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Emergency Care

What to do in the event of an emergency

If your pet is very unwell and you think you require an emergency appointment please call the practice on 020 8299 2388 immediately.

After 3:00pm on a Saturday, our Crofton Park and Penge practices are closed. You are welcome to come to our East Dulwich practice which will remain open for extended hours every Saturday and Sunday.

East Dulwich

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 7:00pm​

Address: 66 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8HJ

Emergency Consult Charge: £150 (20 mins)

Emergency consult fees apply from Saturday after 3:00pm and all day Sunday.

Crofton Park

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Address: 1 Stondon Park, London, SE23 1LB.


Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Address: 219 High Street, London, SE20 7PP

If all our clinics are closed there are two emergency practices to refer to. Please see details below.

Unsure if your pet has an urgent problem?

If your pet is suffering from any of the following symptoms, we advise that you see us as soon as possible.

  • Fitting
  • Severe bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Collapsed or unconscious
  • Severe vomiting and/or diarrhoea
  • Trauma
  • Poisoning
  • Bloated stomach
  • Trouble passing urine/cystitis
  • Signs of extreme pain or discomfort

Outside of our opening hours, you can rely on our out of hours providers for emergency care.

Please call the practice in advance so they can prepare for your arrival.

South London Emergency Veterinary Clinic

23 Streatham High Rd, London, SW16 1EX

Contact Number: 020 8677 0976

The London Animal Hospital

7 Kenbury St, Camberwell, London, SE5 9BS

Contact Number: 020 3816 1010