When to Seek Emergency Pet Care

If you feel that your pet’s medical condition is serious and cannot wait, you should seek emergency pet care. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek out emergency pet care:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Ingestion or suspected ingestion of a toxic or foreign object.
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Repetitive and prolonged seizures
  • Allergic Reactions
  • High or low temperature (Below 101F/38C or above 103F/39.5C)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate
  • Choking
  • Unconsciousness

General Pet First Aid

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