Animal emergencies have a tendency of arising at the most inopportune moments, so it is important to have a plan of action. If you think your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, do not wait to contact us; it is so much better to be safe than sorry.
During a medical emergency, your pet may exhibit the following symptoms:
- Frequent vomiting and/or retching
- Frequent bouts of diarrhea or straining
- Difficulty breathing (heavy or shallow)
- Bloated or distended abdominal area
- Hyperthermia (heat stroke) or hypothermia (low body temperature)
- Straining to urinate
- Blood in urine
- Convulsions or seizures
- Trauma; includes getting hit by a car, falling out of a window, getting into a fight with other animals, etc.
- Injury or irritation to the eyes
- Exposure to poison or toxic chemicals
- Inability to deliver offspring
- Lacerations or bleeding wounds
We offer an after-hours pager service for our established clients Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. As part of the Woodland Springs emergency care service, we give clients a number to call to speak with a knowledgeable veterinary technician in case of minor emergencies.
For After-Hour Emergency Care:
The Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas
2700 West State Highway 114
Grapevine, TX 76051