General Practice Services Available, From The Emergency Vets You Trust

Get your checkups, vaccines, lab work, and more from our expert veterinarians.

Discounted Veterinary Care for University of Virginia Students and Faculty!

Receive 10% off all general wellness care and scheduled appointments for your cat or dog.

Refer a friend or family member, get $20 off

Get a $20 discount for General or Emergency exams only.

Vaccines and other services not included.

7 day per week Emergency Veterinary Clinic & ER

*We have adjusted our hours temporarily and will not be taking patients overnight. Please call ahead when possible! 

VETSS: Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service & Specialty – Open 7 days per week*

VETSS Offers Routine Exams and Emergency Services*

*We have adjusted our hours temporarily and will be taking emergencies 8am – 8pm


VETSS: Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service & Specialty

VETSS Offers Routine Exams and 7 day per week Pet Emergency Services*

Serving Charlottesville, Virginia Since 1989

VETSS (Veterinary Emergency Treatment Services & Specialty) is a full service animal hospital and emergency veterinary clinic in Charlottesville, VA. We specialize in critical care, outpatient medicine, surgery, and state-of-the-art emergency medical procedures.
We also offer general wellness care for cats, dogs, and other small companion animals.

Our professional team prides itself on courtesy, and our clean comfortable facilities are warm and welcoming for all.
*Please contact us before arrival. We have adjusted our hours temporarily and will not be taking patients overnight.

Emergency Vet

7 day per week emergency veterinary care

General Practice

See our veterinary care services, including exams, vaccines, and lab screenings

Our Team

Meet our family of caring pet care professionals

Contact Us

Directions, hours, and contact info to schedule your pet’s visit

“This place is amazing… I would STRONGLY recommend them and feel that they care for animals as if they were their own.” – Google Reviewer

“I cannot say enough good things about this group! …the staff took excellent care of our pets! They are friendly, responsible, and reasonably priced. Thank you, folks, for all that you do!” – Facebook Reviewer

Our Airport Road Location & Directions

For more information about our facility, please visit our About page.

Map Graphic of Charlottesville Airport

next to the airport

We’re located on Airport Road across from Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO).

Please call ahead when possible. 

Google Maps Driving Directions

VETSS proudly serves all of the greater Charlottesville region: From Harrisonburg to Richmond, including Fluvanna, Orange, Albemarle, Culpeper, Rockingham, Greene, Madison, Louisa, and Augusta Counties.

VETSS 24/7 Pet ER Pet Waiting Area
Emergency Vet Exam Room
Vet Examines Pet UltraSound

Our professional team members are committed to providing the best veterinary services for your pet in the area! Our veterinarians are all members of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. Our veterinary technicians and veterinarians are members of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.

Visit Us or Talk to Our Team

Phone, email, hours, tours, directions and forms

Schedule Online with VETSS

Use our convenient appointment request form to book online

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Register to Have Pet Food Delivered Directly to Your Door!

VETSS provides the convenience of pet food delivered directly to your home with Purina® Pro Plan®Vet Direct.  View pricing, scheduling, and registration details!

Prescription refills are now easier than ever! Get convenient home delivery of your pet’s meds through our online pharmacy.

Vetsource online ordering link

We accept CareCredit, allowing clients to establish payment plans for their pets’ healthcare needs.