Providing Unsurpassed Veterinary

Emergency & Specialty Care

Tufts VETS (Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties) in Walpole, MA serves pets throughout New England with 24-hour emergency veterinary and specialty referral services. We see over 20,000 cases each year. Our specialty services include anesthesiology, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology and surgery.

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties Forms

For the safety of our clients and staff, we are asking all clients to preregister online before their visit. We are currently only open for Emergency visits. Please click here to view and complete the appropriate forms.

For the most efficient service we ask that you complete the appropriate forms online prior to your visit with your pet.


With the rising threat of COVID-19, we have had to make some decisions necessary to protect the health of our employees and to protect you as our client while we continue to deliver care to pets in our community. The following new policies are effective immediately. Thank you for helping us maintain a safe environment for everyone who works at and depends upon Tufts VETS. We are committed to being here for you and your beloved furry family members.

Curbside service for safety but careful, caring and compassionate when your pet is inside with us!
Masks required when you approach our staff outside to protect you and our team.
We are committed to being here for you and your beloved furry family members.


Update on Hospital Operations:

  • Tufts VETS is now seeing urgent/emergency cases and appointments through our specialty services.
  • For emergencies, please call ahead to discuss your pet’s condition so we may advise you about the urgency of the problem. (508) 668-5454
  • We are continuing with curbside care. Upon arrival, call us and veterinary staff will take your pet in and you will wait in your car until a doctor calls you.
  • When we are sending a pet home, the conversation about how to care for your pet will be done by phone and you will receive your pet outside the hospital.
  • Medication refills may be mailed to you or picked up outside. To request a mailed refill, please call ahead at least 5 business days in advance, or 48 hours in advance of onsite pickup.
  • Prescription foods must be ordered 5 days in advance. Pick-up will take place outside the hospital between 8am and 6pm.
  • Payment by credit card only. We are not able to take cash payments at this time.
  • Stay safe, your pet depends on you!

  • Emergency & Critical Care
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  • Referring Veterinarians
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  • Outpatient Services
  • Offering a wide array of services, including: cardiology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, ophthalmology and more...
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