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Emergency Pet Care

At Melrose Animal Clinic, you and your pet are so much more than a number. You’re a part of our clinic family, and as such, we want to provide the support you need when you need it most. We are flexible and available to handle any emergency situation that occurs during our open hours. Please call ahead if possible so we can be prepared to receive you.

Additionally, one of our veterinarians is on-call after we close our doors every night. They are available for consultation from 8:00pm-11:00pm. Simply call our number at (781) 662-4888 and ask for the on-call vet to be paged so they can advise you regarding your concerns.

Learn more about when you should call your veterinarian
in the "When Should You Call Us?" video in our video library.

Poison Control

If you believe your pet has ingested something toxic, call ASPCA’s Poison Control Hotline at 1 (888) 426-4435. Or go online at

After-Hours Care

If you do need emergency pet care after-hours, we refer our clients to the following 24/7 specialty emergency hospitals:

Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

(781) 932-5802
20 Cabot Road
Woburn, MA

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

247 Chickering Road
North Andover, MA

Angell Animal Medical Center

(617) 522-7282
350 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital – Waltham

(781) 684-8387
180 Bear Hill Road
Waltham, MA 02451

Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital - Charlestown

(617) 284-9777
56 Roland Street
Boston, MA 02129

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