Appointments at the Small Animal Hospital

You can make an appointment at the Small Animal Hospital (Viikki, Helsinki) by phone on weekdays at the following time:


Phone: 0294157201

Appointments are available on weekdays between 8.00 and 16.00.

Patients who arrive for follow-up examinations should have a referral from their veterinarian.

Cancelling an appointment

Appointments at the Small Animal Hospital (Viikki) can be cancelled by completing the relevant electronic form. Please note that cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the appointment! Later cancellations must always be made by phone (02941 57201) on weekdays from 8.15 to 15.30.

No-shows will be charged double the office fee or half the price of the planned procedure.

Out-of-hours emergency service at the Small Animal Hospital

The Small Animal Hospital operates an out-of-hours emergency service for urgent cases at the following times:

• Weekdays outside regular working hours from 16.00 to 8.00

• Weekends, i.e., Friday 16.00–Monday 8.00

• Holidays

Phone 060097411

Calls (including waiting time) cost €2.03 per minute + standard call rate.

The out-of-hours emergency service covers Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Kirkkonummi. Patients from this area can come directly to the emergency service. Out-of-hours emergency service is subject to higher fees.

Patients from elsewhere in Finland are admitted to emergency service with a veterinarian’s referral. The referring veterinarian must always agree on the referral with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s on-call veterinarian.

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital operates with reduced staff during out-of-hours emergency service, which means patients should be prepared to wait. Patients are admitted in order of priority: the most serious cases are treated first.

Location of the Small Animal Hospital

The Small Animal Hospital is located close to Viikintie at Koetilantie 2. Viikki has good transport links either by public transport or by car. Buses 550, 79, 68, 57 and 506 stop in the immediate vicinity of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.



Viikki sijaitsee Helsingin maantieteellisessä keskipisteessä Vanhankaupunginlahden ja Lahdenväylän välissä. Pieneläinsairaala on Viikintien varrella, osoitteessa Koetilantie 2. Viikkiin on hyvät kulkuyhteydet julkisilla kulkuvälineillä ja omalla autolla




Tulo-ohje julkisilla kulkuvälineillä

Eläinsairaalan välittömässä läheisyydessä olevilla pysäkeillä pysähtyvät bussit 550, 78, 57 ja 506.