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203-795-6091

Emergency Information

For Immediate Attention For Your Pet:
Call (203) 795 - 6091

Sick Pets/Accidents/Surgeries

Experienced doctors & State-of-the-Art Care

We provide the care and comfort your pet needs during a medical emergency 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Our veterinarians, technicians and caregivers are available for your pet every day, whether during the week, over the weekend or on a holiday. We provide the most up-to-date diagnostics and monitoring, along with frequent evaluation to care for your pet. In addition, when needed, board-certified specialists are available. After evaluation and treatment, many pets, fortunately, can be sent directly home, while some pets require hospitalization.

Signs and Symptoms Which Indicate your Pet Should Receive Immediate Consultation/Care

  1. Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes
  2. Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and/or gagging
  3. Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine
  4. Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
  5. Injuries to your pet's eye(s)
  6. You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
  7. Seizures and/or staggering
  8. Fractured bones, severe lameness, or inability to move leg(s)
  9. Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  10. Heat stress or heatstroke
  11. Severe vomiting or diarrhea - more than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period, or either of these combined with obvious illness or any other problems listed here
  12. Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  13. Unconsciousness

courtesy of AVMA.org

Poison Control

If you think your pet has ingested anything that might be poisonous, call us immediately, (203) 795 - 6091.

The ASPCA website provides a list of common household plants that are poisonous and non-poisonous to dogs and cats.

Poison Control - Poisonous Plant List for Dogs

Poison Control - Poisonous Plant List for Cats

Asparagus Fern, Lilies, Elephant Ear, Dieffenbachia, Corn Plant, Cyclamen, Philodendron, Jade Plant, Aloe Plant and Satin Pothos are all toxic to dogs and cats.

In addition, the website lists several foods that pets should avoid. 

Not all foods that are healthy for humans are safe for pets. Please call us immediately if you think your pet has eaten any of the foods in this list or any plants from the above lists. We can be reached any time at (203) 795-6091. Try to have the estimated time your pet ate the food as well as the quantity. Call as soon as you discover that your pet has ingested any of the following foods. This will allow us to make the best decision regarding your pet's care.

Alcoholic Drinks, Avocados, Chocolate, Coffee, and Caffeine, Macadamia Nuts, Milk, Onion, Garlic and Chives, Raw/Undercooked Meat, Eggs and Bones, Xylitol and Yeast Dough.

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