Carytown Urgent Vet Clinic | Richmond, VA

3531 Ellwood Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221 | 804-362-0202 |

Same-Day Care Priced Up to 40% Less Than the Emergency Vet.

At UrgentVet, our mission is simple: We want to be here for your pet when your primary care vet can’t. Our goal is to provide quick, convenient, affordable care 365 days a year. Think of us as urgent care for pets in Richmond, Virginia. We’ll be there when you need us most.

Save Your Spot or Walk In for Same-Day Veterinary Care.

Save Your Spot


3PM-11PM Mon-Fri
10AM-8PM Sat-Sun
12PM–8PM All Holidays

What to Expect

Step 1

Step 1

Select your preferred arrival time online... or just walk in.

Step 2

Step 2

Show up at UrgentVet, we will escort you to your private Fear-Free examination room as soon as you get here.

Step 3

Step 3

The care team will partner with you to discover what is going on and plan how we can help.

Step 4

Step 4

Get treated, head home, and we will update your regular vet. Goodbye hugs and cuddles complimentary.

Walk-in Veterinary Care in Richmond, VA

Our Carytown vet clinic in Richmond, VA provides walk-in and after-hours urgent care for dogs and cats, making it easy and affordable to care for your beloved furry family members. To locate the UrgentVet practice in Carytown, exit the expressway at West Cary Street. You’ll find us where South Thompson Street and Ellwood Avenue intersect. We’re in the Carytown Exchange near Publix.

UrgentVet treats cats & dogs - providing care for non-life threatening conditions that happen after your regular vet is closed. Here are some examples of the types of illnesses and injuries we treat.

Is Urgent Care the Right Choice for My Pet?

For families searching for a trusted Carytown vet in Richmond, VA, UrgentVet’s doors are always open. Our office is equipped with advanced ultrasound, digital X-ray, and in-house lab capabilities, so our team can provide comprehensive care for your pet. We do not provide overnight stays, but we are proud to say that 90% of our patients are able to safely leave after their visit, where they can recover in the comfort of their own homes.

Our Carytown urgent care vet provides walk-in visits, or, you can use our online system to check in and save your spot ahead of time.

When your pet is feeling under the weather, our UrgentVet team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses, such as:

  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Excessive drinking/thirst
  • Fever
  • Skin allergies
  • Ear infections
  • Poison/toxin ingestion
  • Urinary tract problems
  • Respiratory issues

UrgentVet Carytown provides care and pain management for minor injuries, including:

  • Cuts and scrapes
  • Minor wounds
  • Lacerations
  • Back pain
  • Fracture assessments
  • Toenail injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Pain management
  • Post-surgical issues
  • Limping or difficulty walking

Not sure why your pet seems tired or unwell? We will get you an accurate diagnosis and treatment quickly and effectively.

  • Excessive fatigue/lethargy
  • Change in appetite
  • Lack of interest in usual activities
  • Bad breath
  • Vaccine reactions
  • Lumps and bumps
  • Anal gland issues (scooting, biting, etc.)
  • Allergies
  • Head shaking
  • Whining
  • Hives or facial swelling

It is never easy to make the decision to say goodbye to a beloved pet, but UrgentVet is here to provide compassionate care during that time. Our humane end-of-life services in Richmond, VA give you peace of mind so you can know that your pet is comfortable and safe in their final moments.

In certain situations, an emergency vet hospital is better suited for your pet:

  • Hit-by-car incidents (severe)
  • Amputations
  • Overnight hospitalization
  • Pneumonia
  • Kidney failure (advanced)

We Don’t Treat Life Threatening Emergencies

Proceed immediately to the nearest veterinary Emergency Hospital, not UrgentVet.

  • Hit By Car
  • Amputation
  • Overnight Hospitalization
  • Pneumonia
  • Kidney Failure

Welcome to UrgentVet Pet Clinic in Carytown

If you’re searching for an urgent care veterinarian in Richmond, VA, our Carytown location is open 365 days a year – including holidays and weekends. It’s the ideal option for when you can’t wait for an appointment with your primary vet, but you don’t necessarily need a Carytown emergency vet either.

Filling the gap between regular veterinary appointments and emergency care, we’ve become Richmond’s trusted resource for those unexpected pet health dilemmas.

Located centrally in Richmond, our veterinary clinic prioritizes giving your pets expert, compassionate care in a stress-free environment. With separate areas created for both cats and dogs, we’ve ensured that all pets, including larger breeds, find a familiar comfort during their visit. And for the moments when you must say goodbye, our private comfort room provides a comfortable, peaceful setting for those final memories.