MountainView Veterinary Hospital is thrilled to announce the opening of MountainView Veterinary Urgent Care. Launched in January 2020, this service provides after-hours care for canines and felines. Similar to urgent care centers for humans, services will focus on urgent (not emergency) health issues.
You do not need to be a current client of MountainView Veterinary Hospital, and you do not need an appointment for your pet to be seen by the urgent care team; however, a call ahead to (973) 709-8958 is appreciated so that the staff can expect your arrival. All appointment records will be sent to your current veterinarian.
Current hours for MountainView Veterinary Urgent Care are as follows:
- Monday: 6:00 pm to midnight
- Tuesday: 8:00 pm to midnight
- Wednesday: 6:00 pm to midnight
- Thursday: 8:00 pm to midnight
- Friday: 5:00 pm to midnight
Urgent care includes treatment for issues such as:
- Eye infections
- Ear infections
- Leg or paw injuries
- Straining to urinate
- Generally not feeling well
Frequently Asked Questions about Mountainview Veterinary Urgent Care
Q: What kinds of health issues are not appropriate for “urgent care”?
A: Urgent care is not a substitute for emergency services. If your pet has been involved in a more serious incident that requires immediate surgery, we can refer you to an appropriate facility. We will also not be conducting routine exams and wellness services during our urgent care hours. Please call our office at 973-709-8958 with any questions.
Q: How to the fees compare to fees for emergency services?
A: The fee for urgent care is less than it is at an emergency animal clinic.
Q: What kind of payments do you accept for urgent care services?
Q: Are you open on the weekends?
A: We are currently only open during the week, however we hope to expand service to the weekends in the future.
Q: Do I have to be a current client of MountainView Veterinary Hospital to use your urgent care service?
A: You do not have to be a current client – we welcome all to our urgent care service and will forward all records from the service to your current veterinarian.
Q: What do I do in case of a serious issue or emergency when you are not available?
A: Please call a local emergency veterinary clinic such as: Central Jersey Veterinary Emergency Services or Animal Emergency & Referral Associates / Veterinary Referral Centre