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 -  

  • trouble breathing
  • 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 your pet needs services outside the scope of what I'm able to provide at a housecall visit - such as surgery, dental procedures and x-rays - I'm happy to refer you and your pet to either a hospital of your choice or one that I recommend.