Emergency hospital open 24 hours a day


On-Site Diagnostic Tools

Our facility is equipped with diagnostic tools such as CT and endoscopy which help our team diagnose and discuss a treatment plan that best supports your pet. To learn more call us at 403.995.3270.


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Urgent Care Services

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, please bring them in immediately. Call us at 403.995.3270 so we can be ready for your arrival.



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Welcome to Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency in Okotoks, AB

24/7 Emergency & Referral Practice

At Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency (SAVE), we are dedicated to providing emergency services for our wide community of animal lovers and their cherished pets. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week even on holidays and are located just 15 minutes outside of Calgary in Okotoks, AB.



Our Team & Facility

Our mission is to treat each patient like they are our own family, to provide pet owners with thorough and detailed information about their pet’s treatments, diagnostics and medical concerns. Our team is driven by respect for each other, compassion for animals and empathy for the pet owners.

We provide high-quality walk-in urgent care, diagnostics, and referral appointments for our specialty departments. Our facility is equipped with advanced in-house diagnostic equipment including CT scan, X-ray, ultrasound, and endoscopy tools to thoroughly assess and diagnose the health of patients with precision and expertise.

Our team of over 25 dedicated veterinary professionals includes experienced veterinarians with extensive surgical experience who can perform a range of surgeries including emergency, orthopedic, soft tissue, exploratory, and wound repair. During emergencies, your furry friend is not just cared for they are treated with thorough expertise and genuine affection.

An Extension of Your Primary Veterinarian

We strive to foster strong partnerships within the veterinary community, working collaboratively to enhance the quality of care for our furry companions. Consider us an extension to your primary veterinary team, committed to achieving optimal outcomes through cooperative efforts. Our veterinarians closely coordinate with both you and your primary veterinarian to ensure the best possible medical care for your pet. Keeping your primary hospital informed about your pet’s stay with us ensures seamless continuity of their medical care.

Award-Winning Hospital

We take pride in our 8+ years of service to the community and feel privileged to have earned recognition from our clients with various awards.

Meet the Team
Veterinarian Veronika Pak and her team were warm and helpful from the very first phone call to treatment to aftercare…


Very friendly staff. Helped me feel at ease and hopefully made my dog feel better. I highly recommend this…

Jaysen Schwartzenberger

I had to make the devastating decision a few days ago to let my pup go to the rainbow bridge…

Connie Rogers

An amazing veterinary. They we're all such wonderful people who prioritized the care of our bird. Although it was…

Mathew Langley (laughing Gorilla)