Critical Care

Do you know who to turn to when your pet needs urgent medical attention?

Pet emergencies can be frightening. We want to let you know that, should the need for critical care arise for your pet, you can count on us. Our team members are trained in emergency medicine and are prepared to step in, manage the situation and work toward the best possible outcome. Our hospital features advanced diagnostic equipment, a modern surgical suite and all the tools and technology needed to handle even the most critical of cases. More importantly, we will be a beacon for you during this challenging time.

Pet emergencies can involve a wide variety of symptoms. Should your pet exhibit any of the following, we recommend seeking medical attention immediately.

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Bleeding
  • Broken bones
  • Choking
  • Diarrhea or vomiting that lasts longer than 24 hours
  • Cuts, lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Trauma, such as being hit by a car or falling
  • Sudden lameness
  • Extreme lethargy
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Loss of consciousness

You know your pet best. If you feel he or she needs urgent medical attention, we encourage you to give us a call. Phoning ahead is always recommended as it allows us to assess the situation and prepare for your pet’s arrival. Of course, we also understand that not all emergencies provide time for a phone call. In those instances, please don’t hesitate to come directly to the clinic for immediate care.

Emergencies, accidents, and illnesses are unfortunate facts of life, but how many of us plan for the unthinkable before it happens? What would you do if your pet were suddenly sick or injured? Do you have a plan? Do you know where to go for help if your pet needs critical care or has to be hospitalized? Rest assured, if you ever have an emergency with your pet, our expert critical care professionals will be there for you when you need us.

Keep our phone number with your other emergency numbers and call us any time. Help is only a phone call away.