Do you know who to count on in the event of a pet emergency?
As a loving pet parent, the last thing you want is to see your four-legged family member in distress. Unfortunately, unexpected illnesses and sudden accidents happen. At Armitage Animal Clinic, we want you to know that you’ve got a trusted team of experienced professionals in your corner.
Our facility is equipped to provide life-saving critical care at a moment’s notice. With staff members who are skilled in emergency medicine, we can quickly diagnose the problem and deliver the most timely and effective care. We’ll handle your companion’s case with the utmost compassion, doing everything possible to achieve a positive prognosis.
Some common signs that your pet may need urgent medical attention include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Ingestion of a toxic substance or foreign object
- Broken bones
- Cuts, lacerations or puncture wounds
- Vomiting or diarrhea lasting longer than 24 hours
- Trauma, such as from a fall or being hit by a car
- Swollen or tender abdomen
- Difficulty urinating
- Foaming at the mouth
- Loss of consciousness
If you notice any of these signs, seek veterinary care right away. We always recommend calling ahead when an emergency occurs. This allows us to assess the situation, provide first aid instructions and prepare the hospital and our team for your pet’s arrival. Of course, should the nature of your pet’s emergency be too urgent to call ahead, don’t hesitate to come directly in for immediate attention.
We sincerely hope you never experience the need for emergency veterinary care. If you do, however, we want you to know who to trust. The team at Armitage Animal Clinic will be here to provide the highest level of care available.