Sickness & Emergencies
We do see emergencies and urgent appointments during our normal business hours. If you believe that you have a life threatening emergency, Call us at (623) 825-6566 or bring your pet in right away. If it is after our normal business hours, we recommend you call or visit one of these locations:
20610 N. Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ 85024
If your pet is experiencing any of the following symptoms or conditions, please call us right away. If it is after our normal business hours, please take your pet to the Emergency Animal Clinic.
- Hit by a car
- Falling more than a few feet.
- Your pet isn't breathing or you can't feel a heartbeat.
- Your pet is unconscious and won't wake up.
- Your pet has been vomiting or has had diarrhea for more than 24 hours, or is vomiting blood.
- Your pet is having trouble breathing or has something stuck in his/her throat.
- Your pet has had or is having a seizure.
- Your pet is bleeding.
- Your pet is lethargic (very weak)
- You think your pet might have ingested something toxic, such as antifreeze, rat poison, any kind of medication that wasn't prescribed to your pet, or household cleaners.
- Your pet, particularly your male cat, is straining to urinate, or is unable to urinate.
- Your pet shows signs of extreme pain, such as whining and/or shaking.
- Your pet collapses or suddenly can't stand up.
- Your pet begins bumping into things or suddenly becomes disoriented.
- You can see irritation or injury to your pet's eyes.
- Your pet's abdomen is swollen and hard to the touch, and/or he/she is gagging and trying to vomit.
- Your pregnant dog or cat has had contractions for over 30 minutes but has not delivered a puppy or kitten. Or she is bleeding vaginally or has gone more than three to four hours between delivering puppies or kittens.
This is not an all inclusive list. This list is provided as a guide only. If at any time you are unclear or uncertain as to what to do, please contact us or the Emergency Animal Clinic right away.