What should I do if I think my pet’s having an emergency?
Call us immediately at (269) 684-4269 or come directly to our facility.
What happens after I arrive with my pet?
Upon arrival at our hospital, your pet will be assessed, a history will be obtained, and the veterinarian will perform a thorough exam before making recommendations for treatment. A treatment plan will be discussed with you at this time, and we will do our best to work within the budget you have established for your pet’s needs.
What is an emergency?
If you are concerned about your pet, you should never hesitate to call us or come directly to our facility (click here for map and directions).
Please call us at (269) 684-4269 if you see any of the following:
- Your pet isn’t breathing or you can’t feel a heartbeat.
- Your pet is unconscious and won’t wake up.
- Your pet has been vomiting or has had diarrhea for more then 24 hours, or he/she is vomiting blood.
- You suspect any broken bone.
- Your pet is having trouble breathing or has something stuck in his/her throat.
- Your pet has had or is having a seizure.
- Your pet is bleeding from the eyes, nose, mouth, or there is blood in his/her urine or stool.
- You think your pet might have ingested something toxic, such as antifreeze, rat poison, any kind of medication that wasn’t prescribed to him/her, or household cleaners.
- Your pet, particularly your male cat, is straining to urinate, or is unable to.
- Your pet shows signs of extreme pain, such as whining, shaking, and refusing to socialize.
- Your pet collapses or suddenly can’t stand up.
- Your pet begins bumping into things or suddenly becomes disoriented.
- You see irritation or injury to your pet’s eyes, or he/she suddenly seems to become blind.
- Your pet’s abdomen is swollen and hard to the touch, and/or he/she is gagging and trying to vomit.
- Your see symptoms of heatstroke.
- Your pregnant dog or cat has gone more then three to four hours between delivering puppies or kittens.
- Any other concern that you feel may be an emergency.