Emergency Veterinarians in Eastern NC

Pug with wrapped, injured foot.
Pug with wrapped, injured foot.

By Kay Whatley, Editor

When The Grey Area was a printed newspaper, sometimes we included a feature called “Something to Clip for your ‘Fridge.” It was often tips or contact numbers for area businesses.

This article is online, not a newspaper clipping, but it may be a good listing to print and keep handy if you have pets in the house. It is a list of emergency veterinarians in case your pets need quick help.

Note that in addition to the Emergency Care locations listed here, some veterinarians will accept after-hours calls from existing clients for pet-patients. Check with your vet, before you need it, to find out if they offer emergency care.

Emergency Vet Care

Wilson NC — Eastern Carolina Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service (EC Vets), 4935 Raleigh Road Parkway West, Wilson, NC, 252.265.9920 — According to their website, they are open weeknights (overnight)  6pm-8am and weekends/holidays 24 hours — ecvpetcare.com

Knightdale NC — Wake Vet Urgent Care, 1007 Tandal Place, Knightdale NC —  919.266.9852 — After Hours 919.266.1458 — wakevetandurgentcare.com/emergency-care

Raleigh NC — NC State Veterinary Hospital — Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at the Small Animal Emergency clinic Raleigh NC. Have a pet evaluated by emergency service, if your veterinarian is not available — 919.513.6911 — cvm.ncsu.edu/nc-state-vet-hospital/small-animal/emergency

Raleigh NC — Animal Emergency Hospital and Urgent Care — 919.781.5145 — 409 Vick Avenue, Raleigh, NC (corner of Glenwood Avenue & Vick Avenue near Crabtree Valley Mall) — www.ervets4pets.com

Raleigh NC — Quail Corners Animal Hospital, 1613 E Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 919.600.7526 — Office hours plus emergency 24/7 services — www.quailcornersanimalhospital.com

Raleigh/Cary/Durham NC — Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas — several locations: North Raleigh (4640 Paragon Park Road Raleigh NC) 919.861.0109; Cary (6405-100 Tryon Road, Cary NC) 919.233-4911; and  Durham (7015 NC Highway 751 Durham NC) 919.600.6600 — www.vshcarolinas.com

Holly Springs NC — Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital of Holly Springs — Open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year to meet your emergency needs. At 2120 Werrington Dr, Suite 201, Holly Springs NC — 919.973.5620 — www.tvrhhollysprings.com/emergency

Durham NC — Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital of Durham, 919.489.0615 — www.trianglevrh.com

Greenville NC — The Pet Emergency Clinic of Pitt County — 3210 South Evans Street, Greenville NC — 252.321.1521 — pet-emergency-clinic.com/emergency-services

Jacksonville NC — Coastal Veterinary Emergency Clinic — 28B Office Park Drive, Jacksonville NC — emergency 910.455.3838 — www.coastalvetemergencyclinic.com/default.html

Wilmington NC — Animal Emergency & Trauma Hospital of Wilmington (AETH) — 50 Greenville Avenue, Wilmington NC — 910.791.7387 (PETS) — www.ecvetreferral.com/emergency

Washington NC — Pamlico Animal Hospital — 3005 John Small Avenue, Washington NC — 252.946.2834 — pamlicoanimalhospital.com

Havelock NC — Emergency Pet Hospital — 1301-A East Main Street, Havelock NC — 252.444.1399 — www.theemergencypethospital.com

Fayetteville NC — Animal Urgent Care of Fayetteville — 3635 Sycamore Dairy Road, Fayetteville NC — 910.864.2844 — aucpetcare.com

In addition to the pet emergency centers listed above, centers in other parts of NC include:
  • Small Animal Emergency Services — Vass NC — Serving Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Vass, and Pinehurst, as well as, the surrounding counties of Montgomery, Hoke and Lee — 910.944.0405 — dogcat-er.com
  • Guilford College Animal Hospital’s After Hours Veterinary Emergency Clinic — Serves Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Burlington — 336.851.1990 — www.ahvec.com
  • Regional Emergency Animal Care Hospital (REACH) — Asheville NC — 828.665.4399 — www.reachvet.com
  • Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory — Hickory NC — 828.328.6697 —  www.vrhoh.com/Emergency-Service.php
  • Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital — Flat Rock (Henderson County) NC — 828.697.7767 — www.wcrah.com

  • Cabarrus Emergency Veterinary Clinic — Kannapolis NC — 704.932.1182 — cabarrusevc.com
  • Carolina Veterinary Specialists — locations in Charlotte, Greensboro, Huntersville, Matthews, and Winston-Salem — www.carolinavet.com/emergency

Ed. Note: This list has been compiled in Spring 2017 and is not expected to be updated. If printing this, check in advance which location(s) is nearest you and confirm with them that they are offering emergency services for your pet(s).

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Kay Whatley serves as Editor and Reporter with The Grey Area News. Kay is a published author with over 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. Kay Whatley is wife to Frank Whatley, founder of The Grey Area™ newspaper and The Grey Area News online news website.