What constitutes an emergency that needs immediate care?

If any of the below apply to your pet, contact us IMMEDIATELY so we can direct you to your nearest available practice.


•  Breathing difficulties
•  Open wound injuries
•  Trauma (e.g. car accidents)
•  Male cats struggling in the litter tray to pass urine
•  Rabbits neglecting food
•  Swallowing hazards ie. toys/clothes
•  Ingestion of poisonous/harmful substances
•  Eye problems
•  Vomiting or diarrhoea especially if your pet appears quiet or depressed or if it is going on for a long time (more than 24 hours)
•  Swollen abdomen or retching (especially large dogs)
•  Loss of thirst & appetite
•  Struggling to give birth
•  Seizures
•  Significant weakness or collapse
•  Flystrike
•  Struggling to urinate
•  Acute severe lameness