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Emergency Care

The doctors and staff of the New England Veterinary Center & Cancer Care are ready to provide kind and compassionate emergency care in a state-of-the-art facility.

 

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD BRING YOUR PET TO THE CENTER. Click here for Directions

 

IF YOU NEED ADVICE, CALL 860.688.8400

 

IF YOU THINK YOUR PET HAS INGESTED A TOXIN OR MEDICATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE ASPCA POISON CONTROL HOTLINE.

 

Do you have an emergency?

Sometimes, illnesses that don't seem very bad are actually quite serious. At other times, we panic over things that are not as bad as they seem. Take a look below and see if we can help you better determine how serious the problem with your pet is. Take a look below and see if we can help you better determine the seriousness of your pet’s clinical signs. If you note any of the following, you should proceed immediately to the veterinary hospital where your pet needs to be examined and treated without delay.

 

Emergency Situations:

 

  • Any significant trauma
  • Difficult or suddenly noisy breathing
  • Blue or white color in the gums
  • Injury or disease causing loss of consciousness
  • Heavy bleeding or bleeding that will not stop
  • Straining to urinate, especially males
  • Prolonged seizures or multiple events in one 24 hour period
  • Ingestion of medications or toxins (Bring the package with you!)
  • Ingestion of inappropriate items - balls, string, elastics, rocks, earplugs, etc.
  • Sudden onset of paralysis or weakness
  • Any injury to the eye
  • Extreme pain
  • Deep penetrating wounds
  • Continuous vomiting or diarrhea, especially if bloody
  • Dangling limbs or lameness
  • Open wounds
  • Welts, severe itching or respiratory distress following vaccination
  • Change in the appearance of a surgical wound such as swelling, redness, or discharge
 

If you are unsure if you have an animal emergency please call 860.688.8400, and our expert staff can help you determine if your animal requires emergency care.