Emergency Service

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

We provide a local emergency service for your pet at night, weekends and banks holidays.
01903 782387
Emergency number (24hr)

During Surgery Hours

If you need us in an emergency during surgery hours please telephone the practice immediately and we will do our utmost to attend to you at the earliest opportunity.

Outside Surgery Hours

During the evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays we can be contacted via the usual practice number, where our recorded message will provide the contact number for the emergency vet, so have a pen and paper handy to jot down the number down.

Our Local Emergency Service

We share our emergency service responsibilities with Fitzalan House Vets in Littlehampton. You will either be seen in the familiar surroundings of PetCare Veterinary Clinic, or at Fitzalan House Veterinary Practice in Littlehampton, who will have full access to your pets’ medical records.

So you can be reassured you’ll never need to travel far.

We understand emergency situations are concerning so we call our clients with regular updates during periods of hospitalisation.

Our telephone advice is always complimentary but please be aware that additional fees will apply for emergency consultations and home visits when this is deemed necessary.
We are always available for you if you have any concerns

Very caring and friendly.

Daphne Cox

I've been with PetCare for more years than I care to remember. Always been excellent. Nick is a fantastic vet and I like the fact that he's very down to earth with me.

Jane Ibbotson

Absolutely fantastic Vets. I trust Nick with all my animals 100%.

Nicky Cremer

Managed to get my pet looked at same day excellent vets.

Jason Gallear

We have been visiting this vet for the last ten years and never received anything but kindness and attention. Our elderly Brittany contracted an eye infection and despite all our panic Nick Smith and his excellent team saw us through some of the worst days of pet ownership. Purdey is now much better and although she has lost the sight in her right eye she is as mischievous as ever.

Patrick Stoner

GOOD WITH RABBITS! Thank you for taking such good, kind care of my beautiful bunny. For anyone looking for an understanding, gentle and competent rabbit vet I have had consistently good experiences here and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

Sam Walker

Good care for pets by vet Nick Smith and his team. Professional and caring.

Andrew Kelly

Pet Care have been looking after our Cocker puppy, Joe, since we got him six weeks ago and everyone has been a delight to work with. Joe came from a pretty awful breeder, just in it for the money, but the team at Pet Care have him bouncing around chasing anything that moves in the garden. A lovely team. :)

Steve Hooper

Friendly, sincere staff. Nicolas is an excellent vet. I would recommend him to all. He really does give excellent customer care to pets and owners alike. The practice even sent me a sympathy card after my last dog passed away. I highly recommend this practice.

Tracey Carter

Brilliant vets, so helpful and accommodating. We feel lucky to have found them and cannot recommend them enough.

Natalie Montagnani