Pet Urgent Care
These services will be offered Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, and closed Sundays. We will still be offering emergency appointments on a case-by-case basis, Monday – Saturday.
We do ask for clients or referring veterinarians to call ahead whenever possible. We will be able to accommodate:
- Allergic reactions
- Porcupine quills
- Bite wounds
- Skin issues
- Blood in urine or stool
- Coughing (without respiratory distress)
- Tick-born diseases
- Ear infections
- End-of-life assessments/euthanasia
- Eye infections
- Abnormal gait
- Loss of appetite, etc.
If we suspect a pet may require overnight hospitalization, we may refer you to a 24-hour facility.
Pet Poison Hotline
If your pet has ingested any foreign substance, we recommend calling The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435 immediately. They will be able to assist you immediately and provide a recommendation on the level of care that your pet needs.
If you do need further assistance, please call us at 802-773-2779 or see the emergency locations below if it is after our regular business hours.
Recognizing an Emergency
Just as with any condition, a quick prognosis is ideal for positive, healthy outcomes. If ever you think your pet needs medical care, don’t hesitate to call us at 802-773-2779. You’ll always be able to talk with a trained professional who will help determine whether or not your pet needs to be seen.
Emergent Veterinary Care
- Severe bleeding
- Choking or difficulty breathing
- Inability to urinate or defecate
- Ingestion of a known toxin
- Heatstroke or hypothermia
- Eye injury
- Encounter with a wild animal
- Trauma injury, such as being hit by a car or falling from a great height
- Bleeding from the nose, mouth, or rectum
- Suspected fractures
- Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
- Labor lasting longer than an hour