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Emergency Medicine

Emergencies happen...

At Cahill Veterinary Hospital, we are a full functioning medical facility for animals. We are capable of handling major, unexpected emergencies. Your pet may be experiencing emergent problems in such cases as:

  1. Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes
  2. Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging
  3. Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine
  4. Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
  5. Injuries to your pet's eye(s)
  6. You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
  7. Seizures and/or staggering
  8. Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move leg(s)
  9. Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  10. Heat stress or heatstroke
  11. Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than 2 episodes in a 24-hour period, or either of these combined with obvious illness or any of the other problems listed here
  12. Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  13. Unconsciousness

We are capable of performing blood work on an emergency basis for the quick diagnosis, stabilization and treatment of your pet.

If you feel your pet is experiencing an emergency, please contact the office at (734) 782-3131. When we are not in the hospital, the following are the closest emergency hospitals to Cahill Veterinary Hospital:

Allen Park
Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service
15220 Southfield Rd
Allen Park, MI 48101

Ann Arbor
Blue Pearl

Southfield
Blue Pearl

Canton




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