If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency during our regular business hours, please be sure to call us before coming to the hospital to ensure we are available to assist you.
If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviours that you are concerned about, follow the steps below.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Saint John Animal Hospital.
Yes, please call us in advance to ensure that we are able to provide your animal with the care they need.
Saint John Animal Hospital makes every effort to provide emergency and urgent veterinary care for existing patients during our regular clinic hours.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, or if you are a new patient, we will refer you to the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
Below are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
Our Saint John animal hospital operates in a similar way to a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
It simply isn't possible for our team to predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. We respectfully ask that you call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your pet.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our veterinarian's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
At Saint John Animal Hospital we are unable to provide overnight care for pets that require ongoing care, however we will help you arrange for appropriate overnight veterinary hospitalization, so that your pet continues to get the urgent care they need.
Our veterinarians provide emergency care for cats and dogs.
Saint John Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our veterinarians are passionate about the health of Saint John companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.