Harford Emergency & Referral Veterinary Services - logo
Saving lives four paws at a time!
Serving Harford, Cecil and Baltimore County

The First 24-Hour Emergency Critical Care Veterinary Center In Harford County

We Set The Standard For Emergency Care

Contact Us

Superior Veterinary Care

Since 1988, Harford Emergency & Referral Veterinary Services has been providing a wide array of advanced medical services for pets in the Harford County area. We are equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment as well as an in-house laboratory, fully stocked pharmacy, and x-ray services for quick and accurate care for your animal friends. 
Read more Learn More

Situations Requiring Immediate Attention and Emergency Care

Every animal is unique, but if your pet is exhibiting these symptoms they may be in serious distress and are in need of emergency care. Contact your veterinarian or contact us immediately if your pet is experiencing any of these problems:
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Major trauma – falls, hit-by-cars, large wounds, broken bones 
  • Penetrating wounds anywhere (but especially in the chest or abdomen) 
  • Seizure activity 
  • Staggering, stumbling, head-tilted, sudden blindness 
  • Lameness or non-weight bearing on any limb 
  • Ingestion of poison or foreign material 
  • Inflammation, swelling or other irritation to the eye(s) 
  • Severe hives or severe itching 
  • Bleeding that does not stop from any part of the body 
  • Bloated, distended, swollen, or painful abdomen 
  • Inability to urinate or defecate 
  • Inability to deliver puppies or kittens 
  • Loss of balance or consciousness
  • Pain
  • Vomiting or diarrhea with blood or violent episodes 
If there other signs or symptoms that look serious, don't second-guess yourself! Contact us or your veterinarian immediately for immediate diagnosis and care.

Dedicated 24-Hour Emergency Care Facilities

Read more
We have six exam rooms and an ICU waiting to handle any emergency situation for pets. We also have an onsite blood bank, complete surgical and special procedure suites, and a large triage and treatment room for immediate care. 

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, please do not hesitate to call us. Walk-in emergencies are welcome.
Learn More

Comfortable Waiting Areas for Your Convenience

While your pet is in our care, you can wait in our spacious waiting area complete with TV, coffee, and water to make your visit less stressful. We also have FREE and ample parking available at our facility.
Read more Learn More
Waiting room

Around-the-Clock Monitored Boarding

If your pet needs to stay with us for treatment, or if you have a pet with special needs, we have around-the-clock medical boarding services at our facility. We give your pets the medical care and attention they need in a safe and supportive environment.
Learn More

Happy Customer Reviews

Share by: