Important Pet Phone Numbers - dummies

By D. Caroline Coile

Part of German Shepherds For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If your dog, cat, or other pet needs immediate medical help, you don’t want to be caught fumbling with a phone book and trying to find the right number. In case of an animal emergency, keep these numbers near your phone, and make sure you program them into your cell phone!

  • Your veterinarian’s phone number

  • The phone number for an after-hours or emergency clinic

  • The National Animal Poison Control Center:

    • 800-548-2523 or 888-4ANIHELP (888-426-4435) — $30 per case, charged to your credit card

    • 900-680-0000 — $30 per case, charged to your phone bill