Emergency Care

24 Hour Emergency Service

We now have a new dedicated out-of-hours service, and additional routine clinics available at more convenient times, to improve the level of care for the pets of Aylesbury.

We are here for you 24hours a day 7 days a week should you need us in the event of an emergency at Hampden Veterinary Hospital, Anchor Lane

We proudly provide this improved service to ensure pets who are sick or injured can be cared for 24 hours a day, by veterinary teams specifically working either the daytime or night-time.

It takes over from the previous service where day vets have been on-call overnight. Please read on to find out more about our comprehensive emergency service for small animal, equine and farm.

Small Animal Emergencies

We are happy to advise that we provide our own out-of-hours service from our Hospital in Anchor Lane, Aylesbury.

This out-of-hours service complements our day teams to give the most comprehensive level of care to pets, at any time of the day or night.

This service means the vets for both daytime and overnight are fresh and focused to provide the highest quality continuity of care, which is local and convenient, that we pride ourselves on.

You don’t have to be registered with Hampden to access our 24-hour emergency service. If you aren’t registered with us, then please speak to your practice in the first instance, however if this is not possible please call us.

Who to call: Call  01296 423 666 24 hours a day

The receptionist will take your details and ask you about the symptoms your pet is showing. In consultation with our clinical staff, you will be advised to the next course of action.

Where to go: Depending on the nature of the emergency or time of day, you will be asked to take your pet to either the nearest branch surgery or direct to our hospital in Aylesbury.

Charges: During the following hours out of hours surcharges apply:
- Monday to Friday: 19:00 - 9:00
- Saturday: 17:00 to Sunday 10:00
- Sunday: 16:00 to Monday 9:00
- Bank holidays