Eugene Oregon Emergency Veterinary Services

If you think your pet may need urgent veterinary care, you may contact our after hour’s hotline for information. At Eugene Animal Hospital, we have veterinarians available to talk to clients in the off hours and refer them to hospitals and emergency care facilities that can tend to their particular pet’s needs.

If you feel your pet is experiencing a physical emergency, exhibiting unusual behavior, or has experienced an accident, then you should call our hotline for advice on emergency veterinary care resources. Below is a list of common conditions and ailments that require emergency veterinary attention. If your pet has experienced any of the following, please contact a veterinarian immediately:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Repetitive and prolonged seizures
  • White or pale gums
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate
  • Injury after vehicle accident, even if it seems minor
  • Accidental swallowing of household objects or cleaning items
  • Limping or dragging leg after a fall
  • Sustained, rapid breathing and increased heart rate
  • Acute seizures
  • Bleeding that cannot be stopped or is excessive
  • Dehydration
  • Visible discoloration