When Does My Pet Need Emergency Care?
If you are worried and not sure if your pet needs emergency care, call Animal Hospital at the Shores at 847.842.5000 during our scheduled hours. Our trained staff will ask you questions to help determine if your pet needs emergency care or can wait to make an appointment. Trust your instincts when deciding whether your pet needs urgent care.
After Hours Emergency Care
Premier Veterinary Group in Grayslake 847.548.5300 www.premiervets.net
Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency of McHenry County 815.479.9119
As an added benefit to you, if your pet had surgery or vaccines at Animal Hospital at the Shores and you have concerns or problems, Animal Emergency and Treatment Center in Grayslake will answer your questions or examine your pet at no charge if it is after hours and you are unable to reach us.
Seek emergency care immediately in these situations:
Ingestion or suspected swallowing of antifreeze, rat poison, human medications,household cleaners, fertilizers, pesticides, or harmful chemicals (Read more on poison)
Trauma from a fall or being struck by a car
Unconsciousness or won’t wake up
Vomiting and/or diarrhea for more than 24 hours
Bleeding from the eyes, nose, or mouth
Blood in urine or feces
Signs of extreme pain, such as whining or shaking
Disorientation or bumping into objects
Swollen abdomen that is hard to the touch
Has gone more than 3-4 hours between delivering puppies or kittens
Animal Poison Control Center
Premier Veterinary Group - Grayslake, Illinois
Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency - Crystal Lake, Illinois