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If you have an emergency during normal office hours, please call immediately or come in. We will see you regardless of whether you are a current client.
Please see our Calendar for Saturdays we are open and holidays we are closed.
We also offer extremely limited after hours and emergency care for our existing clients based on availability of the doctors and staff. To access the after hours message center, simply call the main clinic number 910-454-8910 and follow the voice prompts to leave a message. We can also return your call with advice if you are unsure what to do.
When we are unavailable or if we cannot be reached, please contact Animal Emergency and Trauma Hospital of Wilmington:
Animal Emergency and Trauma Hospital of Wilmington
50 Greenville Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435 for the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Resource, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For cases requiring the resources only a large specialty hospital can provide, we often refer to the NC State University College Of Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The NCSU-CVM-VTH is one of the highest rated regional academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. They also offer emergency services and you can reach them at (919) 513-6500.