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Our emergency vets are open 365 days in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD, SA and WA.



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24/7 Emergency Vet Care & Specialty Services

The Animal Referral & Emergency Network (AREN) is Australia’s largest specialist and emergency network.

We’re always here for your pets, with over 20+ locations nationwide, including well-loved brands like Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) and Animal Emergency Centre (AEC). 

Whether it’s the middle of the night or a public holiday, we have emergency locations open 24/7 to help you. Our network also offers a wide range of speciality and referral services for pets that may require advanced care.



Emergency vets open 24/7

If your pet is ever in need of emergency vet attention or you are simply worried about their health, call or bring them into one of our emergency locations. Our experienced team of emergency vets and nurses can diagnose your pet and provide the proper care.

No appointment is necessary, please just visit us or call ahead.

Our highly experienced team of vets are here for you when you need it the most – 24 hours, 7 days a week, across the country.


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1200+ highly qualified team members across Australia

With over 1,200 dedicated team members, including over 600 nurses and over 390 veterinarians (including specialists and registrars), we provide exceptional care for your pets. Count on us for dedicated medical attention and comprehensive veterinary services.

Surgery • Medicine • Oncology • Anaesthesia • Diagnostic Imaging • Critical Care •Rehabilitation • Neurology • Behaviour • Dermatology • Dentistry • Ophthalmology

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Discover diverse and exciting career pathways. Part of Greencross Pet Wellness Company and the largest provider of high-quality integrated veterinary and pet services in Australia, a career within the Animal Referral & Emergency Network could take you anywhere.


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