Lockdowns have become a part of our life (at least unless the virus goes MIA) And needless to say, it is tough on all of us. But for those of us with pet babies, it can be even harder in case of an emergency if our regular vets and animal clinics are unavailable. We've put together a list of clinics in Mumbai that are treating animals even through the lockdown. Bookmark these in case of emergency!
Never Taking A Pawse: Vet Clinics To Contact During Lockdown For Pet Emergencies
Top Dog Healthcare, Andheri
Top Dog Pet Clinic in Andheri covers a spectrum of services and emergency care for your favourite pooch. Among the services, they offer lab testing and diagnostics as well as undertake surgeries for your pets. During lockdown they have changed their operating hours. Current hours are from Monday to Saturday: Till 2PM for emergencies only.
Dr. Daves, Borivali
Dr. Dave's clinic and veterinary centre is a well-reputed clinic in Borivali. They offer a variety of facilities and services for your pet babies including lab testing, dental care, ultra sound, surgeries, vaccinations and medical baths. They have modified hours during lockdown and are open from Monday to Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM and 5 PM to 8 PM and from 9 AM to 1 PM on Sundays.
SPCA or Society For The Prevention of Cruelty To Animals is a non-profit organisation that works towards the welfare of animals. They run a shelter and a hospital which is generally open to all, however during lockdown they are focusing on treating strays that are in emergency condition. They're open throughout the week and weekend, but go before 5:30PM.
Petvets in Thane is a veterinary care center that offers a range of services for your furry and feathered pets. They do complete health check ups, diagnosis, treatment, surgeries, behavior counselling, nutrition and more for a holistic approach to caring for your pet. During the lockdown they are operational from Monday to Tuesday and Thursday to Sunday from 10AM to 1PM and 3PM to 6PM.
P.S: The clinic is closed on Wednesdays.
Navi Mumbai Animal Clinic, Vashi
From pet nutrition to animal pathology services, plus diagnostic care and treatment, Dr. DK Patil's Navi Mumbai Animal Clinic is a Vashi-based veterinary practice that offers a range of services for your favorite animal companion. During the lockdown, the clinic is open from 10 AM to 5 PM throughout the week.
The Petvet, Churchgate
The PetVet is a veterinary clinic in Churchgate. They offer a range of veterinary care and services including surgical procedures. During lockdown the clinic is closed for all but they always make way for emergency consultations. They are also available for virtual consultation.
P.S: The clinic is open, but by appointment only and for emergencies. Call in advance and then go.
Dr. Rustom Bharucha's Clinic, Gamdevi
Sobo folks, if you're looking for a clinic that's open near you, bookmark this one in case of an emergency. Dr Rustom Bharucha's Clinic is a private clinic that's conveniently located and offers personalized veterinary care for your favourite furry companion. The clinic is currently open only in the evenings from 4:30PM (Monday to Friday).
P.S: We suggest you call ahead to book your appointment before heading over.
Ark Veterinary Clinic, Mulund
The Ark Veterinary Clinic in Mulund offers well-rounded care for your pet. The clinic a host of services from diagnosis to treatment and surgical procedures. They also have a pet store where you can pick up all the necessary items for pet care. The clinic is open during limited hours from 10:30AM to 1:30PM, Monday to Saturday.
P.S: We suggest you pre-book your appointment by calling ahead.