EmergenciesAs 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:

Partner Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (open 24/7)
7330 Guilford Dr.
Frederick, MD 21704

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


Veterinary Emergency Group (open 24/7)
6630A Marie Curie Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075

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 during regular office hours.