Animal Emergency Service Tanawha

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431 Tanawha Tourist Dr, Tanawha QLD 4556
07 5445 1333
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431 Tanawha Tourist Dr, Tanawha QLD 4556
07 5445 1333
24/7
365 days a year

No appointment required.

How to find us

Animal Emergency Service Tanawha is your after hours emergency vet on the Sunshine Coast.

In a handy location to the surrounding suburbs of:

  • Sippy Downs
  • Chevallum
  • Buderim
  • Mooloolaba
  • Palmview
  • Forest Glen

The hospital is easily accessible from the Sunshine Motorway.

Directions from the North
    • Take exit 25 from the Sunshine Motorway towards Tanawha Forest Glen Tourist Drive/Buderim.
    • At the end of the exit, turn right onto Sippy Downs Drive over the Sunshine Motorway overpass.
    • Continue straight (Sippy Downs Drive turns into Tanawha Tourist Drive) and take the next right onto Kirby Court (BP will be on your left, and we are located where you will see a yellow sign with the word VET in all black).

Landmarks you’ll see: BP Service Station, UltraTune Auto Service Centre, Chancellor Park Veterinary Surgery

  • Our driveway is on your next right.
Directions from the South
  • Take exit 194 from the Bruce Highway (M1).
  • Continue straight on the Sunshine Motorway and take exit 25 towards Tanawha Tourist Drive/Buderim (there is a brown tourist road sign marking the exit).
  • Take the left-hand slip lane onto Tanawha Tourist Drive for 120m and take the next right onto Kirby Court (BP will be on your left, and on the right, you will see a yellow sign with the word VET in all black where we are located).
  • The driveway to the premises is your next right.

Landmarks you’ll see: BP Service Station, UltraTune Auto Service Centre, Chancellor Park Veterinary Surgery

After hours vet helping pets on the Sunshine Coast

Since opening in 2014, hundreds of pet owners in the local community have trusted Dr Matt Rosen and our team of vets and nurses with their pets.

If you’re ever feeling anxious or worried about your pet’s health, come on down and see us.

When your pet is discharged from the hospital, we will pass on your pet’s medical history to your vet, so they can update your pet’s medical records and access any test results they need for your pet’s ongoing care.

What we do at Animal Emergency Service Tanawha

We are familiar with the lush thick forest and beautiful beach areas on the Sunshine Coast, having seen a variety of patient conditions such as:

  • Tick paralysis
  • Cane toad poisoning
  • Heat stroke
  • Saltwater toxicity
  • Dehydration
  • Snake envenomation
  • Plant poisoning
  • Upset stomach, diarrhea and nausea
  • Any time you are feeling worried about your pet it’s worth a visit to the vet to put your mind at ease

Our team has a soft spot for wildlife, caring for sick and injured native animals and working with rehabilitation groups to release them back into the wild.

We love returning lost pets back home to their worried owners, and even recently reunited an owner with a cat that had been missing for over two years!

We are an active part of the vet community, regularly getting together with vet colleagues from surrounding practices to share knowledge about the region’s foremost emergencies – everything from red belly black snake bites to advances in tick paralysis patient care.

If you ever find yourself worried about your pet, call on us for help.

Amanda Atkinson Animal Emergency Service Tanawha

Meet Our Team

Our experienced and dedicated team of after hours vets and nurses are here to help you when your pet is in need.

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Cheryl Linfoot

Recent events had me taking my loved fur girl into Animal Emergency Jindalee. If and whatever the circumstances with your pet do not hesitate to bring them in for care with this team. If the outcome is unfortunately a sad one you are in the best place. If you have...

Cheryl Linfoot

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A Cowen

Our family has nothing but good things to say about this clinic – they have been there for us when our little man Squirt has needed urgent help, conducting necessary tests and supporting us with his ongoing palliative treatment.
The team are very good with our cat, even when he...

A Cowen

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Kelly-Riley

Amazing. Truly a wonderful, professional team.
I needed their services after hours on 19.06.20 and everything was handled in a professional, courteous manner. My girl, Jessie, and I were greeted in a quick, efficient manner, and the procedure was explained in clear, precise terms. I was even informed of the...

Kelly Riley

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Val - 5 Star Review

We are new to the area and I was so worried when My Fur baby hurt his paw! The staff were amazing took him in straight away, their COVID procedures were probably the best I have seen. They kept us up to date with what they were doing, Dr Gail...

Val Rodrigues

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Zeak S - 5 Star Review

The best emergency vet in Brisbane – they were absolutely fantastic with their care of my dog. The vets and nurses took the time and effort to explain everything to me.
You can tell all the staff genuinely care about the animals.
Really appreciate again!

Zeak S

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Monty - 5 Star Review

The team at AES were so amazing when my border collie was bought in unresponsive suffering from a perforated bowl and cared for by Dr Ellie and the team in Pet ICU!!! Thank you ladies for taking such good care of Monty!!! You did such an amazing job.

Karina Schafer

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Tori

We cannot thank Dr. Ella Yarsley enough for the thoroughness and compassion shown towards our baby Kiara on our emergency visit Sunday.

Tori J

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No-one likes to have a situation where you have to take your pet to the emergency vet. But, it happens. I have had to take my little poodle on several occasions, and each time the service has been very professional, friendly and supportive. I would definitely recommend anyone seeking emergency...

Sharyn Lappe

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Finn Hilton

Was there for my puppy when he got sick after hours. I am deeply impressed that this vet service is available at all times that other vets are closed. Ie at night, weekends and public holidays…

Finn Hilton

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Animal Emergency Service Tanawha saved both of my little best friends after a freak poisoning accident. The staff addressed the situation with professionalism and also empathy for my emotional state. Cannot thank them enough.

Channelle Robinson