After-Hours Emergency Care
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Emergency Veterinary Services
Is your pet experiencing any symptoms or exhibiting any behaviors that are causing you concern? Contact our veterinary hospital as soon as you can! If your emergency is happening outside of our regular hours, contact the after-hours emergency hospital above.
The reliable and compassionate team at Fayette Veterinary Medical Center offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Pets are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.
Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
- Call Ahead If Possible - During regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
- Follow Instructions Provided - When calling to let a veterinary hospital know you're on the way, they will give you instructions about how to apply first aid or make your pet more comfortable. Make sure you follow these instructions very carefully.
- Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
- Bring Your Pet In For Care - Whatever you do, don't put yourself at risk!! Bring your pet to our animal hospital in Fayetteville or the after-hours clinic listed above as safely as you can
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Fayette Veterinary Medical Center.
- Do I need to call ahead?
At Fayette Veterinary Medical Center, we are able to provide emergency and urgent veterinary care for your dog and cat during our regular business hours. If possible, it's always best to contact us in advance of your arrival. But we know that in emergen cy situations this isn't always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
- When is your clinic open?
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
- Monday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Tuesday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Wednesday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Thursday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Friday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Saturday: 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Sunday: Closed
- What situations require emergency veterinary care?
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
- Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
- Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
- Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
- Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
- Seizures and/or staggering
- Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
- Fractured bones or severe lameness
- Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
- Injuries to the eye(s)
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
- Heat stress or heatstroke
- Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
- How long will we have to wait to see the vet?
Our animal hospital in Fayetteville is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We aren't able to 100% predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive at our hospital. If it's possible, call us ahead of time and find out whether we will be able to provide your pet with prompt treatment.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
- What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Fayette Veterinary Medical Center we provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
- What types of animals do you treat?
Our veterinarians are able to provide emergency and urgent care to dogs and cats in our Fayetteville hospital.