What is a Pet Emergency

What is a Pet Emergency

What is a Pet Emergency

What is a Pet Emergency

  • Allergic reaction

  • Insect bites, snake bites, bites or scratches from other animals

  • Trouble breathing

  • Respiratory distress (shallow or rapid panting without exertion), difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging

  • Lethargic

  • Unconsciousness

  • Bleeding

  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within five minutes

  • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine

  • Not urinating

  • Male cat not urinating especially

  • Minimum a few hours, showing obvious signs of pain

  • Seizures

  • And/or staggering and/or collapsed

  • Ingestion

    • You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)

    • Ingestion of foreign bodies can trigger pain, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea

  • Eyes

    • Injuries to pet's eye(s), squinting, excessive tearing, obvious pain

  • Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move leg(s)

  • Heat stress or heatstroke

  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than two episodes in a 24-hour period, or either of these combined with obvious illness or any of the other problems listed here

  • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more


Any one of these conditions needs to be seen immediately.

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