Emergency

Emergency Care

NSVH will happily accommodate emergency appointments for our sick patients during regular hospital hours. Please call before bringing in a pet with a medical emergency, so we can be prepared for your arrival.


If your pet experiences a medical emergency during hours that NSVH is closed, please call one of the following 24 hour emergency facilities:

HOPE Veterinary Specialists

Phone: 610-296-2099
40 Three Tun Road, Malvern PA 19355
www.hopevs.com

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates

610-666-1050
2626 Van Buren Ave., Valley Forge, PA 19482
www.metro-vet.com


If your pet has ingested or come in contact with a potentially poisonous substance, please call:

ASPCA Poison Control

1-(888) 426-4435
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control


If you have found injured wildlife:

Schuylkill Wildlife Center

(215) 482-8217
schuylkillcenter.org

TriState Bird Rescue

(302) 737-9543
tristatebird.org

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