Emergency Referrals

After-Hour Emergencies & Referrals

Listed below is the emergency and referral clinic we commonly suggest.

Emergencies are generally categorized into life threatening issues, severe pain or both.

If your pet is experiencing any of the following seek medical attention immediately.

  • Bleeding
    Bleeding from any part of the body; blood in feces or urine
  • Coughing
    Severe, persistent coughing; choking sounds
  • Diarrhea or Vomiting
    Continued or severe diarrhea or vomiting, especially if bloody.
  • Difficulty breathing
    Shallow breathing; seems to be choking
  • Difficulty giving birth
  • Eye injury
    Redness; swelling; squinting; discharge
  • Ingested toxin, poison, or foreign object
    Any household or garden chemical, human medicine, medicine overdose of any kind
    Swallowed rocks, bones, sharp objects, cloth material, string, etc.
  • Injured
    Hit by a car; hurt by another animal; fallen from a great height
  • In pain
    Pet is crying out
  • Lethargic or non-responsive
    Cannot stand or move; not responding to voice or touch
  • Lumps
    Lumps that are growing rapidly or are bleeding
  • Trouble urinating
    Straining or painful urination especially in male cats.
  • Weight loss
    Dramatic or unexplained weight loss over a short period of time; not eating
  • For a list of common household toxins and hazards¬†click here

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