We are happy to see any patient on an Emergency basis either by walking in or calling ahead. Please bear in mind the following:
- An Emergency fee will be taken right away and all patients will be triaged upon arrival by a Vet Assistant.
- This fee does not include any treatment or diagnostics.
- Life threatening (level 1 and 2) emergencies will be seen immediately to stabilize the patient.
- All other emergencies (level 3-5) will be seen as a Veterinarian becomes available. The wait could be anywhere from 10 to 60 minutes.
Levels are broken down as follows:
Level 1: Resuscitation
Comatose, in Respiratory/Cardiac Arrest
Level 2: Emergent Care
Severe Bleeding, Respiratory Distress (Labored breathing) Seizure, Possible Toxicosis
Level 3: Urgent Care
Small laceration, Lameness, Severe Vomiting/ Diarrhea, Blood Feather
Level 4: Routine Care:
Ear Infection, Appetite Change, Dermatitis
Level 5: Convenience Care
Vaccines, Wing/Nail/Beak/Trim, Tick Removal