We are here 24 hours/day, 7 days a week to provide medical care for all of your pet emergencies. We will stabilize your pet, perform any necessary diagnostic tests and continue as needed. We have a very compassionate and highly trained staff to provide you with peace of mind while your pet is under our care. Some of the examples of emergency situations may include (but are not limited to) the following:
Although an appointment is not needed, please telephone the hospital to alert us to your emergency so that we can prepare properly for your pet’s arrival. If your pet ingested a toxin, please bring the container and/or a sample of the toxin with you if possible.
Trauma – car accidents, puncture wounds, laceration, bite wounds/animal fights, head injuries, falling from high places; near drowning, heat stroke, frost bite; porcupine quills.
Toxins/Poisons – chocolate, mushrooms, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS), human medications, household chemicals, antifreeze, rat poison, marijuana or other drug exposure.
Illnesses/diseases – vomiting, diarrhea, bloody vomitus, diarrhea or urine, lethargy, refusal to eat, collapse, difficulty breathing, allergic reactions, seizures, straining to urinate.
Conditions requiring emergency surgery – gastric dilatation volvulus (bloat); intestinal obstruction (GI foreign body), cesarean section (C-section), tracheal obstruction, chest trauma or thoracic disease requiring a chest tube placement; an acute abdomen requiring exploratory surgery.