When to Seek Emergency Veterinary Care

Please note that these types of trauma usually require emergency medical attention and may threaten your pet’s life if not treated:

     Bleeding from any part of the body; blood in feces or urine

     Severe, persistent coughing; choking sounds

     Diarrhea or Vomiting
     Continued or severe diarrhea or vomiting

     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.

     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 that are growing rapidly or are bleeding

     Trouble urinating
     Straining or painful urination

     Weight loss

     Dramatic or unexplained weight loss over a short period of time; not eating

For peace of mind, please call us so we can discuss your pet’s condition with you personally: 925-754-5001 – we are open 24 hours, 7 days a week