It's our goal to provide your pets with the best veterinary care so they live long, healthy lives.

Critical Veterinary Care in Nashville, TN

In any emergency, every second counts. The highly skilled and experienced Belle Meade Animal Hospital staff is backed up by our mobile resuscitation unit and trained to administer the ABCs of basic life support – Airway, Breathing, and Circulation/Cardiac compressions. Our hospital is equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment to assist our veterinarians in quickly and efficiently treating your pet in the event of an emergency.

Signs of a Pet Medical Emergency

Please bring your pet to our hospital immediately if your dog or cat is experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures
  • Injuries/Trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Paralysis
  • Labor and delivery problems
  • Heatstroke

Emergency care is offered during regular business hours. In addition, our hospital utilizes the services of a local, fully staffed emergency center. 

Emergency Care During Business Hours

If your pet is having an emergency during our hospital hours, please call us at (615) 247-6984 or bring them to our hospital.

Emergency Care After Regular Business Hours and on Holidays

Guardian Vets is pleased to provide after-hours emergency consultations from a licensed veterinary professional. These individuals will help determine whether a trip to the Emergency Vet is necessary. 

To reach one of our on-call professionals:

  • Call our main number: (615) 247-6984.
  • When prompted, press 1.
  • Your call will automatically be connected to a licensed veterinary professional who will triage the emergency. No sitting on hold, no leaving a message with a service.

Our on-call veterinary professional can often help prevent unnecessary late-night trips to the ER and will assist you with scheduling an appointment with Belle Meade Animal Hospital at your earliest convenience.

Emergency Hospitals

If the on-call veterinary professional suggests you see a vet immediately, please see the below for emergency hospitals we recommend: 

BluePearl Pet Hospital
2409 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212

Nashville Veterinary Specialists
2971 Sidco Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Our Reviews

    “I just took my cat to Belle Meade Animal Hospital after a bad experience at another vet and it was the best experience I could have had. The whole staff is so kind from the front office staff, to the woman who took us to the room, & Dr. Roberts.”

    Sarah M.

    “The best vet you’ll ever need. They saved my dogs life. They heeled my golden retriever’s broken foot when two other vets couldn’t. The staff from the receptionist to the vet techs to the doctors are just fabulous.”

    Rod R.