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Ours is 20 minutes away by interstate. It's a little scary when you think about it.
 

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No longer then around 10-15 minutes.

While we're down the beach it's about 20-30 (depending on traffic)...that's even for a regular vet!
 

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The E vet is a good 30 minutes away, our regular vet between 5 and 10 minutes, depending on how recently they graded the roads.
 

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All the vets in my city take turns.. so it changes every time.. it can be the one close to my house, or the one 40 minutes away, depending on who is on call that particular day.
 

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All the vets in my city take turns.. so it changes every time.. it can be the one close to my house, or the one 40 minutes away, depending on who is on call that particular day.
Wow. Is there an emergency number and they tell you where to go then, I assume?
 

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About 15 minutes. Another one is about 60 minutes away, which I trust more than this one.
 

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Wow. Is there an emergency number and they tell you where to go then, I assume?
There's one phone number which puts you through to an answering service.. they take your particulars and page the on-call vet. So you never know where you're going until the vet calls you back and tells you where to go.
 

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Ah. That's stressful! If the dog is bleeding and it's the 40 minutes away vet, I'd want to be making my way there while I was waiting for the call-back.
 

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8-10 minutes or so.
 

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My regular vet is about 20-25 mins and the e-vet is 30 minutes.
There are vet offices closer to home but I wasn't pleased with them so I switched.
I am pleased with the services I receive now.

Eta: I have programmed the reg vet and the e-vet into my cell phone. Don't want to be searching for the number in an emergency, it is right at my fingertips.
 

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7.2 miles. Made it in just under 6 minutes the one time I had to with Hershey Kisses. Son was holding her and times me.

Someone else kind of timed me too. About half way, I picked up a police escort. I don't think escort was what he was thinking. Anyway, I had these sirens and lights behind me clearing anything in the intersections, so I went faster.

When I pulled into the eVet, he turned off the siren and I thought he left realizing I was on an emergency mission.

About an hour and a half later when we came out, he was either still there, or had been checking. Anyway, I got a well deserved lecture. Told how dumb I was and three accidents I almost caused, how many different citations I was at risk to receive, told that if he ever saw me roll through a stop sign in the future he would arrest me and take me in.

Then he asked how the dog was, wished the best for her recovery, and told me to take my time getting home.

PS: If HK is every bleeding like she was again, or has some other urgent need for the eVet, I will repeat my crime.
 

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The evet is about 30 minutes from my house. My vet used to be on one of those rotating schedules, but switched to the evet in Kalamazoo
 

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We don't have an emergency vey, but in a life or death situation, our vet will meet you at her clinic. It's about a 35 minute drive, and she's the closest!
 

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We're literally two minutes from out regular vet's office and he still has calls ring through to his cell when the office is closed. He'll meet you pretty much anytime if it's something that can't wait for the 20 minute drive to the emergency clinic. He told me that he hasn't taken a vacation in the ten years since he opened his own office, so don't worry about him not being around. He's crazy expensive but I wouldn't trade him for anybody.
 

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45 minutes. I wish they were closer, as they also have a regular clinic and we just love the E-Vets!

Lucy
 
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