Emergency Care

Emergencies often happen at the most unexpected times. Our skilled veterinarians and staff will do their best to make sure emergencies are attended to as quickly as possible. We will work to stabilize your animal and then will discuss with you the best options for both you and your pet. At this time, we are only able to see established clients for emergencies. If you are not currently a client with us and your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, please contact one of the emergency hospitals listed below.


Examples of Emergencies:

  • Persistent vomiting (or attempting to vomit without producing material)

  • Persistent diarrhea

  • Hit by vehicle

  • Attacked by animal(s)

  • Porcupine quilling

  • Laceration(s)

  • Falling/limping/broken bones

  • Seizures lasting longer than two minutes or first-time seizure in an animal that has never had one before

  • Male cat not urinating

  • Fainting

  • Toxic plant/chemical ingestion

  • Drug/medication ingestion

  • Foreign body ingestion (toys, clothing, string)

After-Hours Emergencies

If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency after normal business hours, please contact one of the following emergency clinics


  • Veterinary Quick Care at Freeport Crossing – (207) 274-3086 – open Monday-Friday 10am – 5pm, Fridays 10am – 5pm and Saturdays 10am - 3pm.


  • Animal Emergency Clinic of Mid-Maine in Lewiston – (207) 777-1110 – open Monday-Thursday 5pm – 8am, Fridays 5pm – overnight and open 24 hours Saturday and Sunday.

  • Eastern Maine Emergency Vet Clinic in Brewer – (207) 989-6267 - open Monday-Thursday 5:30pm – 8:00am and open 24 hours Saturday and Sunday.

  • Portland Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Care in Portland – (207) 878-3121 – open 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.

  • ​​​​​Maine Veterinary Medical Center in Scarborough – (207) 885-1290 – open 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.

If you are unsure if your pet is experiencing an emergency, please give us a call at (207) 873-4668.

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