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Daytime Emergency Vet Care:

Within our opening hours we are here for your Pets emergency needs

We are open:

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm

Call us immediately if an emergency occurs within our opening hours  –  01565 337999 

We will ask the questions and provide the information required to ensure we have the best preparation for your arrival with your animal at the surgery.

If you want you can be on route and calling from your mobile phone this may help you arrival time and pets position depending on the nature of the emergency

We want you to know that we are here to support and help as best we can with any pet emergency, we have the area’s leading facilities to be able to deal with the widest range of procedures that could be required.

Need directions on Google maps? Here they are: https://goo.gl/maps/7P2WiQcD1NWCMXnF6

Out of hours Emergency Vet Care: Vets Now

We are closed 6:30pm to 8am Monday to Friday and 12pm to 9am Saturday, and closed all day on Sundays.

For out of hours pet emergencies we have you covered via our partners Vets Now who offer unrivalled out of hours Emergency Care.

The quickest and most direct method in an out of hours emergency is via Video Vet from Vets Now, live video consultation, you will speak directly with a Vet in an emergency.

There is a £24 consult fee which is refunded if an in person appointment is recommended within 48 hours.

Vets Now our emergency partner have many locations, the two nearest in the event an emergency appointment being required are:

Vets Now Macclesfield

38 Cumberland Street
SK10 1DD

01625 402737

Opening Times:

Monday – Friday: 6.30pm – 8.00am
Saturday: noon – 8.00am
Sunday: 24 hours from 8.00am

Vets Now Hospital Manchester

98 Bury Old Rd, Whitefield
M45 6TQ

0161 459 8363

Opening Times:

Open 24 Hours

7 Days a Week

What to expect

When you are online with Vets Now, they’ll provide advice over the video call and advise whether you need to bring your pet into the clinic for immediate treatment.  If this is done via a phone call expect the same process.

If your pet does need emergency care, Vets Now will normally ask you to bring them to the nearest clinic where they have the personnel, equipment and medicine to provide immediate treatment that is relevant to your individual circumstances.

If you have pet insurance, take your policy details. All or some of the cost of treatment, and any consultation fee, may be reimbursed by your policy.

Please be aware that cover varies considerably so you should check what is covered and what excesses apply.

Please note the out of hours fee is £216.00 plus a consult fee of £72.

About Vets Now

Vets Now is a nationwide network of out-of-hours pet emergency clinics that are open through the night, at weekends and on bank holidays. They’re ready and waiting to provide expert, pet emergency care when your regular vet is closed.

Their pet emergency clinics are the pet equivalent of A&E and their purpose is to give you and your pet the care and support you deserve, at the time you need it most, whether it’s four in the morning or in the middle of Christmas Day.

If you are needing emergency treatment or advice during normal daytime hours you can still contact the usual Knutsford Vets number and we’ll be able to give your pet the treatment they need.

If you need help out-of-hours — during the night, at the weekend or on a bank holiday call one of the clinics above.

Stats and facts

Vets Now have been providing expert, emergency care to pets across the UK for more than 15 years — on average they receive more than 400,000 enquiries a year and provide treatment to more than 100,000 pets.

They work in partnership with more than 1000 daytime veterinary practices like Knutsford Vets, so they’re well accustomed to the needs of pet owners everywhere. This ensures that pets across the country are able to access the best possible emergency care, day or night.

After my first consultation at Knutsford Veterinary Surgery I was delighted by the excellent and professional service delivered in a friendly and calm manner. The practice go out of their way to answer all questions and to ensure your pet’s needs are fully met.

Susan Tompkins Avatar Susan Tompkins

If you are looking for a great vet practice to care for your pet, you can stop looking; you’ve just found the best. The staff are superb, the excellent veterinary care always thoughtful and well explained. Now, go make that cup of tea. Job done.

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