Capeway Veterinary Hospital
Pet Emergencies & Referrals

Pet Emergencies

During our regular business hours, Capeway Veterinary Hospital accepts any pet emergency cases. Call ahead, if you are able to do so, to notify us if your pet needs emergency medical attention.


After our regular business hours, we recommend the following hospitals for emergency care:

New England Animal Medical Center
595 West Center Street
W. Bridgewater, MA 02379
(508) 580-2515

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists
11 Bourne Bridge Approach
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
(800) 457-4900 or (508) 759-5125

Mass~RI Veterinary ER
477 Milford Road
Swansea, MA 02777
(508) 730-1112

Bay State Veterinary Emergency Services
76 Baptist Street
Swansea, MA 02777
(508) 379-1233



Poison Control

If you believe your pet has ingested a poisonous substance please call us right away. After hours, please refer to our emergency partners above to find the urgent care location closest to you. The ASPCA operates a 24-hour poison control hotline for immediate consultation if you think your pet may have been poisoned. We strongly encourage all pet owners to take advantage of the free resources offered on the ASPCA Poison Control Center's website to learn more about caring for and preventing poison-related emergencies in your home:


Specialty Veterinary Referrals

In the event a pet’s condition would benefit from consultation with a specialist, Capeway Veterinary Hospital maintains close relationships with a number of different specialists. Some of the hospitals we consult with include:


Ophthalmology (Eye Specialists)

Animal Eye Specialists
Dennis Donohue, DVM, MS/Patrick Welch, DVM
Diplomates, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
648 West Center Street
W. Bridgewater, MA 02379
(508) 897-0505

Eye Care for Animals
Ken Abrams, DVM, DACVO
42 Benefit Street
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 738-7337
Toll-free: (855) 240-EYES (3937)



Veterinary Oncology

New England Veterinary Oncology Group, LLP.
180 Bear Hill Road, Suite C
Waltham, MA 02454
(781) 684-8688


Veterinary Dermatology

Veterinary Healing Hearts
2740 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 885-1163


Multiple Areas of Specialty

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
1480 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 886-OSVS (6787)
 
Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists
230 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
(508) 759-5125 or (800) 457-4900

Tufts New England Veterinary Medical Center
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536
(508) 839-8395

New England Animal Medical Center
595 West Center Street
W. Bridgewater, MA 02379
(508) 587-2700

Angell Animal Medical Center
350 South Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7282



Our greatest concern is for the well-being of your pet. Our veterinarians will refer to specialists whenever it is in the best interests of your pet’s condition. If you have any questions regarding emergency or referral services, contact the helpful staff and veterinarians at Capeway Veterinary Hospital.

“It’s so rare to find a perfect balance of quality care , compassion , and clinical expertise in any medical practice . Capeway Veterinary Hospital has found a way to perfectly execute all these areas.”

— Steve Pinto

“I have been taking my pets to Dr. Jay for almost 15 years because she is a wonderful Doctor and takes such great care of them.As long as I have pets Capeway will continue to be an important part of our lives!”

— Rick Santos

“We have been very pleased with the comprehensive treatment that all of our dogs received at Capeway Veterinary Hospital for the past 25 years. Their friendly and courteous staff members are helpful and supportive. We would highly recommend Capeway to anyone who is seeking quality care for their pets.”

— David Sylvia

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
We are closed for staff meetings the 2nd Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. — 2 p.m.