The team in our Emergency department work closely with each other and your family veterinarian to provide comprehensive care for your pet. Boston West’s emergency team is made up of experienced emergency veterinarians and technicians with extensive training and many years of experience.
What to Do in an Emergency:
Call or Come in:
|5 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA 01760|
What to Do if You Suspect Your Pet Has Eaten Something Toxic
Gather up any packaging or remains of anything that was eaten, or suspected as having been eaten! This step will help speed up the diagnosis. Please don’t be shy, if it was marijuana or any other embarrassing (or illicit) product, please be honest with our team about it, it will speed up diagnosis and treatment.
Poison Control Centers:
- ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center: 888-426-4435
- Pet Poison Helpline: 800-213-6680
- Comprehensive Emergency Medical Exam: what does it include?
- Surgical Services through Emergency/Critical Care: What we can treat
Pet-Specific First Aid Kit:
We recommend that you keep a pet-specific first aid kit in your car as a best practice, just as you would a human-first aid kit. Click the link for a printable PDF. Keep the print out in your kit for when you need to restock.