If you are concerned that your pet is suffering from a serious or life-threatening condition, please proceed to the nearest emergency veterinary facility.
Examples of medical conditions that need to be seen immediately include -
signs of extreme pain - yelping, whining, vocalizing, whining, trembling
ingestion of a toxin - household cleaners, pesticides, antifreeze, rat poison, etc.
pale or white gums
extreme weakness or collapsing, disorientation or inability to stand or walk
straining or inability to urinate
trauma caused by falls, cars or fights
vomiting for more than 24 hours, or sooner if with blood, pet is depressed or if excessive
dark tarry stools or those with a large amount of blood
seizures if more than one in 24 hours or one lasting longer than 5 minutes
eye problems, including the inability to close the eyelids
If you need emergency care and don’t drive or have access to a vehicle, please call a tax or ride-share to transport you and your pet to am emergency vet. Alternatively, some petsitters may be able to provide pet transport, though not usually in emergency situations.