Pet Care Emergency Services
Accidents happen. Your pets should have an active life, but sometimes its activities could result in injuries, whether from other animals or vehicles. At Affordable Animal Hospital in Whittier, our vet is available to treat such injuries. If your pet has suffered a traumatic injury or is stricken with a sudden illness, that can be a scary time for you and your family. We know that it is important to you to have quality veterinary care available at the times when you need it most.
How Do You Know If Emergency Care Is Necessary?
Since your pet doesn’t have the same communication skills that you do, he can’t tell you when something is amiss. Since you know your pet better than anyone else, you are the best person to determine if emergency care is needed. Unless you have seen your pet get injured, it is important that you always observe your pet to be sure there aren’t any troubling changes.
Our vet can provide emergency veterinary care at Affordable Animal Hospital in Whittier for a wide range of conditions including:
- Traumatic injury including that caused by an automobile or bicycle
- Complications while giving birth
- Abdominal bloating or swelling
- Trouble with urination or feces
- Snake or insect bites or stings
- Discolored mucus
- Eye or vision problems
What You Can Expect During Your Pet Care Emergency Visit
We know that your pet is a treasured member of your family and, therefore, emergency visits with your pet can be nerve-wracking. Our staff is here to guide you through your emergency visit and help to ease any anxiety you may have. Our vet is ready to assist you and your pet with compassionate care. It’s important to remember that during busy time, it may be necessary that you wait for a period of time so we can rearrange our schedule and treat your pet.
Emergency visits are seen in order of severity so in the offhanded chance that another animal is also experiencing a more serious emergency, your patience is appreciated. Our goal is always to see to your pet as quickly as we can.