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When your beloved pet suffers a medical emergency, he needs skilled, experienced care immediately -- and you can make sure he receives it by bringing him to our emergency vet team at New Hope Animal Hospital. From blunt trauma injuries to poison ingestion, our emergency veterinarian can provide life-saving treatment for pets in the Durham and Chapel Hill area.
What constitutes a veterinary emergency? Any event that causes your pet extreme pain or threatens his life requires the attention of an emergency veterinarian. While some emergencies might threaten only occasionally or seasonally (such as difficult labor or heat stroke), many everyday threats can escalate into an emergency. Two of the most common categories of veterinary emergency include:
We help patients with emergency needs in Durham, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding communities. If your pet needs care, call us immediately for help. We treat many types of emergency situations including:
We do not want you to wait to get the care your pet needs. Possible complications can occur at any time, leading to high-risk situations. If you feel your pet needs care right away, call our team.
If there’s a question about whether or not your pet needs immediate care, call your pet hospital to inquire. We’ll encourage you to bring your pet in for serious situations. The following are some of the most common signs of a medical emergency requiring immediate care:
If you feel your pet is not well, don’t wait to seek out medical care. We’re happy to answer your questions.
If an emergency occurs with your pet, take a deep breath and try to stay calm. Your pet needs your focus to help them through this situation. Keep your voice calm to keep the animal calm.
When you call our team, we’ll provide you with specific information on how to bring your pet to us and when to do so. You don’t have to make key decisions on your own. Our team can help you to ensure your pet gets the best possible care.
New Hope Animal Hospital wants to provide you with the care needed. Call your pet hospital right away if you believe your pet needs immediate care. We serve patients in Chapel Hill and Durham at our office. Call us now: 919-490-2000.
To learn more about our Emergency Veterinary services visit our Emergency Veterinary FAQ page.
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