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Small Animal Services

Small Animal Services

A state-of-the-art facility located on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital provides 24/7 emergency services, outpatient preventive health care through the Small Animal Community Practice, and referral services to practitioners in Virginia, Maryland, and surrounding states.

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Emergencies: 540-231-4621

  • If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, contact the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at 540-231-4621.
  • Clients whose pets are patients of the Small Animal Community Practice service should call 540-231-4621.
  • For emergencies occurring after 5 p.m. and before 8 a.m., call 540-231-4621 to reach the hospital's emergency answering service. Your call will be directed to the "emergency on-call" veterinarian.

Appointments: 540-231-4621

Small Animal Patient Receiving
  • All patients are seen by appointment only.
  • Small animal appointments are scheduled Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 540-231-4621.
  • Appointments for preventive care can be made by clients who use our Small Animal Community Practice service for primary veterinary care.
  • Appointments for specialized services (non-preventive care) are available to clients referred by their primary care veterinarian. The referring veterinarian must send a written history with the client. When the appropriate service coordinator has received the referral information, the client will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

Primary and Emergency Care

Referral, Diagnostic, and In-Hospital Support Services