Pet Emergency and Urgent Care in Charlotte, NC

Welcome to VEG Charlotte!

Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in Charlotte come in. From vomiting to complex surgeries, we treat emergency and urgent care needs for all kinds of pets—even avians and exotics! Discover the VEG difference, with our open floor plan hospitals, pet-parent participation, and an emergency-focused team that’s always ready to expect the unexpected.

Our Charlotte pet emergency hospital is conveniently located in the Sharon Corners shopping center, near the Sharon Rd. entrance. It is easily accessible from Matthews, Mint Hill, and Pineville. Please use Sharon Corners as your destination when using your GPS.

Our Charlotte pet hospital features a large parking lot right outside our front door. If you need assistance getting your pet into the hospital, call ahead—one of our VEGgies will meet you at the door. Your pet will receive urgent vet care and you never have to leave their side.

Dr. Ashley Gray Assemat

Medical Director VEG Charlotte

Virginia Tech

Dr. Gray grew up on a farm outside of Charlottesville and after college (Go Hokies!), she moved to Charlotte to complete her internship. She practiced in emergency and GP for over a decade, and has been with VEG since 2021 before opening the Charlotte location as its Medical Director. She is passionate about VEG’s open concept, she loves how the VEG way provides a comfortable environment and a better connection between pet parents, the veterinary care team, and pets. She enjoys collaborating with her customers’ GP and specialty veterinarians. Her other passion is mentoring vet students and new grads. Dr. Gray is the author of “Becoming a Millennial Veterinarian” and “New Vet Jumpstart Guide GP and ER Editions.” She lives in South Charlotte with her husband, two daughters, two cats, and two Aussie mixes. She loves traveling, spending time with loved ones, and reading.

VEG Charlotte team exam dog
VEG Charlotte team with cat on table

Why Choose VEG customer-focused veterinary emergency care

Call Us 24/7

Call Us 24/7

Pet emergencies shouldn’t be put on hold. Call and speak with a veterinarian to get your medical questions answered.

See a Vet Now

See a Vet Now

No appointment needed, come in 24/7. Emergency vet care starts the moment you walk in the door.

Stay Together

Stay Together

No waiting and wondering in a lobby. Stay with your pet the entire time and get as involved as you like in their care.

Stress Less

Stress Less

At VEG, we make a scary situation less stressful. We sit on the floor with your pet, or wherever they’re most comfortable.

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Walk in for:



High-quality critical care for when the unexpected happens.


Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Non-invasive, soft-tissue imaging with same-day results.


Urgent Care

For injuries or illnesses that simply cannot wait.



Performed on site to immediately diagnose fractures, stones, foreign ingestions, and more. 


Diagnostics + Testing

Done right in our hospital for less wait time and fast results. 


End-of-Life Care

Comfortable, compassionate care during the most difficult time.



A high-quality veterinarian is on site for emergency operations.


Treatment + Hospitalization

Care starts right away; if your pet needs to stay overnight, you can too.

Hospital Row

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