VCA Fairleigh Animal Hospital

Helpful Links

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Emergency Hospitals:

Jefferson Animal Hospital
4504 Outer Loop
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 969-9900

Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services
11800 Capital Way
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 266-7007

Louisville Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services
13160 Magisterial Drive
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 244-3036

Pet Adoptions:

Looking for a new pet? Adopting is the responsible route to take. Visit these sites to find the perfect pet for you. allows you to look at homeless pets in Louisville and surrounding areas. This site has a search engine so that you can be specific in your search for a new pet.

Animal Control

Kentucky Humane Society

Animal Care Society

Shamrock Foundation
The Shamrock Foundation adopts dogs and cats and also specializes in Greyhound adoptions.

Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs. Looking for a golden retriever, GRRAND is the place to look. Interested in general donations or volunteering?

Dog Parks:

There are currently five dog runs/parks in Louisville. An application for entry to the parks can be found on the Louisville Dog Run Association's website. All parks require that dogs be up-to-date on vaccines and are licensed with Jefferson County. The parks have rules and restrictions so that when you take your dog to the park he/she is at less risk of coming home with any diseases or parasites.


General questions about your pet's health?

Questions about rescues or abuse?

What are heartworms?

Have you heard about pet insurance?

What happens when your pet passes?


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:


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Emergency Care

In the event of an emergency during our normal office hours, please call ahead if possible and proceed directly to our practice.

For after-hour emergencies, we advise that you contact one of the pet emergency centers listed below:

Jefferson Animal Hospital
4504 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 969-9900

Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services
11800 Capital Way, Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 266-7007

Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners (formerly LVSES)
13160 Magisterial Drive, Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 244-3036