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Hours & Information

Regular Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: Closed*

*Boarding desk is open on Sunday from 4:00-6:00 PM for boarding pets only.

Call us today to inquire about a SAME DAY appointment or your pet's FREE dental exam with one of our doctors. We look forward to being your other "Family Doctor"!

 

In an Emergency

We see emergencies during our regular business hours. Please call us at (302) 737-1098.

If you are experiencing a pet emergency after hours, please contact:   

Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware - (302) 322-6933
290 Churchman’s Road
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Surgery Drop-Off Hours

When dropping your pet off for procedures, please allow extra time to meet with our "Patient Outreach Coordinator" to discuss and make decisions about your pet's care for the day.

 

Boarding Drop-Off Hours

When your pet is scheduled for boarding, please allow extra time to discuss and answer any questions the staff may have in regards to your pet's needs. If your pet is a patient at another veterinarian hospital, please bring your pet's medical history and vaccine information for our records. For our pets' safety, all dogs are expected to be current on the following vaccines: Rabies Distemper, Bordetella, Influenza, yearly negative fecal and month flea prevention; and Cats: Rabies, Distemper, negative yearly fecal and monthly flea prevention.

The boarding desk is open for drop-offs and pick-ups on Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Saturday, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM; and Sunday, 4:00-6:00 PM. 

 

Grooming Drop-Off Hours

When you pet has a grooming appointment, please allow extra time to speak with our grooming staff so we can be certain all vaccines are up to date for your pet's protection and get accurate grooming instructions. Our grooming shop is now open at 7:00 AM to better service your needs. For all of our pets safety, all dogs are expected to be current on the following vaccines: Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella, Influenza; and Cats: Rabies, Distemper.

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