Vets and Veterinary Emergency Services

Emergency services

  • Small animal emergency services on weekdays 17.00–08.00 and on weekends: Eläinsairaala Turku (website in Finnish), tel. +358 (0)600 124 44
  • Livestock emergency services on weekdays 16.00–08.00 and on weekends, tel. +358 (0)600 041 451

Veterinary services during office hours

  • Vet services for pets in Turku during office hours are offered by private veterinary stations
  • Based on an agreement the municipality of Lieto is responsible for the care of livestock and large animals.
  • Contact information of municipal vets (lieto.fi in Finnish)

Emergy services for pets (regional)

The municipalities of Finland Proper have organized joint emergency services for pets. Emergency services for small animals are available at Eläinsairaala Turku at Satakunnantie 162. The clinic has modern equipment and treatment possibilities.

  • Emergency services for small animals: +358 (0)600 124 44 (0,50 €/min + local call charge)

Emergency services for livestock

Four vets are on duty at Finland Proper emergency services for livestock.

  • Emergency services for livestock: +358 (0)600 041 451 (0,70 €/min + local call charge)

When you call the service number follow the given instructions and the call will be redirected to your local vet.

Emergency service hours

Small animal emergency services are available on weekdays 17.00–8.00 and during weekends from Friday 17.00 to Monday 8.00. On special dates, such as midweek holidays and Christmas and Midsummer Eves, the emergency services open at 17.00 on the day preceding the special date and closes at 8.00 on the first normal weekday following the special date.

Livestock emergency services are available on weekdays between 16.00–8.00 and during weekends from Friday 16.00 to Monday 8.00. On special dates, such as midweek holidays and Christmas and Midsummer Eves, the emergency services open at 16.00 on the day preceding the special date and closes at 8.00 on the first normal weekday following the special date.

Vet services for pets during office hours

Vet services for pets in Turku during office hours are offered by private veterinary stations.

The City of Turku has made an agreement abut organizing urgent vet services in the Turku region during office hours (weekdays 8.00–16.00). The following veterinary stations offer urgent care for dogs, cats and other small pets in the Turku region:

If one veterinary station cannot offer help quickly enough though your pet needs urgent care, ask another station.

Private vet stations charge fees according to their price lists.

Vet services for livestock and large animals during office hours

Based on an agreement the municipality of Lieto is responsible for the care of livestock and large animals. The appointment booking and customer guidance phone hour for municipal vets is on weekdays between 8.00 and 9.00.

Primarily livestock and large animals are treated by the municipal vet who works on the Kaarina, Paimio and Sauvo areas: Jouni Mäkelä, Tehdastie 2, 21530 PAIMIO, tel. +358 (0)2 470 5766 (on weekdays 8.00–09.00) and tel. +358 (0)500 228 095 (urgent matters).