Emergency

Whether your pet has been kicked by a moose, swallowed a fishhook, or developed a life-threatening illness, our team of doctors and veterinary technicians are ready 24/7 to provide expert, compassionate and affordable emergency and critical care.

NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY IF YOUR PET IS SERIOUSLY SICK OR INJURED

If your pet is seriously sick or injured and you’re not sure what to do, call us immediately at 562-8384 and speak to one of our experienced triage specialists.  They will help assess the situation and determine whether your pet needs to be seen by a member of our emergency staff.

EMERGENCY SITUATIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

TRAUMA – Bite wounds / Broken bones / Burns / Distended abdomen / Hit by car / Excessive bleeding / Eye injuries / Heatstroke, frostbite / Inability to walk / Sudden collapse / Trouble breathing / Gagging / Choking

INGESTION – Substances such as chocolate, mushrooms, onions, household plants, antifreeze, insecticides, rat poison, household cleansers, pool chemicals, human medication, bones, pennies, other foreign objects or excessive amounts of food or garbage.

DISEASE/ILLNESS – Coughing, sneezing, or difficulty breathing / Changes in behavior, appetite, or stools / Bumping into things, becoming disoriented / Allergic reactions, including swelling, rashes, or itching / Inability to urinate; straining to urinate / Pregnant animals that have gone more than 3-4 hours between delivering / First time seizure, seizures lasting more than 3 minutes, or multiple seizures / Signs of pain such as whining, shaking, hiding, or dull behavior / Vomiting blood/passing blood in the stool or urine / Diabetic animals refusing food

If circumstances permit, please try to call ahead so that we may prepare for your arrival.