Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
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What is a Pet Emergency?
Common cases that require immediate medical attention and which may progress to fatal without treatment are:
Grapes or raisins
Ibuprofen or Tylenol
String (especially cats)
Lilies (only cats)
If your pet has ingested something not on this list, you are welcome to us at 760-728-0551 and discuss possible toxic effects. Other sources of information include:
Pet Poison Helpline
You know your pet better than we do. If you are concerned enough to call, your pet should probably be seen. We make no attempt to diagnose or treat over the phone. But we will tell you if we think the pet should not wait another moment to be seen or if the next available appointment would be best.