Urgent Care for Dogs

Need after hours veterinary care for your dog? We know how important your furry kids are, which is why we’re conveniently open after hours unlike a traditional family vet. Our pet urgent care clinic offers fast and affordable treatment for urgent dog health issues as an efficient and economical option.

We can help your dog get better faster without having to wait until your family vet is open, and without having to pay emergency room fees.

Urgent Vet Services for Dogs

We are here after hours from 4pm-11pm on weekdays and 10am-7pm on weekends to help with your dog’s non life-threatening injuries and illnesses.

We treat all types of dog emergencies including wounds or burns, limping and possible fractures, eye and ear infections, vomiting and diarrhea, toxin ingestion, dietary indiscretion and poisonings, lethargy and loss of appetite, urine or stool issues, and any other signs of pain or distress. Here are just some of the treatments and tests we can provide:

  • Surgery/wound repair
  • Ear cleaning
  • Infection treatments
  • Treatments for vomiting and diarrhea
  • Bloodwork
  • Urinalysis
  • Digital X-rays
  • Cytology
  • Bedside ultrasound
  • Tonometry
  • EKG, pulse oximetry
  • End of life care (euthanasia)
  • And more – please see symptoms here.

We have extensive experience in dog health care and a state of the art clinic to treat your dog right here in Watertown, MA or Portland, ME. You can trust that our team of veterinarians, vet techs, and veterinary assistants can handle any urgent health issue your pet might encounter.

When To Bring Your Dog To Urgent Care

Some of the most common causes of urgent care visits for pets are vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, small wounds and injuries, and allergic reactions.

You know your pet best, and we are here for you anytime they need urgent care. If your dog is exhibiting any symptoms of pain or illness, or in need of treatment for any of the health issues above, you should bring Rover in to urgent care right away. Anytime your pet has a critical health concern that you think needs veterinary attention, but you don’t want to wait until your usual vet clinic has an appointment available, is a good time to bring your pet in.

We can also provide labs and health diagnostics for your pets that are usually more costly at other after hours veterinary facilities.

Dog Urgent Care FAQs

How long does a visit for my dog take?

The wait time depends on the current patient load, but you can expect our total wait times and treatment times to be much shorter than your typical animal hospital emergency room.

Are you an animal hospital?

We are not a 24 hour animal hospital, but we treat the dog injuries and illnesses that a hospital would see, without the cost of an emergency room visit.

Do you provide regular dog health checkups?

We are primarily an urgent care clinic, so Fido should continue to have regular checkups with your family veterinarian.

What if you can’t treat my dog?

We can treat any illness or injury that is non life-threatening, and we also want to make sure your dog gets the best level of care. During your visit we will discuss the best options for your pet’s care and treatment, including recommendations if you need to go to the emergency room.

Do you take dog health insurance?

Yes, but pet health insurance is different from human health insurance as the subscriber pays the clinic out of pocket and then gets reimbursed by their pet insurance company. We can help you submit the claim. See our blog about pet health insurance here.

Watertown, MA 347 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472
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  • Monday-Friday4pm-11pm
  • Saturday-Sunday10am-7pm

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  • Monday-Friday2pm-9pm
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