If your pet is experiencing any of the following symptoms, proceed immediately to MSU Small Animal Clinic or Lansing Veterinary Medical Center. Contact us with if you need emergency vet care in Williamston, MI.
- difficulty breathing
- sudden onset of distended abdomen
- pale(white) or blue gums
- bleeding that cannot be controlled
- HBC (hit by car) - even if your pet appears stable, life threatening injuries may exist.
Some other examples of urgent needs include:
- any injury to the eye
- any wound that you are concerned may need stitches (most wounds should be closed within 12 hours of occurrence)
- toxin exposure (medications, household chemicals etc)
- rectal temperature below 97 degrees, or above 103 degrees F
- broken bones
- any allergic reaction involving facial swelling.
- unable to urinate (especially male cat or dog)
- foreign body ingestion
- seizures that last longer than 2 minutes or more than three in 24 hours (cluster seizures)
IF YOU ARE UNSURE IF YOURPET IS EXPERIENCING A TRUE EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT MSU SMALL ANIMAL CLINIC AT 517-353-5420 OR LANSING VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER AT 517-393-9200