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Emergency Veterinary Care

Our vets at The Beacon Veterinary Associates can provide cats and dogs with emergency and urgent care services during our normal hours of operation.

(845) 202-7129

Daytime Emergency Veterinary Care

Our veterinary team is available to give pets the quality emergency veterinary care they need during our normal hours of operation. If your cat or dog is experiencing an emergency outside of our business hours, please visit one of the emergency animal hospital locations listed below.

The Beacon Veterinary Associates

  • 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:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday:08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Sunday:Closed

Call: (845) 202-7129

After Hours Emergencies

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency after hours, please call one of the following 24- hours emergency vet hospitals.


VCA Flannery Animal Hospital

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 845-565-7387


Guardian Veterinary Specialists

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 914-704-3400


Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 914-241-7700

Emergency Veterinary Services

If your pet is displaying any symptoms or behaviors that are concerning you, please call our vets immediately, or one of the after-hours emergency pet hospital locations displayed above. 

The veterinary team at The Beacon Veterinary Associates is reliable and can provide cats and dogs with urgent care services in most emergencies. We love animals and take pride in providing them with quality veterinary care when they need it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

Take the following steps if you are having a veterinary emergency:

  • Call Ahead If Possible - Call us immediately during usual business hours. For after-hours help, contact one of the emergency animal clinics listed above to tell them you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call the emergency veterinarians to let them know you are coming, they may provide you with instructions to help you apply first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Stay calm and be extra cautious around your pet. When animals experience pain, they can react negatively towards anyone trying to help and may bite or scratch.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Don't put yourself at risk! Safely take your pet to our Beacon veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above.

Emergency FAQs

See our most frequently asked questions to get more about bringing your cat or dog to The Beacon Veterinary Associates for an emergency appointment. 

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    The Beacon Veterinary Associates offers emergency and urgent veterinary services for cats and dogs during our usual clinic hours. We recommend contacting us in advance if you can, however, we realize that in emergency situations it's not always feasible. 

    If we can't fit your pet into our schedule, visit one of the after-hours emergency vet locations 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:08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Saturday:08:00 am - 03:00 pm
    • Sunday:Closed

  • What situations require emergency veterinary care?

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

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

    Our Beacon pet hospital operates similarly to a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable, and you might need to wait. 

    We can't predict the cases we will see and when they show up. If you can, call us in advance to find out if we can provide your cat or dogs with emergency care.

    If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we suggest visiting one of the 24/7 animal emergency hospitals listed above. 

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

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At The Beacon Veterinary Associates we provide overnight care for animals in need.

    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 are able to treat cats and dogs. But, we might be able to see exotic pets such as rodents and rabbits in extreme situations. 

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Now Welcoming New Patients

Our vets at The Beacon Veterinary Associates are now accepting new patients! Our experienced team of veterinary professionals are passionate about giving the cats and dogs of Beacon the health care they need. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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