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    Emergencies

    Emergencies

    Although this list is not all inclusive, the following information provides a general list of symptoms that could indicate an emergent situation for your pet.
    If there is ever any question about whether or not your pet should be seen by a veterinary profession, you can always contact CPVETS and discuss the situation with our staff.

    • Labored breathing, excessive panting, persistent cough.
    • Vomiting if persistent, bloody, or nonproductive.
    • Pain. Pet has trouble getting comfortable, cries, or is painful to the touch.
    • Gums which are not their normal pink color, especially if white, gray, or blue.
    • Diarrhea, especially if persistent, bloody, or painful.
    • Excessive sleepiness (pet can not be roused).
    • Pus or bloody discharge from any part of the body or surgical incision.
    • Straining to urinate or defecate, especially if nonproductive.
    • Seizures, loss of consciousness, or episodes of bizarre behavior.
    • Pet continues to not eat or drink for more than 24 hours.