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Urgent Care

Urgent Care

At Ganaraska Animal Clinic, we understand how stressful it can be when you are experiencing an emergency with your pet. We have a veterinarian and support staff on duty five days a week trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually, an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet’s life.

Emergencies can be anything from toxin exposure, hit-by-car or other trauma. Hyperthermia/hypothermia, respiratory distress, or any other symptoms that may cause your pet’s health to deteriorate very quickly. It also includes distress or unresponsiveness. If you see these things, your pet needs IMMEDIATE attention, and you should call us immediately. This is not a comprehensive list! If you are unsure, don’t hesitate to contact us, and our reception team can triage the symptoms and advise accordingly.

Urgent care is considered cases that should be seen THAT SAME DAY, and include things like:

  • acute and severe vomiting and diarrhea
  • inability to urinate or defecate
  • eye injuries
  • hot spots
  • seizures
  • bleeding that will not stop
  • bruising with no cause
  • pale gums
  • broken limbs
  • crying out in pain

Since this is not an exhaustive list, please call us, and we will triage you on the care needed and its timeliness.

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