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Summerville Emergency Pet Care Available at Sweetgrass

It can be a scary thought coming home and finding your pet in a sickly state. It’s best to be aware and prepared for such situations. Calling your vet is vital to see if the animal should come into the office or not. If you are looking for Summerville emergency pet care, we are here to help! Since pets cannot speak for themselves it is important that they are examined by a professional right away.

Cat in Need

Here, we’re going to go over a list of things that indicate that you need to seek emergency veterinary care immediately:

  • Respiratory distress
  • Trauma
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Allergic reactions (swelling, redness, marks on skin)
  • Abdominal distension (bloating or swelling of the stomach)
  • Hyperthermia or hypothermia
  • Paralysis
  • Fractures or dislocations
  • Eye injuries
  • Seizures

If your pet is showing any of these signs, call Sweetgrass Animal Hospital immediately and get them in as soon as possible.

Stay calm and observe your pet and gently move them when you are transporting them when they are ill or injured. Follow our team’s instructions when you’re bringing your pet back home and provide and comfortable sleeping area for them as well as easy to access drinking water. It is better to be on the safe side when it comes to your pets, so finding Summerville emergency pet care at a safe and reputable facility as quickly as possible is paramount. If you have any questions, please call us at (843) 225-9663.

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