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Pet Emergency and Urgent Care in Shrewsbury, MA

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Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where Veterinary Emergency Group comes 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 Shrewsbury pet emergency hospital is located within minutes of Framingham, Holden, Marlborough, Northborough, and Worcester.

Limited parking is available at the front of the building. Additional parking for VEG Shrewsbury is available on the right and back of the hospital, accessible via the Boston Tpke. and Svenson Rd.

If you need assistance getting your pet into the hospital, call ahead and our staff will meet you at the door to help. At VEG, you’ll see a doctor right away and stay with your pet throughout diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Caleb Murphy

Medical Director VEG Shrewsbury

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Why Choose VEG A better experience means better care

Call Us 24/7

Call Us 24/7

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

See a Vet Now

See a Vet Now

No appointment needed, come in 24/7. 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.

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Walk in for:



High-quality, trusted care for when the unexpected happens.


Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Non-invasive imaging to examine soft tissue that x-rays don’t show.


Urgent Care

For injuries or illnesses that simply cannot wait.



Helps us see fractures, stones, foreign ingestions, and more.  


Diagnostics + Testing

Only the tests needed so we can make informed diagnoses.


End-of-Life Care

Comfortable, compassionate care during the most difficult time.



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


Treatment + Hospitalization

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

Hospital Row

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