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 Northern Liberties

Emergency Vet and Urgent Care in Philadelphia, PA

Welcome to VEG Northern Liberties!

Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where our emergency vets in Northern Liberties 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 Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, PA pet emergency hospital is within minutes of Fairmount, Fishtown, and Port Richmond. For pet emergencies in Bucks County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County, Northeast Delaware, and South New Jersey, help from VEG is within driving distance.

VEG Northern Liberties is located on W Gerard Ave., between N 2nd St. and N Hancock St.

You have easy access to parking for our Northern Liberties pet hospital. The main entrance of the hospital is located on the ground floor of the Acme parking garage. To access the parking garage and the hospital, turn onto North 2nd Street from West Girard Avenue and make a left at the first traffic light into the parking garage. The hospital is located on the ground floor on the left hand side when you enter the parking garage. 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. Jess Fejes

Medical Director VEG Philadelphia, Northern Liberties

Simmons College; University of Pennsylvania

Originally from Massachusetts, Dr. Fejes has worked in emergency medicine since 2014. She loves the variety of the ER, and particularly enjoys surgery.

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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