Urgent Same Day Veterinary Care
MVMC offers same day appointments for urgent care during our office hours. ANY concern you have about your pet’s health warrants, at minimum, a call to your veterinarian.
Urgent care includes any concerning symptoms your pet may have including:
Ear or eye infections
Wounds and lacerations
Allergic reactions, hives, swelling
Toxin ingestion (antifreeze, chocolate, xylitol, onions, rodenticide, certain plants, medications, grapes, etc.).
If your pet consumes something toxic, bring the package with you. It will be extremely helpful in determining diagnosis and treatment.
For additional guidance on toxins, contact the PET POISON CONTROL HOTLINE: (855) 764-7661.
True pet emergencies are situations that require immediate life-saving care from a veterinarian. If your pet experiences any of the following symptoms, they should be brought to the clinic or an emergency hospital as soon as possible.
If your pet’s behavior or symptoms concern you, it’s best to have your pet evaluated. These are the most common pet emergencies:
Bloated or rigid abdomen, abdominal pain
Inability/straining to urinate or defecate
Severe weakness, acute collapse, inability to walk or move limbs
Severe pain or extreme anxiety
Injuries or trauma such as snake bites, hit by car, bite wounds, broken bones
Difficulty breathing, choking, excessive panting, pale or bluish gums
Refusal to drink for 24 hours or longer
If your pet is experiencing an emergency, you may choose to go directly to a local 24/7 veterinary hospital:
We recommend storing these numbers in your phone so you are prepared in the event of a pet emergency.