Call & Speak with a Doctor VEG Fort Lauderdale

Emergency Vet and Urgent Care in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Welcome to VEG Fort Lauderdale!

Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in Ft. Lauderdale 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 Ft. Lauderdale, FL pet emergency hospital is located within minutes of Coconut Creek, Davie, Hollywood, Plantation, and Pompano Beach. VEG Fort Lauderdale is located on N. Federal Highway, across from NE 16th St.

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. Enio Sanmarti

Medical Director VEG

University of California, Davis; Cornell University; Oradell Animal Hospital rotating internship

Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Sanmarti served as an Emergency Medicine and Critical Care doctor at several specialty practices before joining VEG. His special interest is in internal medicine, trauma, and critical care. His passion is to teach medical excellence and doctor development. Off-hours, Dr. Sanmarti loves spending time with his wife, family, and friends. He enjoys “everything ocean,” from cruising on a boat to diving.

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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.

Call & Speak with a doctor Open 24/7,  Even Holidays!

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

Call & Speak with a doctor Open 24/7,  Even Holidays!