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Responsible for the service Siun sote – Joint municipal authority for North Karelia social and health services

Veterinary emergency clinic outside office hours

  • Service
  • 13 municipalities
  • Public service

The veterinary emergency clinic is only intended for patients in need of urgent veterinary care whose treatment cannot wait for office hours.

To whom and on what terms

A fee is charged for the service.

Background information

Urgent veterinary care outside office hours is provided by municipalities as part of emergency veterinary services. A veterinary emergency service may be shared by several municipalities.

Small animals are usually taken to the veterinarian but treatment for large animals is provided in the place where they are kept.

The emergency service may be provided by the municipality or it may be outsourced to a private service provider.

Basic information

The service is provided bySiun sote – Joint municipal authority for North Karelia social and health services
Responsible for the serviceSiun sote – Joint municipal authority for North Karelia social and health services
Area Heinävesi, Ilomantsi, Joensuu, Juuka, Kitee, Kontiolahti, Lieksa, Liperi, Nurmes, Outokumpu, Polvijärvi, Rääkkylä, Tohmajärvi
Available languagesFinnish, English
Text edited by: Siun sote – Joint municipal authority for North Karelia social and health services
Updated: 11/5/2022