Pacific Care Pet Emergency & Specialty is an emergency and veterinary specialty hospital available and fully staffed with experienced veterinarians and support staff 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. You can count on us to provide continuous care and monitoring for your pet.
At Pacific Care Pet Emergency & Specialty, we understand that pets are members of the family. This is why our doctors and medical staff strive to exceed expectations and perform around-the clock medical care that utilizes the most up-to-date and advanced innovations in veterinary medicine.
We work closely with your primary veterinarian to provide your pet with a complete healthcare team. You can rest easy knowing that your pet is in the most capable hands.
Oftentimes, it is difficult to determine whether your pet is experiencing an emergency or is just having an off day. The following symptoms are important indicators that your pet is experiencing an emergency and needs medical attention. If you notice any of these symptoms, call your primary veterinarian immediately. If your primary veterinarian is unavailable, your pet can receive emergency care 24/7, 365 days a year at Pacific Care Pet Emergency & Specialty.
Any difficulties breathing: short or shallow breath, increased effort, gagging, choking,
Weakness, inability to walk, sudden collapse, first-time seizure, seizures lasting more than three minutes, or multiple seizures,
Non-productive retching/vomiting, swollen or distended abdomen. Allergic reactions including swelling, rashes, or itching
Excessive or persistent bleeding
Inability to urinate, straining to urinate
Diabetic animals refusing food
Pregnant animals in labor for more than one hour without delivering, those that have gone more than three to four hours between delivering
Bumping into things, disorientation
Signs of pain such as whining, shaking, hiding, or dull behavior
Vomiting blood, passing blood in stools/urine
Changes in behavior, appetite, elimination habits
Hit by car, car accident
Ingestion of toxic or harmful substances
Foods that are safe for us are not always safe for our pets. Unsafe foods include:
Grapes and raisins
Onions and garlic
Xylitol sweetener (found in gum, toothpaste, and sugar-free peanut butter)