We now offer contactless, mobile check-in!
Text shortcode Rt66 to 34947 and follow instructions.
If your pet is in critical condition, please call immediately: (505) 266-7866.
- Reliable overnight care
- Expert & dedicated staff
- Located in SE Albuquerque
To ensure our health and yours, we are requiring masks to be worn at all times.
We are currently receiving patients:
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Our staff has extensive experience in veterinary emergency medicine. You can rest easy knowing that your pets are always being monitored by a veterinarian and several experienced technicians.
Jeremy Welcome, DVM
Owner, Medical Director
Rowan Welcome, CVT
About Us – New Location
About us: Our dedicated team of skilled veterinarians and technicians delivers the highest quality emergency care for your pets. We provide emergency medicine services in our state-of-the-art facility. Additionally, we run diagnostics and testing in-house, thereby saving time and contributing to better health outcomes for your pet.
Locally owned, Route 66 Veterinary ECCC is the only veterinary hospital solely focused on emergency and critical care in the Albuquerque area. Visit us at our new location, off Historic Route 66, at 3601 Central Ave NE.
Call us if your pet is experiencing a pet health emergency at (505) 266-7866.
We proudly offer:
- Skilled veterinarians and staff »
- Pet first aid information »
- Emergency medicine services »
- Pet loss resources »
- Information for referring veterinarians »
Above all, our mission is to create positive change in people’s lives through compassionate care for their pets.
Route 66 Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center was established in 2015 and is a proud member of the American Animal Hospital Association. In addition, we are:
- a TopVet rated care center
- Animal Humane NM “Safety Net” contracted hospital
- Albuquerque Animal Welfare Division’s and Bernalillo County Animal Welfare Division’s ER veterinarian
We understand that having a pet with a health emergency is a stressful time. Because it is important that your pet get the care they need, we accept:
CareCredit can help you pay for out-of-pocket healthcare expenses for your pets.
We accept ScratchPay to deliver affordable pet care to tens of thousands of pet parents. With instant approvals and plans as low as 0% APR, difficult financial decisions don’t have to be difficult.