Pet Emergencies

Emergency Vet Services in Lake City, FL

In an emergency, turn to us for immediate care. We handle emergency vet cases of all shapes and sizes during our regular business hours. We’re open from Monday-Friday 7:30am – 5:30pm and Saturdays from 8:00am – 10:00am.

What Is a Pet Emergency?

It can be hard to know whether your pet needs urgent care or just time to rest. To help you recognize pet emergencies, we’ve created a list of some of the more common cases we see:

  • Bleeding that won’t stop with compression
  • Bleeding from the eyes, ears, nose, or mouth
  • Vomiting/diarrhea for more than 24 hours
  • Blood in vomit, urine, or stool
  • Encounter or fight with a wild animal
  • Straining to urinate/defecate
  • Traumatic injury such as being hit by a car
  • Sitting with head pressed against a wall or other surface
  • Ingestion of a toxic substance
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chronic coughing
  • Seizures
  • No eating or drinking for 24 hours or more
  • Bloated abdomen that feels hard to the touch
  • Unable to walk or stand
  • Fever (ears and nose feel hot)
  • Eye injuries

If ever you are concerned about your pet’s health, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (386) 755-0236 and our experienced team will guide you on the next steps to take.