Veterinary Emergency - Hometown Veterinary Clinic
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Emergency/Urgent Care


If your pet has an emergency after business hours please contact one of the following hospitals:

The Regional Veterinary Referral Center
6651 Backlick Road
Springfield, Virginia   22150
Phone: (703)451-8900
Fax: (703) 451-3343

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
2660 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia  22314
Phone: (703) 751-2022
Fax: (703)370-8049
8500 Arlington Boulevard
Fairfax, Virginia  22031
Phone: (703)752-9100
Fax: (703)752-9200

What Should I Do If My Dog Eats Something Poisonous?

If you suspect your pet has ingested a toxic substance, please call one of the following poison control numbers.Trained toxicologists will consider the age and health of your pet, what and how much he ate, and then make a recommendation—such as whether to induce vomiting—based on their assessment. Note that there may be an associated fee with each of these services.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s 24-hour hotline
(888) 426-4435
*$65 consultation fee may apply

Pet Poison Helpline:
(855) 764-7661
*$59 fee per incident

Animal Poison Helpline:
(888) 232-8870
*$35 fee per incident

National Animal Poison Control Center at the University of Illinois:
(800) 548-2423
*$30 fee per case
(900) 680-0000
*$20 fee for the first 5 minutes and $2.95 per minute thereafter

Kansas State University Vet Teaching Hospital:
(785) 532-5679