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Emergency Veterinary Care

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for their existing patients (cats and dogs) during regular clinic hours. 

(610) 328-3600 After-Hours Emergencies

Daytime Emergency Care

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital

Hours:
  • Monday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Thursday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Friday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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After-Hours Emergency Care

Pinnacle Veterinary Specialists

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 610-447-8797


Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency (PASE)

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 267-727-3738


HOPE Veterinary Specialty

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 610-296-2099


West Chester Animal Emergency Center

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 610-696-4110


UPenn Veterinary Hospital Emergency Wing

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 215-898-4685


Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware

OPEN: 24/7

Call: 302-322-6933


Emergency Veterinary Services

If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, please call the nearest of the after-hours emergency pet hospital locations above. 

The reliable and compassionate team at Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.

  • Call Ahead If Possible - During regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the emergency pet hospital know you are on your way, instructions may be provided to help you apply first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Do not put yourself at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Delaware County veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above.

Emergency FAQs

Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for their existing clients (cats and dogs) during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance.

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
    • Tuesday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
    • Wednesday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
    • Thursday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
    • Friday: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
    • Saturday: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Sunday: Closed
     

  • What situations require emergency veterinary care?

    The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:

    • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Seizures and/or staggering
    • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
    • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
    • Injuries to the eye(s)
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Heat stress or heatstroke
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Unconsciousness
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Our Delaware County animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait. 

    We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.

    If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule, we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above. 

  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital we are not able to provide overnight care for animals in need.

    If an emergency patient in our care requires further treatment or overnight monitoring, we will stabilize them for transfer to a nearby emergency pet hospital.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians are mostly experienced with cats and dogs but will see other small animals, such as birds and rodents, in serious situations. 

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New Patients Welcome

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Delaware County companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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(610) 328-3600