Is My Pet Having An Emergency?

Pets with the following symptoms should be seen ASAP:

  • Coughing and/or Respiratory Distress: difficult or labored breathing
  • Neurological Abnormalities: collapse, off balance, head tilt, seizures, circling, head pressing, visual deficiencies etc.
  • Seizures: more than one in 24 hours
  • Unproductive Retching or Dry Heaving
  • Rapid/Progressive Abdominal Distension
  • Vomiting and/or Inability to Hold Down Food/Water
  • Diarrhea or Straining to Defecate
  • Slow or Rapid Heart Rate
  • Bleeding from Orifices: mouth, nose, rectum, abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Lethargy, Weakness
  • Pale Mucous Membranes: pale gum color
  • Inability to Urinate or Straining to Urinate
  • Difficult or Long labor
  • Toxin Ingestion
  • Trauma
  • Pain/Discomfort: trembling, yelping, unwillingness to move, aggressive behavior when moved
  • Squinting one or both eyes
  • Facial Swelling and/or Hives
  • Penis is Stuck Out of Sheath

If you are concerned about any symptoms that your pet may be experiencing, please call (810) 238-7557. We recommend that all concerns warrant an exam and consultation with a veterinarian.

Animal Emergency Hospital in Burton: Cat

Animal Emergency Hospital

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