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24-Hour Veterinary Hospitals & Emergency Rescue Information

Emergency Veterinary Hospitals

The following New York City area veterinary hospitals are open 24 hours. Also listed are veterinary clinics that are open late to help accommodate urgent care. Bronx residents are advised to use Manhattan.


BluePearl – Brooklyn
Open 24 hours
190 3rd Avenue (at Douglass Street), Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 596-0099

VERG North – Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group
Open 24 hours
318 Warren Street (btwn Court & Smith Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 522-9400

VERG South – Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group
Open 24 hours
2220 Flatbush Avenue (btwn Avenue R & Fillmore Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11234
Phone: (718) 677-6700

One Love Animal Hospital
Open until midnight Mondays & Wednesdays
317 Atlantic Avenue (btwn Smith & Hoyt Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 532-7410

Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital
Open until 10:00 p.m.
365 7th Avenue (btwn 10th & 11th Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: (718) 832-3899

Animal Medicine & Surgery Clinic
Must call ahead for after-hours emergencies
9518 Avenue L (btwn East 95th & East 96th Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11236
Phone: (718) 444-5151


BluePearl – Queens
Open 24 hours
107-28 71st Road (btwn 71st Road & 72nd Avenue), Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: (718) 263-0099

Elmhurst Animal Emergency Hospital
Open 24 hours
87-06 Queens Boulevard (btwn 55th Avenue & 55th Road), Rego Park, NY 11373
Phone: (718) 426-4444


Animal Medical Center
Open 24 hours
510 East 62nd Street (btwn FDR Drive & York Avenue), New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 838-8100
Appointments: (212) 838-7053

BluePearl – Midtown
Open 24 hours
410 West 55th Street (btwn 9th & 10th Avenues), New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 767-0099

BluePearl – Downtown
Open 24 hours
1 West 15th Street (btwn 5th & 6th Avenues), New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 924-3311

Staten Island

CompleteCare Veterinary Center
Open 24 hours
1293 Clove Road (btwn Glenwood & Dudley Avenues), Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: (718) 720-4211

Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services
Open 24 hours
3135 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: (917) 830-1380

Other Areas

VCA Animal Hospitals – Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury
Open 24 hours
609-5 Cantiague Rock Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: (516) 420-0000

VCA Animal Hospitals – Animal Specialty Center
Open 24 hours
9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: (914) 457-4000

Emergency Rescue Information

Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) – Emergency Rescue Dispatch

Emergency rescue of sick or injured stray and feral cats in New York City is handled by Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC). ACC is not the ASPCA. The Field Operations Division of ACC responds to calls from the public and government agencies, seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Important: If you are witnessing an animal emergency, please call 911 immediately. If you have a non-emergency animal situation that requires an officer to be dispatched, please call 311. There can be a wait time, so please do not hang up.

You can also bring a sick or injured cat to any of the ACC Animal Care Centers between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., seven days a week, except holidays. The Manhattan Animal Care Center is open 24 hours for intake services. There are three ACC Care Centers in New York City:

Manhattan Animal Care Center
24-hour intake
326 East 110th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Avenues), New York, NY 10029

Brooklyn Animal Care Center
8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. intake
2336 Linden Boulevard (btwn Shepherd Avenue & Essex Street), Brooklyn, NY 11208

Staten Island Animal Care Center
8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. intake
3139 Veterans Road West (btwn Arthur Kill Road & North Bridge Street), Staten Island, NY 10309

If you want to adopt or foster the cat after he/she has been rescued and treated by an ACC veterinarian, please advise the rescue driver at the time of pick-up and get the pick-up report number from the driver, or inform the ACC shelter staff when you deliver the cat to the shelter.