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Emergency & Critical Care

Our veterinarians and veterinary technicians are on call to meet your pet’s needs in the event of a life-threatening emergency after hours. If you are a client and have an emergency, call our hospital line at 315-737-7387. It is attended 24-hours a day, providing our clients with an immediate response and prompt treatment.

Critical Care

Our doctors and technical staff are trained to handle emergencies and critical care patients with swift precision, ensuring the best possible outcome for your pet. Their extensive knowledge and continuous training keep them at the forefront of the most advanced emergency care in the veterinary industry. Because of this, we are able to offer the best care, 24/7/365, to our most critically ill patients.

Any of the following situations can be considered an emergency/critical:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Ingestion of a foreign object, drug, poison or unknown substance*
  • Bleeding or unexplained bruising
  • Blood in vomit, feces, and/or urine
  • Severe vomiting, retching, and/or diarrhea
  • Swollen, hard, or painful abdomen or unproductive retching
  • Serious wound
  • Broken limb(s)
  • Any injury to the eyes
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Inability to move or sudden weakness
  • Unusual or erratic behavior
  • Signs of extreme pain
  • Straining to urinate (especially a male cat)
  • Labor that does not progress
  • Prolonged heat exposure, overheating, or heat stroke
  • Snake bite
  • Trauma (hit by car, fall)
  • Allergic reaction (facial swelling, difficulty breathing)
  • Any signs of respiratory difficulty (increased respiratory effort, coughing, wheezing)

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