Animals

The Environment Centre of Vantaa is responsible for animal protection, disease control, and the veterinarian services of production animals and pets.

Veterinary Services

Pakkalankuja 5, 01510 Vantaa
(entrance between Elannontie 3 and 5)

Appointments

Tel. 09 873 1092
Mon-Fri 8:30-11.00 and 17.00-18.00
Fax 09 8392 3170

Emergency duty

Tel. 09 873 1092
from 18:00 onwards at nights, weekends, and holidays
backup number: 09 8392 3105

Animal Protection

If you suspect that an animal is treated against the Animal Welfare Act, contact the city veterinarian, the health protection inspector or the police.

Supervising veterinarian:
Mari Lassila,
Tel. 09 8392 3122

Veterinary clinic:
Tel. 09 873 1092, at 8:30-11:00

Health protection inspector:
Tel. 09 8392 3110, at 8:30-11:30

Police:
www.poliisi.fi/ita-uusimaa
Tel. 112
Tel. 029 5430291 (the East Uusimaa Police Department)

Stray Animals

Stray animals can be delivered to the Viikki Animal Shelter, which serves as the official shelter in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen.

Link: www.loytoelaintalo.fi

Import and Export of Animals

When you need an export certificate for your pet, contact

  • the supervising veterinarian, tel. 09 8392 3122 or
  • the veterinary services' appointment phone number 09 873 1092 (Mon-Fri 8:30-11:00 and 17:00-18:00).