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  • Out of Hours Vets | Emergency Vets | Boundary Vets

Sue from Boundary Vets contacting a customer

Who provides our emergency vets service?

In an emergency outside of our regular opening hours, we will refer you to Abingdon Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service (A.V.E.T.S.). Abivale practice in the centre of Abingdon is a two minute drive from Boundary Vets. If you call the regular number our practice number, 01235 538721, you will be provided with the contact details and necessary information for contacting A.V.E.T.S.

They will triage your pet over the phone, and if they need to be seen, your pet will receive a high standard of care from their emergency vet team. If your pet requires on-going treatment, they will be transferred back to Boundary Vets the following day, and all of their history and notes will be sent to us so we can continue to provide the care required by your pet. 

If you have an emergency within our working hours, then you will be seen by one of our vets, and we will make every effort to ensure your usual vet sees you.  

We have a highly motivated nursing team with a keen interest in emergency and critical care, who will do everything they possibly can to provide the best care for both you and your pet in a critical and stressful time. 


In an emergency, do I call you or the emergency service provider?

In an emergency, when we are closed, ring our usual number and you will be directed to the number for AVETS. Patient histories will be sent to us first thing the next morning so we will be fully aware of what has happened overnight and to allow, if necessary, transfer to Boundary Vets that morning.

During the day you will be able to see our existing vets. You can meet out team at Boundary Vets online, or ask for your regular vet. 


Standard Opening Hours

Monday 8.15am - 6.45pm
Tuesday 8.15am - 6.45pm
Wednesday 8.15am - 6.45pm
Thursday 8.15am - 6.45pm
Friday 8.15am - 6.00pm
Saturday 9.30am - 1.00pm
Sunday Closed
Bank Holiday Closed