Emergency Care

Emergency Care

Medical emergencies for a beloved pet can happen any time. We are available to help with any emergency your pet experiences during regular business hours. 

For emergencies when we are not available, please contact one of the following nearby emergency pet facilities:

R.E.A.C.H. of Asheville
677 Brevard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 665-4399

677 Brevard Rd, Asheville
(828) 665-4399

Veterinary Emergency Group
1856 Hendersonville Rd. Asheville

Carolina Animal Specialty and Emergency
1050 US Highway 321 NW, Hickory

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Dog or Cat

You should seek emergency care for your pet any time you think his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, here are some general situations to help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate

If possible, please call (828) 659-2060 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.