EMERGENCIES

During business hours, please contact our office at 410-838-7797 if you think that you have an emergency with your pet.  Our helpful staff members will consult with the doctors on how best to address the situation.

A visit to your veterinarian as soon as possible is imperative if you notice any of the following:

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Increase or decrease in water intake/urination
  • Blood in urine or stool
  • Loss of appetite or lethargy
  • Behavior changes
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Ear odors, redness, scratching or head shaking
  • Trouble urinating or defecating

Emergencies, which need to be seen right away, may include any of the following:

  • Allergic reactions
  • “Bloat” (painful, distended abdomen with or without non-productive retching)
  • Broken bones
  • Dog fights
  • Hit by car
  • Poisonings
  • Seizures
  • Straining to urinate (especially in male cats)
  • Trouble breathing

After hours, you may contact the one of the following emergency services providers:

Animal Emergency Hospital

722 Belair Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 420-PAWS (7297)
www.marylandpetemergency.com

Harford Emergency and Referral Veterinary Services

526 Underwood Lane
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 420-8000
www.harfordervet.com

 

For any possible poisonings, please call…

Pet Poison Helpline

(800) 213-6680

www.petpoisonhelpline.com

 

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