Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets.

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Emergency After-Hours Triage Line

South Shore Veterinary Hospital is pleased to offer small animal after-hours and emergency assistance to our clients by partnering with VetTriage.

When you have a pet or animal health concern after regular business hours, VetTriage veterinarians are on standby 24 hours a day to assist. For a small fee, you will be connected to the VetTriage veterinarians on a live video chat session.

They will triage your pet and give you at-home care guidance, or if they determine hospital care is necessary, coordinate your visit with the nearest emergency hospital.

Steps to Connect:

  1. Go to www.vettriage.com/southshore and create an account within seconds. Be sure the mobile device or computer you are using has a camera.
  2. Follow the instructions on the VetTriage page to purchase and request your session with a vet.
  3. Immediately begin the video triage session with our DVM. If the case requires immediate intervention, our DVM will coordinate intake with your staff. In non-emergency situations, our DVM will descale, educate, and give at-home care and monitoring advice in preparation for a follow-up visit with your clinic.

A copy of the detailed triage session summary will be sent to you and to us at the vet hospital to be added to your pet’s file.


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Debbie Rivet

My pets receive top notch care at South Shore Vet. Special thank you to Dr. Kyla Inness -…

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Tucker always has a great experience with Dr. Hughes and her team. I highly recommend her as she is…

Helen Eisnor

The veterinarian presented options clearly and compassionately and we were able to decide together on the next steps for my…

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Thank you to all staff at South Shore Veterinary Hospital. We had our baby girl in for her spay appointment;…

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