Good Shepherd Pet Hospital uses technology and advanced skills to monitor, diagnose, and treat pets with acute or chronic illness and the most severe and life-threatening emergencies.
We understand your fears when a beloved pet is in critical condition. Dr. Deeb is highly skilled in assessing and treating pets that become ill or experience life-threatening emergencies.
The following situations can be considered an emergency:
- Snake bite
- Difficulty breathing
- Trauma (hit by car, fall)
- Ingestion of a foreign object, drug, poison or unknown substance*
- Blood in vomit, feces, and/or urine
- Bleeding or unexplained bruising
- Severe vomiting, retching, and/or diarrhea
- Swollen, hard, or painful abdomen or unproductive retching
- Broken limb(s)
- Any injury to the eyes
- Loss of consciousness
- Inability to move or sudden weakness
- Straining to urinate (especially a male cat)
- Prolonged heat exposure, overheating, or heat stroke
- Allergic reaction (facial swelling, difficulty breathing)
- Signs of extreme pain
- Serious wound
- Any signs of respiratory difficulty (increased respiratory effort, coughing, wheezing)
If your pet experiences an emergency situation, please contact our skilled and concerned staff immediately at Good Shepherd Pet hospital.