Emergencies

In case of an emergency…

DURING REGULAR HOSPITAL HOURS
During hospital hours if your pet is sick or injured, please call us at 413-587-3737.
The nurses and/or doctors will triage your pet’s situation as best they can over the phone and advise you. You may be instructed to come to the hospital, or you may be directed to go immediately to an emergency service. If we do recommend an emergency hospital, we will alert them that you are coming and send over your pet’s records.

AFTER HOURS, ON WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
You can call Riverbend at 413-587-3737. When you hear our message, press 2 and follow the prompts for 1-touch connection to any of the following emergency facilities. Call them before you go, so they can be best prepared for your emergency.

Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital
413-665-4911
www.veshdeerfield.com
South Deerfield, MA

Tuft University Foster Hospital for Animals ER
508-887-4623
www.tufts.edu/vet/fhsa/
North Grafton, MA

Angell Animal Medical Center
617-522-7282
www.mspca.org
Boston, MA

Boston Road Animal Hospital
413-783-1203
www.vcahospitals.com/boston-road
Springfield, MA

ASPCA Poison Control
www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/
888-426-4435

Magic could hardly wait to burst through the door to see you…a true testament to the kindness and care she got at Riverbend. Thank you for being such an amazing bunch…to Magic and to me.

Bobby D, Northampton

“I know you care for many animals and yet, you made me feel as though Bella was the most important-you truly have a gift.”

Linda, Leverett

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Norman Rockwell, artist

“You are blessed with a wonderful gift, Dr. Thomson, not only in your expertise as a surgeon but in the way you interact with people.”

Beth, Hatfield

“A gentle acknowledgement of the kindness in your practice. The greeting Leo got yesterday brings tears of happiness to my eyes as I write.”

Tammy and Chris, Leverett