Emergency Care

Highfield Naas Farm Clinic

Tel: 045-844083

Opening hours: Mon-Friday 8.30am-5pm.

Saturday Closed

Emergency hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Please call the clinic as usual and the mobile of the vet on call will be available on our answering machine. 

What to Do While Waiting

An emergency medical situation is stressful for both animal and owner. Unless otherwise stated during your phone call with our emergency vet we do not recommend trying to assist your animal medically as this has the potential to make the situation worse. We recommend monitoring the animal closely while waiting and ensuring stress is kept to a minimum.

Emergency FAQs

During what hours is emergency care available?

There is always an emergency vet on-call to offer care provision. If your animal is having a medical emergency you can call us at any time of the day and care will be available.

How to prepare for a possible C-section on farm

  • Ensure the animal is in a well lit space
  • Warm clean water to be available on demand
  • Ensure clean bedding is under the animal
  • Keep the animal as calm as possible
  • Once decision to ring the vet is made no further intervention is recommended until vets arrival

What information should I give to the vet on the phone?

  • Your name, address and most importantly your eircode
  • Your phone number and back up number if required due to poor reception etc.
  • The location of the animal e.g. the field/ shed
  • A description of the emergency at hand

Our vets may already be on call at another location. If there is no answer, please leave a voicemail and they will come back to you as soon as possible. Please speak slowly and clearly when speaking with our vets, to give them the chance to record all the information you are providing; this will give us the best opportunity to help your animal.