Open 24/7

365 Days/Year

(541) 746-0112
103 W Q Street,
Springfield, OR 97477

Emergency Veterinary Care

We’re Open 24/7/365

We are OPEN and offering curbside service during COVID-19. Emergency Veterinary Hospital provides 24-hour emergency veterinary care, internal medicine, and advanced dentistry for pets in the regional Springfield and Eugene communities and surrounding areas. Our highly skilled veterinarians and staff are dedicated to serving animals with exceptional emergency and referral care, providing compassion to the people who love them, and supporting the local veterinary community at any time of the day or night.

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Advanced Dentistry

Dr. Van de Wetering offers advanced dental services for pets in need.

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Open & Offering Curbside Service

Emergency Veterinary Hospital is offering Curbside service to maintain social distance while still offering care for your pets during COVID-19. If your pet has emergency veterinary needs, please call ahead if possible so that we know when to expect you.

We have implemented the following safety protocols in accordance with CDC guidelines:

  • It is essential that anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, or shortness of breath), or who has been exposed to anyone with COVID-19, or who has traveled internationally in the last 14 days to please respect the health of our community and team members and call us at (541) 746-0112 to discuss your concerns about your pet over the phone before visiting our hospital.
  • If above does not apply, please utilize our curbside service. Call us at (541) 746-0112 when you arrive in the parking lot and we will come to you to get your pet for the exam. For your convenience, we will take information regarding history and concerns over the phone, will continue to communicate via phone or text regarding treatment and/or results, and take payment over the phone after services are rendered.
  • For end of life appointments, we will escort you and your loved one directly into the exam room. Due to social distancing guidelines, we must restrict the number of people in the room to two family members at this point in time, thank you for your understanding.

We’re AAHA Accredited

The Emergency Veterinary Hospital is among 16% of animal care facilities in the nation certified by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Veterinary clinics that go through the rigorous accreditation process to become AAHA certified are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary care. We are proud to be among them and forward to giving patients the best care possible.  

Our Services

Emergency & Critical Care

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Advanced Dentistry

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Max Rinaldi, DVM

Dr. Rinaldi attended the University of Nevada, Reno for his undergraduate studies in Biology. He spent time living abroad in Scotland and returned to the United States to attend veterinary school at Kansas State University, graduating in 2012. Dr Rinaldi and his wife have always wanted to live in the Pacific Northwest so he joined the Emergency Veterinary Hospital team in 2014.

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Megan Schneck, DVM

Originally from Muncy, a small town in north central Pennsylvania, Dr. Schneck received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science at Cornell University in 2002 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell in 2006.  A child of rural America, Dr. Schneck grew up with dogs, cats and rabbits. Dogs especially are her first love.

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Naomi Johnson, DVM

Dr. Naomi Johnson was born in San Diego California and did some of her growing up there before moving to Ohio. She obtained a degree in Biology at a small college in southwest Michigan. She obtained her DVM from Michigan State University in 2009 graduating with high honors. She went on to complete a small animal rotating internship in medicine and surgery.

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Kirsten Hewitt, DVM

Dr. Kirstin Hewitt was born in the Southern United States and lived in Europe prior to settling in Oregon. She graduated with a degree in Animal Sciences from Oregon State University and completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine worked in shelter medicine, small animal general practice and mixed animal practice.

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Ali McKay, DVM

Dr. Ali McKay is a native of Oregon and attended Eastern Oregon University and graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry in 2007. She then attended Oregon State University and achieved her DVM in 2013. After veterinary school, she completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Washington State University.

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Paula Lenhard-Rogers, DVM

Dr. Paula Lenhard grew up in sunny Florida, after her parents decided that the snow and the cold of upstate New York were not for them. Although a bit too hot for her, she stayed and attended the University of Florida, earning her Bachelor of Science in Zoology and then studied Veterinary Medicine at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Amber Schofield, DVM

Dr. Schofield is from the Great Plains of Oklahoma where she was a veterinary technician for over 10 years before becoming a veterinarian. In this time she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Central Oklahoma. Her undergraduate work focused heavily on research.

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