Emergency Veterinary Services

Emergency Vet CareThe life of a veterinarian is about providing the best preventive and wellness care, as well as ensuring your pet is supported by the best emergency services possible, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

During our regular business hours, Dr. Heller and our medical staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet encounters. If possible, please call (302) 376-1400 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

If your pet experiences an emergency outside our normal business hours, we refer to the following emergency veterinary hospitals:

Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware
290 Churchmans Road
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 322-6933

Delmarva Animal Emergency Center
1482 East Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 697-0850


When Should I Seek Emergency Care for My Pet?

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet: