Veterinary Emergency - Hometown Veterinary Clinic
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-16460,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,hide_top_bar_on_mobile_header,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-10.1.1,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.0.1,vc_responsive

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

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
*$65 consultation fee may apply

Pet Poison Helpline:
*$59 fee per incident

Animal Poison Helpline:
*$35 fee per incident

National Animal Poison Control Center at the University of Illinois:
*$30 fee per case
*$20 fee for the first 5 minutes and $2.95 per minute thereafter

Kansas State University Vet Teaching Hospital: