Emergencies

Call 020 8167 4477 in the case of an emergency, please do not book online. Wolfe Vets arranges emergency appointments after normal clinic hours, until 10pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends. Please do not attend the clinic without calling first. The duty vet will carry out a telephone consultation in order to assess what testing/treatment is required and then advise either immediate further action at Wolfe Vets or an appointment the next day. Telephone consultations with the duty vet are charged at £62.

 

After 10pm on weeknights and 6pm on weekends you will be directed to call Elizabeth Street Veterinary Clinic on 020 7730 9102, who would advise on, examine and treat critically ill patients until 7.30am the next day.

 

Our lines re-open at 7.30am each day until 10pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends.

 

Examples of cases that need urgent attention:
  • Hit by a car or other severe trauma
  • Fall from the roof or higher
  • Inability to urinate
  • Vomiting or diarrhoea associated with severe weakness
  • Collapse
  • Markedly bloated abdomen
  • Heatstroke or hypothermia
  • Inability to breathe or choking on a foreign object
  • Animal attack or bite
  • Difficulty giving birth
  • Eye injury
  • Severe cut or profuse bleeding
  • Open fracture
  • Loss of use of one or more limbs
  • Prolonged seizure (time and call out of hours if recurrent or one lasts over 3 minutes)