Emergency Care | Veterinarians in FL | Good Shepherd Pet Hospita

813-920-0303|Fax: 813-666-4200

Hospital Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Wed: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun: Closed

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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
  • 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 situation, please contact our skilled and concerned staff immediately at Good Shepherd Pet hospital.