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. 

If you have an emergency outside of our regular business hours, we recommend that you contact:

Valley Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center

210 Costello Drive Winchester, Virginia 22602

(540) 662-7811

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
  • Severe bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Inability to urinate or defecate

If possible, please call (540) 667-4290 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.