14161 Olive BoulevardChesterfield, MO 63017(314) 469-1700

When to Seek Emergency Veterinary Care

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for a pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek out emergency care for your pet:

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  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Repetitive and prolonged seizures
  • Snake bites
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate

Emergency Referrals

Veterinary Specialty Services

1021 Howard George Drive | Manchester, MO 63021
636-227-9400 | vssstl.com

Veterinary Specialty Services – West

7770 Winghaven Boulevard | O’Fallon, MO 63368
636-392-2200 | vssstl.com