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AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES
Shamrock Veterinary Clinic is equipped to deal with minor and major emergencies. Should you arrive at our doorstep with a serious emergency during regular business hours, your pet will be given preference over our other scheduled non-emergency patients.
It is best to call ahead if at all possible, so we can be prepared for your arrival.
For after-hour emergencies, please call our main telephone number first! You will be directed to an answering service who will put you in touch with the veterinarian on call.
We are part of the Comox Valley On-Call-Group. Should you have an after-hour emergency, you may be directed to go to another clinic if our veterinarians are not on call. Therefore, do not drive to our clinic until you have spoken to the veterinarian on call - she or he will direct you which clinic to drive to.
It is very important to stay off your phone after placing an emergency call, so the veterinarian can reach you!
The clinic your pet has been referred to will notify us of your pet's emergency as soon as possible during regular business hours. If feasible, we will re-assume further care if necessary. We have the utmost confidence in the veterinarians participating in this emergency rotation and truly believe that your pet will receive excellent care at any one of the clinics.