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Pet Emergencies

If your pet becomes ill outside your vet’s normal opening hours it can be a worrying time for you. Your vet, even if closed, is obliged to have another veterinary practice providing care for their usual clients. Please call them and listen carefully to their answerphone message.

If you have any difficulty getting through, Elizabeth Street Veterinary Clinic is open 24 hours a day for emergency care.
If you have not yet registered with a vet, they will also be able to see you:

Elizabeth Street Veterinary Clinic
55 Elizabeth St
London SW1W 9PP
020 7730 9102

Please phone ahead if possible.

If you are in receipt of benefits or on low income you may be eligible to be seen at one of the charity hospitals. Contact details of some of these are below:

RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital
6 Clarendon Drive
Putney
London SW15 1AA
0300 123 0716

RSPCA Harmsworth Animal Hospital
22 Sonderburg Road
Holloway
London N7 7QD
0300 123 0712

Blue Cross Victoria
Sheppard House
1-5 Hugh St
London SW1V 1QQ
0300 777 1890

Blue Cross Merton
88-92 Merton High Street
London SW19 1BD
0300 777 1810

Please phone ahead.

If you have a foster animal from The Mayhew, please try to call us for advice. In an emergency, please attend either RSPCA Putney or Harmsworth.

If your animal has recently undergone neutering surgery here and you have a concern, please follow the instructions on your pet’s discharge sheet.

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