Emergency Care

Contact us immediately if your pet is experiencing an emergency. We are committed to delivering prompt care for urgent medical needs.

Emergency Care

Good Shepherd Pet Hospital uses technology and advanced skills to monitor, diagnose, and treat pets with acute or chronic illnesses 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.

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The following situations can be considered an emergency:

  • Most Emergency Surgeries
  • 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 limbs
  • Any injury to the eyes
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • 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, please contact our skilled and concerned staff immediately at Good Shepherd Pet Hospital.