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Emergency and Referral Clinics

YORKWOOD VETERINARY CLINIC is a member of the Veterinary Emergency Clinic of York Region (VECYR).  All medical cases occuring after hours are referred here as are patients requiring critical monitoring overnight or over the weekend.   VECYR can be found at 1210 Journey’s End Drive in Newmarket, just off Harry Walker Parkway, north of Davis Drive.  They can be reached at 905-953-5351, however, if you call Yorkwood Veterinary Clinic after hours, the option to press “2” will connect you immediately to their clinic.

For clients that may be at the cottage or camping north of Lake Simcoe, the Huronia Veterinary Emergency Clinic is closer than VECYR.  They are located at 115 Bell Farm Road, Unit 110 in Barrie, off Duckworth Street south of the Hwy 400.  Their phone number is 705-722-7243.

Specialist referrals are also available for dermatology, neurology, orthopedics, internal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, behaviour, oncology, and much more.  The Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Centre  in Toronto is the main referral clinic, but other options are available depending on the patient’s requirements.

If your pet has ingested a substance or item that you are concerned may be toxic, you can also use the following links:

ASPCA’s Poison Control Centre 

Toxic Plant Listing for Dogs

Toxic Plant Listing for Cats