We do our best to leave time in our schedule to see emergencies that occur during our business hours.  In some cases, we may ask to see your pet in one of our veterinary hospitals. In the event the emergency needs to be handled by a specialty center, we will guide you on the best choice for your pet’s extensive care.  If you are interested in having your pet transported to the nearest facility, please call our PETS service at (856) 833-4200 or visit the PETS web page

We do not see after hours emergencies and recommend that you contact the after hours emergency facility nearest to you listed below.

In general, what’s an emergency?

  • Any problem that persists longer than 24 hours.
  • Any problem that worsens over several hours.
  • Any systemic problems such as lethargy, loss of appetite, weakness and fever.
  • Body temperature less than 100°F or greater than 104°F.
  • Any indication that more than one body system (GI, urinary, neurological) is affected.

In case of an emergency, go to the nearest emergency vet clinic to you.
Below are emergency vet affiliates in our service areas:

For South Jersey and Pennsylvania Area Patients

NorthStar VETS

(609) 259-8300

Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC)

(215) 750-7884

Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services (CARES)

(215) 750-2774

Saint Francis Veterinary Center of South Jesery

(856) 467-0050

Regional Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center

(856) 728-1400

University of Pennsylvania

(215) 746-8911

Animal and Bird Healthcare Center


Emergency vets for pocket pets:

NorthStar VETS (See information above)
University of Pennsylvania (see information above)


For North Jersey/Bergen County Area Patients

Animal Emergency and Referral Associates

1237 Bloomfield Ave
Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 788-0500

Blue Pearl Emergency Pet Hospital

545 17 South
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 527-6699

Oradell Animal Hospital

580 Winters Ave.
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 262-0010

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