Emergencies - Out of Hours

24/7 care for your pet

As well as consultations by appointment 6 days a week, we work with Hart Veterinary Centre in Bicester, in partnership with Vets Now Milton Keynes, to ensure veterinary help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the event of an emergency, day or night, please call 01280 703451.

Please call in advance of arrival so staff can be ready to help.

Outside of normal working hours cases are assessed at Hart Veterinary Centre, Bicester, OX26 2XL (see map below). Like Croft Veterinary Centre, Hart Vets is accredited by the RCVS, has the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment of your pets, and have a great team of friendly, qualified and experienced vets and nurses. Hart Vets also has a dedicated team of night nurses meaning cases admitted out of hours benefit from the same continuous high standard of care as they would during the day.

Please note emergency cases seen outside of normal opening hours are seen at Hart Veterinary Centre, Bicester, OX26 2XL, and on some occasions Vets Now, Milton Keynes, MK7 7AN and will incur an out of hours fee in addition to examination and treatment costs.

Out of hours fees apply:

Monday to Friday
Saturday - after 12pm / Sunday - all day

6pm to 10pm - £250
10pm to 8am - £340

‚ÄčThere is a reduced fee for small furries (rabbits, rodents etc.) - £170 at any time

For cases which may not need to see a veterinary surgeon an out of hours nurse consult is charged at £126 regardless of the time of night.

  • Hart Vets is approximately a 15-minute drive away from Brackley. The full address is Hart Veterinary Centre, Browning Drive, Bicester, OX26 2XL. For clients without access to a means of transport Braxci Taxi Service, contactable on 01280 700600, operates 24/7 and is happy to take most pets.

  • Vets Now is approximately a 30-minute drive away from Brackley. The full address is Vets Now MK, Fyfield Barrow, Milton Keynes, MK7 7AN.

  • Please note fees for emergency services out of normal working hours will be payable directly to Hart Veterinary Centre.
  • Once patients have been treated and discharged at all relevant clinical notes will be forwarded to us so that follow-up can be provided at Croft Vets.
  • Any patients hospitalised at Croft Veterinary Centre in normal working hour will continue to have night and weekend care provided by our own staff.
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Practice information

The Croft Veterinary Centre

  • Mon
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tue
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wed
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thu
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Fri
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat
    8:30am - 12:00pm
  • Sun

Find us here:

Banbury Road Brackley Northants NN13 6BH
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