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What Is An Emergency?

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Identifying A Pet Emergency

Not every health problem your pet encounters will require emergency medical care. With some illnesses and injuries, symptoms may develop slowly or seem minor on the surface, making it challenging to determine if immediate medical care is needed. If you feel your pet may need emergency medical care, we have compiled the following information to help you assess the care your pet needs.

Emergency Symptoms

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Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

If your pet has an ongoing medical problem that could result in a sudden emergency, make sure that you keep pertinent medical records easily accessible, so the Emergency Animal Hospital of Collin County can review them.

Keep your veterinarian’s phone number on your phone in case of an emergency.

Know basic first aid tips for pets. Ask our veterinarians for these tips ahead of time at your next visit.