Out of Hours

What to do if your pet requires emergency care



If you have an emergency when we are closed, please contact our partners Vets Now on 01332 362400 (Derby) or 01246 930560 (Chesterfield).

Vets Now is the pet equivalent of an accident and emergency service, dedicated to providing pets with access to a vet out of hours. It’s all they do.

Their vets and vet nurses are specially trained to deal with pet emergencies. Because they don’t work during the day, they’ll be up and ready to see your pet at the time you need them.

Vets Now has been providing dedicated out-of-hours emergency pet care across the UK for since 2001, and now responds to almost half-a-million pet emergencies every year.

We believe our partnership offers you and your pet the very best level of care, day and night.

You can find out more about their service here.

Don’t forget, their team don’t work during the day, so you don’t have to worry about disturbing them at night. So, if you’re worried about your pet don’t hesitate to give them a call, and they’ll advise what you should do next.

Vets Now is a pet emergency service. For routine cases please contact us as you would normally, during our daytime opening hours.

Your nearest Vets Now clinics


Vets Now Derby, City Gate Business Park, City Gate, Derby, DE24 8WY

Phone: 01332 362400‚Äč


Vets Now Chesterfield, 55-59 Broadleys, Clay Cross, Chesterfield S45 9JN

Phone: 01246 930560

Practice information

Riverside Veterinary Centre

  • Mon
    8:30am - 6:30pm
  • Tue
    8:30am - 6:30pm
  • Wed
    8:30am - 6:30pm
  • Thu
    8:30am - 6:30pm
  • Fri
    8:30am - 6:30pm
  • Sat
    8:30am - 1:00pm
  • Sun

Emergency Details

Please call:

01773 829544

Find us here:

Unit 3 Goods Wharf Goods Road Belper Derbyshire DE56 1UU
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Please call this number for emergencies:

01773 829544