When to go to the emergency vet in the UK?

When to go to the emergency vet in the UK?

If the emergency is out of hours, such as at night, at the weekend or on a bank holiday, contact your nearest Vets Now pet emergency clinic or Vets Now 24/7 hospital straight away. We have more than 50 out-of-hours pet emergency clinics and 24/7 hospitals across the UK, so there should be one close to you.

When to call the vet if your pet is sick?

Call us as early as you can. This will give us an indication of when we can expect you and an idea of what kind of emergency it is. This is especially important if your pet is very sick because it enables our veterinary team to prepare some of the emergency treatments to save time when you arrive.

When do you need to take your pet to the vet?

This is especially important if your pet is very sick because it enables our veterinary team to prepare some of the emergency treatments to save time when you arrive. It will also allow us to meet you at the door with a stretcher if your pet’s unable to walk.

Where can I get Free vet advice for my Pet?

If you need free veterinary advice on a range of life-threatening conditions please visit our online pet advice pages or type your query into our search tool (magnifying glass) above. What can I expect when I call Vets Now?

Is there a 24 hour emergency vet clinic?

Others only staff specialists who treat the most severely injured and ill pets in consultation with their regular veterinarian. This kind of care was once only available at veterinarian teaching hospitals, but now there are 24-hour emergency veterinary clinics in every part of the country.

Others only staff specialists who treat the most severely injured and ill pets in consultation with their regular veterinarian. This kind of care was once only available at veterinarian teaching hospitals, but now there are 24-hour emergency veterinary clinics in every part of the country.

If the emergency is out of hours, such as at night, at the weekend or on a bank holiday, contact your nearest Vets Now pet emergency clinic or Vets Now 24/7 hospital straight away. We have more than 50 out-of-hours pet emergency clinics and 24/7 hospitals across the UK, so there should be one close to you.

Can a vet refuse to provide after hours cover?

If a complaint was made to the Vet Council because a vet was accused of not providing adequate after hours cover, the whole case would be looked at rather than defining strict rules about aspects such as how far a client would have to drive to reach the vet, how long a delay was before a vet was available, etc.

What happens when you take your pet to the vet?

So you grab your keys, get your pet into the car, and drive straight to the 24-hour vet. After an exam and diagnostics (perhaps blood panels, urinalysis or imaging), the veterinarian has recommended keeping your pet overnight for continuous monitoring and supportive care.