We see emergencies during our normal hospital hours. Please call us at (508) 870-0600 for immediate assistance. If your pet has an after-hours emergency or if we determine that your pet requires overnight nursing care or a level of specialty we cannot provide here, we will co-ordinate your pet's referral to the appropriate critical care or specialty hospital.

Pet Emergency CallsWe refer after-hours emergencies to:

Tufts – Foster Hospital for Small Animals
55 Willard St, North Grafton, MA 01536
(P) 508-839-5395
For Emergencies dial: 508-839-5395 (press 3)

Tufts VETS (Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties)
525 South Street, Walpole, MA 02081
(P) 508-668-5454

Angell Animal Medical Center
350 S Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(P) 617-522-7282

ASPCA Animal Poison Control
(P) 888-426-4435

Pet Poison Helpline
(P) 800-213-6680

Emergencies

  • Before 9:00 pm — Call our pager at (508) 307-6661
  • After 9:00 pm and Sundays — Call Tufts-Foster Small Animal Hospital at (508) 839-5395

Some Common Emergencies

  • Ingest Foreign Substance — Please call the Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435
  • Hit By Car — Please seek immediate veterinary assistance, even if your pet seems bright and alert
  • Seizure — If your dog is having a seizure for more than 5 minutes, please contact a vet immediately. A seizure lasting more than 15 minutes MUST BE STOPPED.
  • Excessive Vomiting or Diarrhea — Contact a veterinarian for assistance
  • Problems Breathing — Immediately contact Tufts-Foster Hospital for Small Animals at (508) 839-5395