Emergency Pet Care
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*Update: As of July 5th, Boston West will be closed overnight until the end of August. There will be technicians on staff to watch stable patients overnight. Angell West ER is closed. BluePearl in Waltham will remain a 24 hour facility. If you have any questions about emergency care facitlities, please give us a call.*
We are equipped to see certain veterinary emergencies during our regular hours. However, if your pet experiences an after-hours emergency, they require an overnight observation, or we determine they require a level of specialty care that can be better provided elsewhere, we’ll refer you to the closest specialty care or emergency animal hospital.
In case of an after-hours emergency, please contact:
Foster Hospital for Small Animals - Tufts
55 Willard Street, North Grafton, MA 01536
Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties (VETS)
525 South Street, Walpole, MA 02081
BluePearl - Waltham
180 Bear Hill Road, Waltham MA 02451
Angell Animal Medical Center - Boston
350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
20 Cabot Road, Woburn, MA 01801
Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty
5 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA 01760
293 Second Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC)*
*A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.
We recommend familiarizing yourself with the location and policies of the 24-hour veterinary hospital closest to you. In some cases, a veterinarian or technician may be able to help you over the phone before deciding if an emergency visit is necessary.
- Who's in Charge of Your Animal's Care While You're Away? (AVMA)
- 13 Animal Emergencies that Should Receive Immediate Veterinary Consultation and/or Care (AVMA)
- 7 Things You Should Know in Case of an Emergency with Your Pet (AVMA)
- First Aid Tips for Pet Owners (AVMA)
For immediate assistance, call us at (508) 881-2400.