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    Has your pet suddenly fallen ill or had an accident? We have a list of contacts for emergency help with your pet.

    If your pet becomes ill outside your vet’s normal opening hours it can be a worrying time for you. Mayhew's Vet Clinic is for preventative care only, however we can provide a list of emergency veterinary practices.

    Your vet, even if closed, is obliged to have another veterinary practice providing care for their usual clients. Please call them and listen carefully to their out-of-hours answerphone message.

    If you have any difficulty getting through, Elizabeth Street Veterinary Clinic is open 24 hours a day for emergency care.

    If you have not yet registered with a vet, they will also be able to see you:

    Elizabeth Street Veterinary Clinic
    55 Elizabeth St
    London SW1W 9PP
    020 7730 9102

    Please phone ahead if possible.


    If you are in receipt of benefits or on low income you may be eligible to be seen at one of the charity hospitals. Contact details of some of these are below:

    RSPCA Harmsworth Animal Hospital
    22 Sonderburg Road
    London N7 7QD
    0300 123 0712

    Blue Cross Victoria
    Sheppard House
    1-5 Hugh St
    London SW1V 1QQ
    0300 777 1890

    Blue Cross Merton
    88-92 Merton High Street
    London SW19 1BD
    0300 777 1810
    Please phone ahead.

    If you have a foster animal from Mayhew, please try to call us for advice. In an emergency, please attend either RSPCA Putney or Harmsworth.

    If your animal has recently undergone neutering surgery here and you have a concern, please follow the instructions on your pet’s discharge sheet.