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About Us

About Our Location

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital is just a few minutes off of I-91 in South Deerfield, Massachusetts. We chose that location because of its central proximity to western MA, southern Vermont, New Hampshire, northern Connecticut, and upstate New York.

Situated on 14 acres of partially wooded land, our facility has plenty of parking spaces, so you never need to worry about city traffic or parking when your pet is having a medical emergency.

VESH staff kneeling with a dog in front of the front office

Specialized Treatment For Your Furry Family Members

At Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (VESH) in South Deerfield, MA, we have provided highly effective, advanced veterinary medicine combined with deeply compassionate care in a nurturing environment since 2006.

As an emergency and specialty referral hospital, VESH does not offer routine veterinary care like annual wellness checkups, vaccinations, or flea and tick prevention. Our focus is on delivering advanced diagnostics and veterinary medicine for ailing pets in much the same way that medical specialists support seriously ill people.

Emergency veterinary care in South Deerfield, MA at Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital

Our experts collaborate with your primary care veterinarian to evaluate and manage treatment when your pet is suffering from injury, trauma, chronic issues, acute disease, or an unusual disorder that requires the in-depth knowledge of a trained specialist. Throughout your pet’s care at VESH, we keep your vet’s office up to date and supply copies of all medical records so they can be centrally maintained.

Above all, we are committed to treating both you and your pet with patience, respect, and kindness.

Our State-Of-The-Art Facility

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital is equipped with the most advanced diagnostic and medical equipment to support pets that require emergency treatment, advanced procedures, specialist treatment, or surgery.

Our Facility Features:

  • Clean, efficient examination rooms

  • Preparation area for treating pets

  • Fully equipped ICU ward with:

    • Oxygen cage

    • Monitoring equipment

    • Fluid pumps

  • Surgery suites with advanced equipment, including:

    • Ventilators

    • Anesthesia machine

    • Patient monitoring equipment

  • Isolation units for pets with contagious diseases

  • State-of-the-art Ultrasound machine

  • Advanced CT scan imaging

  • Digital X-ray machine

  • Endoscopy equipment

  • Laparoscopic instrumentation

  • Complete in-house laboratory

  • Wireless telemetry system

  • CPR equipment

  • Blood bank

What’s more, VESH can provide continuous patient care and treatment utilizing a large backup generator in the event of a power loss.

We are proud that our state-of-the-art facility, 24/7 emergency capabilities, high-level staffing, and medical records management at our facility. These capabilities have qualified VESH to attain Level II certification from the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society (VECCS), an esteemed third-party standards agency.