Bound Brook Veterinary Clinic provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. For after-hours emergency, we trust AnimErge animal emergency clinic.

Daytime Emergency Care

Contact Bound Brook Veterinary Clinic


Call: (732) 356-1573

After-Hours Emergency Care

Contact AnimERge

OPEN: 24 hours

Call: (908) 707-9077

Emergency Veterinary Services

If you are concerned your pet is suffering from symptoms of an emergency condition, contact our office right away, or the after-hours emergency animal hospital listed above. 

The reliable and compassionate team at Bound Brook Veterinary Clinic offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.

  • Call Ahead - During our regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the emergency pet hospital know you are on your way, instructions may be provided to help you apply first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Do not put yourself at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Middlesex veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency veterinarian above.

Emergency FAQs

Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Bound Brook Veterinary Clinic

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    Bound Brook Veterinary Clinic provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. Please call our office in advance to ensure that we can accomodate your pet's emergency. 

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Tuesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Wednesday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Thursday:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Friday:08:30 am - 06:00 pm
    • Saturday:09:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Sunday:Closed

  • What situations require emergency veterinary care?

    The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:

    • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
    • Heat stress or heatstroke
    • Injuries to the eye(s)
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Unconsciousness
    • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
    • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Seizures and/or staggering
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Our Middlesex animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait. 

    We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. Please call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.

    If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above. 

  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. If overnight care is needed for your pet, we will refer you to a 24-hour facility.

    While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians will see cats, dogs, rabbits, and ferrets. 

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