24/7 emergency
& urgent pet care
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your pet can't tell you if it's an emergency, but VEG can

Avoid the guessing game and don’t delay. From accident wounds to vomiting to complex surgeries, VEG is the place to go with any kind of pet—even exotics—for any pet emergency.

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.

Immediate Care for:

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VEG Cambridge

Pet Emergency and Urgent Care in Cambridge, MA

Welcome to VEG Cambridge!

Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in Cambridge 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 Cambridge pet emergency hospital is located within minutes of Arlington, Belmont, Medford, Somerville, and Watertown.

The main entrance to VEG Cambridge is in the parking lot behind the building. Parking lot is accessible via Concord Ave. and Fresh Pond Pkwy. Accessible parking spaces are available outside our front door.

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. Katrina Abell

Medical Director VEG Cambridge

Tufts University, Medford; Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton

Dr. Abell grew up in Maine and after graduating, pursued a one-year rotating internship, which cemented her love of emergency medicine and surgery. Dr. Abell started out as an emergency veterinarian at an emergency and specialty practice north of Boston, working exclusively in the ER and ICU, while exploring leadership opportunities. She joined VEG in 2021 as the Medical Director of VEG Cambridge, and assisted with the opening of VEG Boston. Dr. Abell aims to create an environment where pets and people are comfortable and where the team loves to work. When not focusing on her patients, she enjoys traveling, adventure, running, hiking, skiing, photography, and spending time with her family, including her rambunctious Chocolate Lab, Ruby.

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.

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