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Emergency Care

At Champlain Animal Hospital, we typically see our cherished patients on an appointment basis. That being said, we are able to treat walk-in or emergency cases during our operational hours. If your pet needs urgent medical care, and our practice is closed, please contact Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic. This is our local after-hours emergency care centre.

How can I reach Kawartha Veterinary Emergency Clinic?

KVEC is located at 1840 Lansdowne Street West off of Brealey Drive. Their phone number is 705-741-KVEC (5832). To learn more, please feel free to visit their website at

What are your regular hours?

Champlain Animal Hospital is open:
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday: Closed

If you have any further questions about our emergency care services, please do not hesitate to call us at 705.742.4243. We also invite you to follow us on Facebook, for real-time updates on unexpected closures and our holiday hours.


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