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Animal Emergency Services

Regardless of what kind of emergency your pet is having, we’ll be ready to receive them for treatment. At Coyne Veterinary Center in St. John, animal emergencies are always prioritized. We know that every minute counts, and we will never turn away an animal in need. Our hospital offers cutting-edge equipment, a dedicated surgical suite and a monitoring area where we can observe your pet’s progress following treatment.

Please see the list below for signs that your pet could be having an emergency. You can call us at (219) 627-3264 or bring your pet in right away for treatment.

Pet Emergency Care in St. John

Walk-In for Immediate Emergency Treatment!

How to Tell if Your Pet is Having an Emergency

Even a minor change in your pet’s behavior could signify something more serious. Some of the more common emergency indicators include:

  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea for over 24 hours
  • Pale pink or white gums
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Choking/gagging
  • Rapid, irregular heartbeat
  • Lethargy
  • Trouble urinating/constipation
  • Appearing disoriented
  • Seizures
  • A hard, swollen abdomen (could indicate bloat)
  • Blood in stool, urine or vomit
  • Unable to stand or walk
  • Limping or possible broken bones
  • Bite wounds, lacerations
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Ate a poisonous plant or substance
  • Going 3-4 hours between puppy/kitten delivery
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