If any of the following circumstances are true, please call us right
- Any situation where the animal seems in severe distress or discomfort.
- Hit by a car or other trauma, such as a blow to the head or some
other part of the body.
- A dog or cat in labor for more than 4 hours without puppies or
kittens being born.
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea for 4-6 hours or more, or vomiting blood.
- Pet trying, but unable to urinate.
- Uncontrolled bleeding.
- Heat stroke.
(*Your pet pants a lot even when the
temperature is cool.
* His/Her gums are suddenly bright red.)
- Severe wounds or lacerations.
- Difficulty breathing; pet's tongue or gums turning blue.
- Bloat; your pet's abdomen is swollen and hard to the touch, and/or
she's gagging and trying to vomit.
- Prolapsed Eye.
(Where the eye appears to be 'popped out' of the socket.)
- Continuous or repeated seizures.
(Stiffening of the limbs, uncontrolled
shaking, vacant stare, sometimes with a loss of consciousness)
- Fractures or dislocations.
(Possible lameness of
the affected limb, with marked soreness at the actual fracture site)
- Known consumption of a poison or toxin including antifreeze,
rat poison or chocolate.
- Your pet is unconscious and won't wake up.
- Your pet begins bumping into things or suddenly becomes disoriented.
- You can see irritation or injury to your pet's eyes, or she suddenly
seems to become blind