The Ozark Veterinary Clinic does provide after hours emergency veterinary service.
If you have an after hours emergency, please call 581-2414. The answering service will get the call. They will call the doctor if needed. We no longer use a pager.
Please remember we are not a full service emergency clinic. meaning that no one stays on the premises after hours. You must contact the veterinarian on-call and arrange to meet him/her before you head to the clinic.
Because no one is on the premises 24/7 there are certain situations where your emergency might need to be seen at the Emergency Clinic in Springfield. Such situations include severe emergencies, critical cases that require continuous monitoring, or animals that are in respiratory distress. The veterinarian on-call can help you decide where your pet will need to go.
The veterinarian on-call can also help anser your questions to help determine whether your emergency is urgent or whether it can wait until the next business day.
Please understand that payment is expected at the time of services for emergencies as well. Please discuss financial concerns prior to bringing your pet into the clinic. The veterinarian on-call can usually give you a rough estimate based on clinical symptoms.
Thank you for trusting us with your pets.