" will most likely affect a progressively larger area of the brain. This will result in more frequent and more severe "crossed wires", which can eventually be fatal if they persist for long enough.

  • How often will epileptic animals have fits?

    It is quite variable from animal to animal. The period between fits may be anywhere from one day to several weeks.

  • How long can my pet live with epilepsy?

    That is impossible to predict, but most epileptic animals have normal lifespan. Regularly monitoring your pet's medication, and maximizing seizure control are important factors that contribute to a normal life. Related Articles Below is a list of similar articles. Toad Toxicity Hidden Dangers in Homes Fits, Seizures and Epilepsy Poisoning

  • Are fits painful to my pet?

    No. while they may seem confused, there is no evidence that the animals experience physical pain.

  • Is a fit the same as a convulsion?

    Yes. The words "fit", "seizure" , and "convulsion" all mean basically the same thing. The word "epilepsy", however, means something different (see further below).

  • Is there a cure for fits?

    Sometimes, it depends on what is causing them (see above) EPILEPSY Epilepsy is the name for a very specific disease process within the brain. The exact cause is not known but the process can be likened to an electrical short circuit, or a "blown fuse". The "blown fuse" causes temporary 'crossed wires', which you see as a fit - inco-ordinated activity.

  • Is there a cure for epilepsy?

    No - remember that epilepsy is defined here as a particular disease of the brain. It can only be controlled with medicatio , not cured.

  • What is a fit?

    Your animal may lose control of some or all if its muscles. This may appear as trembling or twitching, or a fainting spell, or any range of behaviour in between the two extremes. Your animal may appear to be mentally disoriented, dizzy or blind. It may also lose control of its bowels and/or bladder.