Pet Emergency and Urgent Care in South Tampa, FL
Welcome to VEG South Tampa!
Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in South Tampa 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 South Tampa pet emergency hospital is located at the intersection of Rt. 92, S Dale Mabry Hwy, and W Neptune St. VEG is within driving distance of Del Rio, Greater Northdale, and St. Petersburg; southwest of Busch Gardens.
Parking for our South Tampa pet hospital is around the back of the building and features an accessible space and wheelchair access ramp.
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. Cameron Smart
Medical Director VEG South Tampa
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Dr. Holly Dutton
Medical Director VEG Tampa
Dr. Kevin Kelley
Why Choose VEG A better experience means better care
Call Us 24/7
Pet emergencies shouldn’t be put on hold. Call and speak with a doctor to get your medical questions answered.
See a Vet Now
No appointment needed, come in 24/7. Care starts the moment you walk in the door.
No waiting and wondering in a lobby. Stay with your pet the entire time and get as involved as you like in their care.
At VEG, we make a scary situation less stressful. We sit on the floor with your pet, or wherever they’re most comfortable.
Walk in for:
High-quality critical care for when the unexpected happens.
Non-invasive, soft-tissue imaging with same-day results.
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.
Comfortable, compassionate care during the most difficult time.
A high-quality doctor is on site for emergency operations.
Treatment + Hospitalization
Care starts right away; if your pet needs to stay overnight, you can too.