24-Hour Walpole Pet Emergency & Critical Care

The Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Departments at Tufts VETS in Walpole, Massachusetts includes a very talented team of emergency-trained veterinary clinicians. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can handle most emergency cases. The facility also works cooperatively with the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Department of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts.

Our ICU is equipped to provide advanced monitoring, transfusion medicine, positive pressure ventilation, and other life support techniques necessary for state-of-the-art critical care. Emergency surgeries are performed by our veterinary surgeons and emergency doctors 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.

The Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Department currently includes three board certified veterinary specialists who are Diplomates of the American College of Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). We currently have eight internship-trained experienced emergency veterinarians and five interns. In total, there are 11 resident veterinarians and five interns.

Our highly skilled technical staff consists of 30+ veterinary technicians caring for approximately 11,500 cases per year in our emergency department.

Pet Emergencies

Tufts VETS offers veterinary emergency and critical care services 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. We also perform emergency surgeries around the clock for pets requiring immediate surgical intervention. Our veterinary emergency staff includes board certified veterinary specialists.

We are located at 525 South Street in Walpole, MA, between Routes 1 and 1A. If possible, please call us at (508) 668-5454 in advance so that we can prepare for your arrival.

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Emergency Resources

Animal Poison Control Website
(888) 426-4435

24 hour veterinary emergency services
  • Referring Veterinarians
  • Tufts VETS offers many specialty services as an extension of the primary care veterinarian, and we recognize the important role we play in helping you provide optimum medical care for your clients and patients.
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  • Emergency & Critical Care
  • Tufts VETS offers emergency and critical care services and surgeries around the clock for pets requiring immediate surgical intervention.
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