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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Bernese Mountain dog in deep snow

December 20, 2016

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Our good friends at PetPlan have created a guide with some tips to keep our pups and kitties safe and healthy when the weather turns cold. Animal hospitals throughout the Philadelphia area see some specific cold-weather injuries and illnesses when the temperature drops. What are the most common cold-weather issues we see at Newtown Square […]

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Dogs at the dog park

September 19, 2016

At the Dog Park

There is a longstanding joke among veterinarians: “Dog parks keep us in business.” Why is that the case? Dog parks are rife with well-intentioned owners and misbehaved dogs, resulting in dog fights and dog bites. Dog parks may seem like a good idea: a way to exercise Fido, a way to socialize him, a way to […]

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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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