24/7 Emergency and Referral Veterinarian Near Hampton, VA

Here at The Center of Veterinary Expertise, our skilled veterinarians and board-certified specialists are available to you and your pet when you need us most. We provide outstanding emergency care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and specialty care on a scheduled basis. Our team proudly serves Hampton, VA and surrounding areas with compassion for the human-animal bond, outstanding expertise, and steadfast support for primary care veterinarians throughout the region.

If your pet is having an emergency, you can bring them in to see us at any time, no appointment necessary. Just call (757) 935-9111 so we can prepare for your arrival!

To arrange a consultation with a veterinary specialist, be sure to ask your primary veterinarian for a referral to our animal hospital.

Our Emergency and Critical Care Services for Pets in Hampton, VA

The COVE is fully equipped to stabilize, treat, and hospitalize patients with health emergencies. Our 24/7 emergency services include:

  • Overnight monitoring
  • Intensive care
  • On-site diagnostics including lab testing, ECG (electrocardiography), and radiology
  • Surgery
  • Blood products and transfusions
  • Respiratory care
  • Ultrasound and endoscopy
  • Advanced pain management
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Specialty and Referral Veterinary Services for Hampton, VA Pets

We’re proud to have board-certified specialists in surgery, critical care, cardiology, and dentistry. They are able to perform advanced, highly complex diagnostics and procedures including:


  • Echocardiography
  • Digital thoracic X-ray
  • Acute and chronic medical management
  • Holter and event monitoring
  • Non-invasive and invasive blood pressure monitoring


  • Endodontics
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontal disease treatment


  • Soft-tissue surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive procedures including cystoscopy, thoracoscopy, and laparoscopy

Why Choose Us?

At The COVE, we strive to be the most trusted emergency and referral veterinarian in the Hampton, VA region, with skilled specialists and team members you can count on to treat your pet like their own. We are also dedicated to being as convenient as possible for you and your pet, so that no matter what happens or when, we’ll be here to lend a helping hand.