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. Please note that all local area emergency hospitals are experiencing longer than usual wait times. It is strongly advised to call ahead before proceeding with your pet.

Pinnacle Veterinary Specialists

Phone: 610-477-8797
600 Evergreen Drive, Suite 110, Glen Mills PA 19342
https://pinnacle.vet/

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates

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

Blue Pearl Conshohocken

484-567-7999
625 Ridge Pike Building B, Conshohocken PA 19428

https://bluepearlvet.com/hospital/conshohocken-pa/


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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Happy cat

September 9, 2016

Happy Cat Month

My friends at the CATalyst Council have designated September as Happy Cat Month, and for good reason. Despite the fact that there are significantly more pet cats than dogs in America (75 million cats vs. 69 million dogs), dogs come to the vet more than twice as often as cats. Many cats go to the vet […]

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May 13, 2014

How to Bring Your Cat to the Vet in 3 Easy Steps

In the average week, we see easily three to four times more dogs than cats for appointments, despite the fact that pet cats outnumber dogs in the United States. Why is this the case? A recent study determined that the number of feline visits to veterinarians decreased 14% from 2001 to 2011 despite an increase in […]

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Puppy eating money

March 4, 2016

But the Humane Society is Cheaper

A client said to me today: “My brother had his dog spayed at the Humane Society and it was only $100. Why is your clinic so much more expensive? Cost is an issue for us and if all things are equal, we would rather have our dog spayed there, too.” Sigh. All things aren’t equal […]

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