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Emergency

If you think that your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, please call us immediately. After hours when the hospital is closed and you have an emergency, we refer clients to the Animal Emergency Clinic of York. They are located on 1640 South Queen Street, York, PA. Their phone number is 717-767-5355.

Some Signs of Illness Requiring Immediate Veterinary Attention Include:

  • Frequent Vomiting or Retching
  • Frequent Bouts of Diarrhea or Straining
  • Difficulty Breathing (heavy or shallow)
  • Bloated or Distended Abdomen
  • Hyperthermia (heat stroke) or Hypothermia (low body temperature)
  • Straining to Urinate and / or Blood in Urine
  • Convulsions or Seizures
  • Any Trauma (hit by a car, falling out of a window, a fight with another animal)
  • Injury or Irritation to the Eyes
  • Exposure to Poison or Toxic Chemicals
  • Inability to Deliver Puppies or Kittens
  • Burns
  • Lacerations or Bleeding Wounds

Poison Control

For assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet, please see the Pet Poison Helpline website at www.petpoisonhelpline.com or call the ASPCA Poison Control (888) 426-4435.