Emergency Care You Can Count On

veterinary emergencies

Emergency situations can arise at any time, so it’s important our clients have an after-hours resource for the quality veterinary care their pets deserve. We’re proud to say that when the veterinarians and staff at the Animal Hospital of Rocky Hill call it a day, the folks at the Animal Emergency Hospital of Central Connecticut take over.

Animal Emergency Hospital of Central Connecticut

Utilizing the same facility as the Animal Hospital of Rocky Hill, the Animal Emergency Hospital of Central Connecticut employs its own doctors and veterinary staff. They not only serve as 24-hour emergency care providers to Rocky Hill patients, but other vet clinics as well.

What Is an Emergency?

The following are some common warning signs your pet may be experiencing an emergency:

  • Major trauma — Including car accidents, bite wounds, severe burns, broken bones, etc.
  • Breathing difficulties — Such as distressed panting and irregular breathing
  • Serious bleeding — Including lacerations, bite wounds, or bleeding that will not clot
  • Heatstroke or hypothermia
  • Collapse, seizures, or loss of consciousness
  • Poisoning
  • Prolonged vomiting or diarrhea
  • Infected wounds or areas
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Eye redness, tearing, or spasms
  • Known ingestion of a poison or questionable foreign object

This list is not intended to diagnose your pet and should not be considered as a substitution for a professional veterinary evaluation. However, we do hope it will be useful in determining your next steps in caring for your pet. And again, if your pet is showing any of these symptoms, please contact us for help or bring in your pet immediately.

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