Bostic Veterinary Hospital provides emergency veterinary care during our regular business hours. Should you experience a pet emergency at that time, please contact us at (757) 497-8492 so that our staff may prepare for your arrival.

Bostic Veterinary Hospital

5269 Challedon Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 497-8492
Fax: (757) 497-6054


If your pet is in need of urgent care outside our normal business hours, please get in touch with the following hospitals.

Bay Beach Nimmo Parkway at 757-427-3214 or The Cove in Suffolk at 757-935-9111.

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Dog or Cat

The most straightforward answer to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, we offer the following general situations to help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate