Neel Veterinary Hospital is one of the only animal hospitals in the state that offers the convenience of 24 hour pet care and services. We have veterinarians on staff all night, 7 days a week, including holidays.
There are no emergency fees between the hours of 7:00am to 10:00pm. We accept appointments
, emergencies, and walk-ins, 24-hours a day--including holidays.
The Importance of 24 Hour Care
If you've owned a pet for any length of time, you've probably seen it: you come home from a long day at work and they've redecorated the carpet with some form of liquid output. You grudgingly clean it up and go on with your evening activities.
Then you notice they're becoming sicker and sicker. Your regular veterinarian is closed, it's midnight, and now you're desperately seeking a clinic that's open. Indeed, there has been a trend the past few years for daytime hospitals to refer their emergencies to after-hours clinics. There are several reasons for this, the primary one being that veterinarians, like everybody else, cannot work all day and all night.
If you have ever experienced going to an after-hours clinic, you may have perceived the problems associated with this. First, you are basically taking one of your family members to a stranger. As we all know, the messes that animals get themselves into occur at the most inconvenient times. However, it is during these emergencies when it is most important to take your pet to someone you know and trust. The second problem is the need to transport your sick or injured animal to your regular veterinarian the next day, and possibly back to the critical care center that night. Nobody likes to get carted around when they're not feeling well.
Neel Veterinary Hospital strives to prevent these situations by providing continuous care for our clients and patients. Being available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week avoids the need to take them somewhere else when they are in their most critical needs. Even on Christmas Day, we consider it important for you to be able to come to a place where you are completely comfortable. And we'll do everything we can to get them home in time to open presents.