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VSEC Pet Hospital – serving Philadelphia and New Jersey 24/7  

Surgery at BluePearl Philadelphia Our 24 hour pet hospital is located in South Philadelphia and also serves South Jersey, Delaware and surrounding communities.

Specialty and emergency medicine in Philadelphia, NJ

When you have a pet emergency, seconds count. We want you to know, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center is ready. If your pet has a condition that requires a specialist’s expertise, we’re ready for that too. Our veterinarians, vet technicians and support staff work closely together to provide the comprehensive, compassionate care your pet needs and deserves.

  • Emergency: In an emergency, call ahead to your VSEC vet and let us know you’re coming. No appointment is necessary for our emergency vet. Learn more about your emergency visit.  
  • Specialty Care: Our veterinary specialists work directly with your primary care vet to understand your pet’s condition and develop the appropriate treatment plan. Visits to our specialists are usually by referral from your primary care vet and by appointment. Learn more about veterinary specialists. 

About Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC) – Philadelphia

Our Philadelphia hospital opened in 2013 and expanded in 2017, allowing us to add a 64-slice CT scanner, minimally invasive surgery and other improvements.

We regularly invite primary care veterinarians to the hospital for educational sessions.

Our Philadelphia hospital is convenient for those who live in or near the city, and we offer patient transportation among our three VSEC hospitals.

We are part of the BluePearl network of veterinary specialty and emergency hospitals.


Location Details

Google Map of 1114 South Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 1114 South Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center – Philadelphia
1114 South Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147