During times of veterinary emergencies, our expert team, in collaboration with the knowledgeable team at Animal Emergency Care, works tirelessly to provide 24-hour emergency care for pet owners in and around Bellingham and the greater Northwest Washington region. This includes Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, San Juan and Island counties. No referral is required, and walk-ins are welcome. Trust us to be there for you and your pets when it matters most, ensuring they receive the highest level of emergency veterinary services, around the clock, every day of the week.
When to Seek Emergency Veterinary Treatment for Your Cat or Dog
– Difficulty breathing or choking.
– Severe injuries, fractures, or excessive bleeding that does not stop within five minutes.
– Ingestion of toxic substances, such as medications, chemicals, plants, or certain foods.
– Sudden collapse, loss of consciousness, or seizures.
– Obvious signs of extreme pain or distress.
– Rapid heartrate or breathing rate.
– Persistent vomiting or diarrhea, especially if accompanied by blood or dehydration.
– Inability to urinate or straining to urinate.
– Severe abdominal pain or bloating.
– Abnormal pupils or other irritation to the eye(s).
– Allergic reactions characterized by facial swelling, hives, or difficulty breathing.
– Heatstroke or overheating, with symptoms like excessive panting, weakness, or collapse.
– Snake bites or other animal bites.
– Suspected fractures or dislocations.
– Severe allergic reactions to insect stings or bites.
– Traumatic accidents, falls, or being hit by a vehicle.
– Inability to deliver puppies or kittens.
– Bleeding from the nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine.
If you observe any of these signs or have any concerns about your pet’s health, please contact us at (360) 982-0166 so that we may assist your pet with proper evaluation and treatment.