Pet emergencies can be scary, so it’s only natural that you want to ensure that your pet receives the best emergency care as quickly as possible. Knowing what to do in certain circumstances can help ease your fears to be more beneficial and helpful in their care!

When To Seek Emergency Veterinary Care

  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period
  • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  • Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging
  • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine
  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within 5 minutes
  • Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
  • Injuries to your pet’s eye(s)
  • Seizures and/or staggering
  • Unconsciousness
  • Open wounds or lacerations
  • Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move leg(s)
  • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  • Heat stress or heatstroke
  • You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous

For after hours emergencies please contact

Mount Laurel Animal Hospital

220 Mount Laurel Road • Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
856-234-7626 • mlahvet.com
hospital@mlahvet.com

OR

Absecon Veterinary Hospital 

195 S New Road
Absecon, NJ 08201
609-646-7013 • abseconvet.com
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