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Pet Emergency and Urgent Care in Greenwich - Cos Cob, CT

Welcome to VEG Greenwich!

Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in Greenwich come in. From vomiting to complex surgeries, we treat emergency and urgent care needs for all kinds of pets—even avians and exotics! Discover the VEG difference, with our open floor plan hospitals, pet-parent participation, and an emergency-focused team that’s always ready to expect the unexpected.

Our Greenwich pet emergency hospital in the Cos Cob neighborhood is located within minutes of Old Greenwich, Port Chester, NY, Rye, NY, and Stamford.

There is a parking lot directly outside of our Greenwich pet hospital entrance. If the lot is full, additional parking is available on Robertson Lane.

If you need assistance getting your pet into the hospital, call ahead—one of our VEGgies will meet you at the door. Your pet will receive urgent vet care and you never have to leave their side.

Dr. Alex Blutinger

Medical Director VEG White Plains & VEG Greenwich

Brandeis University, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine; Animal Medical Center, NYC - residency

Dr. Blutinger is a boarded emergency and critical care (ECC) specialist. Post-residency, he worked at a specialty hospital in NYC for several years before joining VEG in 2021 with a passion for teaching. Special interests: CPR, trauma-related care, and toxicities. Dr. Blutinger is actively involved in veterinary literature and has authored several publications (JVECC, JAVMA, Clinician's Brief, Plumb's). He currently writes for Plumb’s Pro, where he assumes the role of toxicology section editor. He shares his expertise by presenting at various conferences, including IVECCS 2018, NYVET 2022, and IVECCS 2023.

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Why Choose VEG customer-focused veterinary emergency care

Call Us 24/7

Call Us 24/7

Pet emergencies shouldn’t be put on hold. Call and speak with a veterinarian to get your medical questions answered.

See a Vet Now

See a Vet Now

No appointment needed, come in 24/7. Emergency vet care starts the moment you walk in the door.

Stay Together

Stay Together

No waiting and wondering in a lobby. Stay with your pet the entire time and get as involved as you like in their care.

Stress Less

Stress Less

At VEG, we make a scary situation less stressful. We sit on the floor with your pet, or wherever they’re most comfortable.

Call & Speak with a doctor Open 24/7,  Even Holidays!

Walk in for:



High-quality critical care for when the unexpected happens.


Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Non-invasive, soft-tissue imaging with same-day results.


Urgent Care

For injuries or illnesses that simply cannot wait.



Performed on site to immediately diagnose fractures, stones, foreign ingestions, and more. 


Diagnostics + Testing

Done right in our hospital for less wait time and fast results. 


End-of-Life Care

Comfortable, compassionate care during the most difficult time.



A high-quality veterinarian is on site for emergency operations.


Treatment + Hospitalization

Care starts right away; if your pet needs to stay overnight, you can too.

Hospital Row

Call & Speak with a doctor Open 24/7,  Even Holidays!