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​NorthPaws is now available for after hours emergency and critical care services through midnight Monday-Friday, Saturdays until 7pm and on Sundays from 9am-7pm, thus serving our community as one of the only Emergency Animal Hospitals in the immediate area. We anticipate extending these hours in the near future to full overnight care. Please stay tuned!​

What to do in an emergency


Call us!

NorthPaws Veterinary Center is fully equipped to handle emergency and critical care situations every day during our normal business hours and on nights, weekends and holidays.


Calling ahead ensures we can appropriately prepare for your arrival and provide you with instructions on how to best care for your pet on the ride here.


Stay calm

We know it's hard but the best thing you can do for your pet is try to stay level-headed. We don't need you getting in an accident on the way here. Grab a friend to come along if you can.


*In case of accidental ingestion please bring along the packaging/ingredient list of whatever your pet may have eaten so we can determine an appropriate course of action*


If your pet is having an emergency outside of our normal operating hours, the following Emergency Veterinary Centers are also available:

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists

1480 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI  02818


Mass/RI Veterinary ER

477 Milford Rd
Swansea, MA 02777