Emergency Referrals

Emergency care from people we trust.

After-Hours Emergency Care

Emergencies can happen at all hours of the day. If you find your pet experiencing any of the following symptoms, please contact one of the hospitals below.

BluePearl Pet Hospital

7015 NC-751
Durham, NC 27707
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Carolina Veterinary Specialists

501 Nicholas Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409
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What is a Pet Emergency?

  • Sudden lameness in any leg
  • Ear infections and your LDVM is closed
  • Biting at skin or paws with bleeding and your LDVM is closed
  • Seizures that are not continuous
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Severe cough that is not associated with advanced already diagnosed heart disease
  • Viral and bacterial infections
  • Painful urinary tract infections
  • The male urinary-obstructed “blocked” cat
  • Painful oral conditions
  • Non-life threatening trauma of any type
  • Eye ulcerations suspected-eye ulcerations are painful
  • Any other trauma to the eye-again eye trauma is painful
  • Cat and dog fights
  • Lacerations
  • Ear hematomas
  • Possible slipped disc
  • Hip/shoulder/elbow luxations
  • Advanced flea allergy dermatitis with constant scratching and skin bleeding
  • Constipation
  • Non-life threatening intoxications
  • Broken and bleeding nail beds
  • Heatstroke in warm weather
  • Hypothermia in winter weather
  • Frostbite
  • Broken and bleeding nails