Emergencies

Pet Emergencies

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Emergency situations with our pets can unfortunately arise at the most inopportune times.  Here at Blue Sky we will see Urgent Care and Emergency cases throughout the day when needed.  Please do not ever hesitate to call us if you think your pet is in need of an emergency or urgent care visit.  If it is outside our normal business hours or on a holiday please contact The Animal

Emergency Center of Central Oregon - (541)385-9110

13 animal emergencies that should receive immediate veterinary consultation and/or care

1. Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes
2. Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging
3. Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine
4. Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
5. Injuries to your pet's eye(s)
6. You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, medications, rodent poison, etc.)
7. Seizures and/or staggering
8. Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move leg(s)
9. Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
10. Heat stress or heatstroke
11. Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period, or either of these combined with obvious illness or any of the other problems listed here
12. Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
13. Unconsciousness
The bottom line is that ANY concern about your pet's health warrants, at minimum, a call to your veterinarian.