Emergency

Emergency Veterinarian Services

We know pet emergencies are unexpected and often very stressful. Our veterinarians and staff believe that an important part of being your family’s veterinarian is making sure you have access to experienced, compassionate emergency care. Our fully trained veterinarians and technicians are equipped to handle all veterinary emergencies. If your pet is experiencing an emergency, contact us immediately at 250-658-5922. Our in-house laboratory, blood pressure monitors, radiology, ultrasound, and experience allows us to obtain critical information about your pet quickly.

In the event of an emergency during business hours please call: (250) 658-5922

After hours please contact Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital at: (250) 475-2495 or WAVES on: (778) 432-4322

Signs That May Indicate A Pet Emergency

  • Bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Pale, white or blue gums
  • Coughing/wheezing
  • Bite wounds or other traumatic wounds
  • Difficulty giving birth
  • Inability to walk
  • Seizures
  • Excessive drinking or urinating Lameness
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Inappetence
  • Blood in feces or urine
  • Straining to urinate or inappropriate urination
  • Smoke Inhalation
  • Acute lethargy
  • Imbalance
  • Nasal discharge
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Imbalance
  • Ingestion of a toxin, medication, chocolate, grapes, raisins, foreign objects, sugar-free gum
  • Bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Pale, white or blue gums
  • Coughing/wheezing
  • Bite wounds or other traumatic wounds
  • Difficulty giving birth
  • Ingestion of a toxin, medication, chocolate, grapes, raisins, foreign objects, sugar-free gum
  • Inability to walk
  • Acute lethargy
  • Imbalance
  • Nasal discharge
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Seizures
  • Excessive drinking or urinating Lameness
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Inappetence
  • Blood in feces or urine
  • Straining to urinate or inappropriate urination
  • Smoke Inhalation
  • Pain or discomfort

Emergency Surgeries Able to be Performed

  • Foreign body removal
  • Cesarian sections
  • Splenectomy
  • Bladder stone removal
  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Laceration and wound repair
  • Gastric dilation and volvulous (GDV) surgery
  • Pyometra (infected uterus)
  • Resection and anastomsosis
  • Hernia repair
  • Foreign body removal
  • Cesarian sections
  • Splenectomy
  • Bladder stone removal
  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Laceration and wound repair
  • Gastric dilation and volvulous (GDV) surgery
  • Pyometra (infected uterus)
  • Resection and anastomsosis
  • Hernia repair