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Here for you 24/7, 365.

Emergency? Call now (709) 221-7838.

We get it – because we’re pet lovers too.

We understand how stressful it can be when your pet is not well. Feel comfortable knowing that with us, your pet has access to expertly-trained veterinary specialists and the most advanced technology available in the province.

We’re partners in your pet’s care and we do everything we can to ensure the best possible experience for you both.


What you need, when you need it.

VSC is the only veterinary hospital in Newfoundland and Labrador to offer 24/7 emergency care, referral, specialty surgeries, diagnostic imaging, certified rehab services, and a full oncology program.

Whether it’s an emergency, an urgent case that your primary care veterinary clinic can’t accommodate, or a special condition, you and your pet can count on us.

Thank you for your exceptional service. I am so thankful and grateful to have such a high standard of care here in our province.

– Annette B.

VSC took wonderful care of my best buddy – I can’t say enough about how much they put me at ease in a very difficult time. We are very lucky to have access to the calibre of medicine available at VSC.

– Melissa P.

The staff at VSC are knowledgeable, professional, and caring. It is clear from the moment you step through the door that everyone in the building is invested in the well-being of your pet.

– Nick H.

The facility is second to none in this province! Every visit I have been met with friendly caring staff that seems dedicated to a successful outcome.

– Hevath

VSCNL saved my dog’s life. He would not have made it without their care. Wonderful people doing wonderful work.

– Maggie B.


Easy, convenient payment options and support.

With direct billing to many insurance companies and multiple third-party financing options, you can spend more time giving your pet the TLC.

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Today’s donor could be tomorrow’s recipient.

Our incredible donors keep our in-house blood bank continuously stocked to help save the lives of pets in urgent need. Are you and your pet interested in joining our league of heroes?

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New & Events

St. John’s Vet Centre Wins National Award

[News Release July 16, 2019] The Veterinary Specialty Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador (VSCNL) is the 2019 recipient of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) …

VSC and SPCA Working Together to Support Paws on the Pond

It’s not summer until you make your way around Quidi Vidi lake with your pet! So, join us on Saturday, July 13 for the SPCA …

Ophthalmologist Consultations with Dr. Tara Richards

Dr. Richards is an ophthalmologist who will be visiting our province and will be accepting consultations and limited surgical services the week of July 8th (Monday to Thursday)

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