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Emergency Care

If your pet is in trouble, it can be quite difficult as an owner, especially if you are unsure if the situation should be evaluated immediately.  When in doubt, always contact your veterinarian or the nearest emergency animal hospital. 

Our Number

Valley Emergency Pet Care can be reached at 970-927-5066.

Common Emergencies

Common medical emergencies among pets include trauma injuries, ingestion dangers and unexplained symptoms.

TRAUMA EMERGENCIES

TRAUMA INVOLVES ACCIDENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS.

  • Bite wounds
  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Distended abdomen
  • Hit by car
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Eye injuries
  • Heatstroke, frostbite
  • Trouble breathing, gagging, choking

TOXICITIES

INGESTION EMERGERNCIES INVOLVE EATING OR DRINKING.

  • Chocolate, mushrooms, onions
  • House plants
  • Antifreeze
  • Insecticides
  • Rat poision
  • Cleaners
  • Pool chemicals
  • Medication
  • Coins
  • Bones

SYMPTOMS OF EMERGENCIES

UNEXPLAINED SYMPTOMS CAN SIGNAL AN EMERGENCY.

  • Disorientation
  • Appetite, behavior or stool changes
  • Couching, sneezing, wheezing
  • Seizures
  • Urinary problems
  • Retching or vomiting
  • Whining, shaking or hiding
  • Weakness

Contact Us

Valley Emergency Pet Care

Location

180 Fiou Ln, #101 Basalt, Colorado 81621

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday: 5 pm – 8 am
Saturday – Sunday: 24 hours