As of Oct. 1, 2021 we are no longer seeing after hour emergencies. The emergency clinics in our area are listed below including the times of operation and the types of pets they treat. You call also still call the clinic after hours and our answering service can assist you with emergency clinic information. These emergency centers have excellent staff and offer high-quality emergency services. A phone call to the emergency clinic prior to your visit is recommended.
For guidance as to when a situation may be considered an emergency, click here.
Local Emergency Clinics
Cats and Dogs:
VetUrgency (comparable to an Urgent Care for humans)
434 Prospect Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21701
(VetUrgency is open: M-F 6pm-Midnight; Sat-Sun 9am-Midnight)
Mountain View Animal Emergency (open 24/7)
13810 Crayton Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Veterinary Referral Associates (open 24/7)
500 Perry Pkwy
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
If the emergency is life threatening, the closest emergency center is CARE in Frederick: 301-662-2273
Pender Veterinary Center (open daily 7AM-10PM)
4001 Legato Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22033
Falls Road Animal Hospital (open 24/7)
6314 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21209
Second Chance Wildlife in Gaithersburg 301-926-9453
Maryland Department of Natural Resources 410-260-8888
Frederick County Animal Control 301-600-1544 (7AM-10PM) 301-600-1603 (after hours)
Frisky’s Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary in Woodstock (small mammals only) 410-418-8899
Owl Moon Raptor Center in Boyds (hawks and owls only) 301-353-8947
Emergency services are available to our regular clients and patients.