Proudly serving The Villages, FloridaUrgentVet in The Villages is located just off of Highway 301. We’re on East County Road 466 – across Leatherman Lane from McDonald’s and in front of Wal-mart Supercenter.
12PM–8PM All Holidays
We understand what urgent means.Our UrgentVet mission is simple: We want to be here for your pet when your primary care vet can’t. Our goal is to provide quick, convenient, affordable care 365 days a year. Think of us as urgent care for pets in The Villages, Florida. We’ll be there when you need us most. Click here to tour our clinic.
Welcome to UrgentVet – The Villages
UrgentVet is proud to be a part of Florida’s Friendliest Hometown – The Villages. We stand ready to serve pets and pet parents of Sumter County. From Lady Lake to Wildwood to Leesburg to Summerfield, we’re here to help with minor injuries and illnesses that happen after hours, on the weekends or on holidays.
Fast Facts About Our Clinic
- Dog & cat specific exam rooms: Yes
- Large & small dog exam rooms: Yes
- Private comfort room: Yes
- Online check in: Yes
- Walk-ins accepted: Yes
- Percentage of pets discharged back to their home: 90%
- Open evenings: Yes
- Open weekends: Yes
- Open holidays: Yes
- Open overnight: No
- Preventative/general care: No
- Urgent care: Yes
- Diagnostics: Digital X-Ray machine, ultrasound, in-house lab
- Record keeping: Cloud-based medical record keeping software
- Pet health records & case information provided to regular vet: Yes
At Your Service
Dr. Lauren Proctor-Brown
Dr. Lauren-Proctor brown specializes in urgent care of pets through careful assessment and strategic treatment. Her goal is to see them through to good health so they can return to the care of their pet parent.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Louisville. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Proctor-Brown is a horsewoman and regularly competes in eventing, polo and show-jumping. When she’s not spending time with horses, she enjoys being with her border collie Caligo.
Dr. Courtney Sorenson
Dr. Courtney Sorensen is a graduate of Ross University, a veterinary school located on the island of St. Kitts. She attended the University of Florida during her clinical year and found a passion for emergency and critical care medicine. She recently completed a rigorous year-long internship at the BluePearl 24-hour emergency clinic in Tampa, Florida.
Courtney is originally from Texas, where she completed her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M and during her clinical year at UF, she met her fiancé Zachary, who currently works for state of Florida. In no time at all, she absolutely fell in love with Florida.
They are guardians to one dog – Sig-Muffin – the most perfect cattle dog, that is actually afraid of cows! They love to spend their time exploring the outdoors – hiking, boating, and enjoy their time with friends. They are excited that Gainesville is their family’s forever home.
UrgentVet provides care for non-life threatening emergencies that happen after your regular vet is closed. Here are some examples of the types of illnesses and injuries we treat.
Eye Discharge & Squinting
Not Eating or Not Drinking
Skin Allergies – Itching, Rashes, Hot Spots
Upper Respiratory Infections
Urinary Tract Problems – Frequency, Straining or Blood Vomiting
Cuts & Scrapes
Minor Wounds & Lacerations
Ain’t Doing Right
Anal Glands – Scooting, Licking
Anxiety & Motion Sickness
Ear Infections – Head Shaking, Ear Discharge
End of Life Care-Euthanasia
Hiding or Whining
Hives & Facial Swelling
Lumps & Bumps
We Don’t Treat
Proceed immediately to the nearest veterinary Emergency Hospital, not UrgentVet.
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