When Care Can't Wait, We are Here for Your Pet

At Westford Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center, we're dedicated to delivering the highest standard of affordable animal emergency care every day of the year - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Skilled veterinarians and nurses are ready to examine and treat your pet whenever you need us. Our Board Certified Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology and Animal Cancer Care (Oncology) specialists are also available to offer pets many of the same medical options available in human healthcare. All our emergency clinicians and specialists see dogs and cats.

Westford Veterinary Emergency Care

Advanced Veterinary Surgical Care

Along with our outstanding animal emergency care in Westford, we also offer advanced surgical procedures, including cranial cruciate repair (TPLO, TTA), bone fracture repair, open-chest surgery, liver and kidney surgery and intestinal blockage surgery.

Our Commitment To You

While striving to give our animal companions the best medical care possible and get them back on their feet, we know you may need a shoulder to lean on. We will always give you our best medical advice along with the emotional support you need make critical decisions.

Our Practice and Your Family Veterinarian

We are specialists who provide care when your family veterinarian is closed or your pet requires advanced surgical or medical care. We will let your pet's primary veterinarian know about your visit to our hospital and send our records to their office. Together, we will review the diagnosis and develop the most advantageous treatment plan for your pet.

Services Offered

  • 24-Hour Emergency
  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Cardiology
  • Surgery
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Animal Cancer Care Specialists

Complement Includes

  • 2 In-House Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Idexx and Heska Clinical Pathology Analyzers
  • 3 Idexx DR Radiology Suites
  • 3 GE Ultrasound Suites
  • Esoate Point-of-Care Ultrasound
  • 6 Dedicated Surgical Suites
  • CT-Rhino Diagnostic Procedure Room
  • Olympus Digital Endoscopy System
  • Epica Vimago CT with 3D Modeling and Fluoroscopy
  • USP-800 Compliant Chemotherapy Clean Room
  • Siemens 1.5T MRI
  • Hudson Aquatic AquaPaws SS Water Treadmill
  • Snyder Intensive Care Unit
  • Interventional Medicine and Cardiology Suite with Fluoroscopy Underway

We use an external reference lab for biopsies, bacterial cultures, thyroid function tests and other clinical pathology tests.

Westford Veterinary Referral

Client Comfort in a State-of-the-Art Facility

We're an animal hospital that doesn't look like one. The public spaces and exam rooms were designed with our clients in mind. From the moment you enter and speak with our receptionist, you know you are in a welcoming, healing environment. Our light-filled waiting area is filled with plush, comfortable furniture, colorful photos of our own pets and up-to-date reading material. Exam rooms are large enough to accommodate a family without crowding. Because we are pet parents too, we know how hard it can be when a pet is hospitalized. That's why we encourage visits at any time of the day or night. We also have a free private comfort room for anyone who wishes to spend extra time or stay overnight with a hospitalized pet.

In the treatment and surgical areas we have the most sophisticated medical equipment ready to help your pet at a moment's notice.

Service Area: Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire

Our Westford pet emergency and referral services are actively supported by the family practice veterinarians throughout Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire.

Payment Policy

We make every attempt to offer affordable emergency care and specialty services. Before treating your pet, we will always provide a written estimate for your approval. A deposit is required prior to hospitalization, and any balance is due upon discharge. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks (with ID) and cash.

We also accept Wells Fargo, a credit service with payment plans for qualified applicants.Please click here to apply online.

Our Location

11 Cornerstone Square, Westford, MA 01886
(978) 577-6525
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In the Community

Beyond our continuous dedication to provide emergency care and specialty services to pets throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, we also make time to support animals in need in our community.

We are proud to support and work with the following organizations:

Lowell Humane Society www.lowellhumanesociety.org

Founded in 1873 with the mission of preventing cruelty, the Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The Lowell Humane Society works tirelessly to prevent cruelty, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership.

The Society is a private not for profit organization and does not receive any city, state or federal funding. Operations are supported through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations.

Operation Delta Dog www.operationdeltadog.org

Operation Delta Dog is a nonprofit organization with a mission to rescue homeless dogs and train them to work as service dogs for veterans who are suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and related challenges.

NEADS neads.org

NEADS/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans provide independence to people who are Deaf or have a disability through the use of canine assistance.

NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services, also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established in 1976. Our Service Dogs become an extension of their handlers and bring freedom, physical autonomy and relief from social isolation to their human partners.

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua www.hsfn.org

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua advocates for and enhances the lives of animals entrusted to their care while educating our community to strengthen the human animal bond. They are a registered non-profit organization that has been supporting Greater Nashua since their inception in 1900. Their volunteer Board of Trustees provide leadership and guidance and along with their staff of volunteers, help care for and raise needed funds for the over 2,000 pets they take in each year.