At UrgentVet, we understand pets inside and out – not just physically, but psychologically as well. We know what makes them comfortable or anxious & irritated. When your cat or dog isn’t feeling well, our veterinary team can provide fast, professional care with love and compassion.
Veterinary Services at UrgentVet
an UrgentVet Location
Pet Sickness & Illness
When your furry friend feels ill, our capable veterinary care professionals are dedicated to helping find out why and proposing a treatment plan. We understand the anxiety that comes with a pet’s sickness, and our Fear Free Certified team is committed to offering medical aid and the reassurance and guidance you need in these challenging times.
Pets can experience gastrointestinal issues for a variety of reasons. Our team promptly assesses and treats conditions like diarrhea and vomiting, providing peace of mind for you and relief for your pet.
Not Eating or Not Drinking
When your pet refuses food or water, it could indicate a more significant health problem. Our experienced team is skilled in determining and addressing the causes behind not eating or drinking and proposing a plan for treatment.
From administering IV fluids for dehydration to assessing potential reasons for excessive drinking, our clinic offers the necessary treatment to balance your pet’s fluid intake and output.
Immediate intervention is necessary when a pet has ingested harmful substances. This is a common condition we treat regularly. Our team is skilled at swiftly inducing vomiting (when appropriate) and then working to counteract the effects of poisons or toxins, aiming to mitigate any potential damage.
Skin Allergies – Itching, Rashes, Hot Spots
Skin allergies can cause severe discomfort and distress to your pet. Our team can diagnose and help manage such conditions. We’re here to help provide quick relief from troubling conditions like itching, rashes, and hot spots.
Upper Respiratory Infections
Respiratory infections are scary. We’re here to help diagnose and recommend treatments that position your pet for the best chance at a full recovery. Our experienced team will provide you with their diagnosis and recommended next steps to getting your pet to breathe easier.
Coughing and Sneezing
Persistent coughing and sneezing can indicate various health issues, such as allergies or heart disease. Our team conducts thorough examinations to identify the root cause, allowing us to recommend a targeted, effective treatment plan.
Urinary Tract Problems – Frequency, Straining, or Blood
Our skilled team can identify and manage urinary tract problems, from urinary infections to bladder stones and beyond. In some cases, providing care and in others, referring to a specialist.
Ear Infections – Head Shaking, Ear Discharge
Ear infections can cause major discomfort for your pet. Our team is ready to conduct the testing needed to determine the cause. From there, we can provide the necessary treatments to alleviate pain and resolve the infection, including deep cleaning and medicating.
Sudden injuries can cause significant stress and discomfort for your pets. Our team will help alleviate pain, prevent complications, and initiate the healing process. Your pet’s well-being is always priority one.
If left untreated, abscesses can lead to severe complications. Our veterinary team is adept at diagnosing and treating abscesses, helping to pave the way to your pet’s recovery while at the same time minimizing discomfort.
Back pain can drastically impact a pet’s quality of life. We offer comprehensive care and state-of-the-art diagnostic services to alleviate discomfort and help determine the underlying cause, whether it’s muscle strain, arthritis, disc disease, or something else.
Cuts & Scrapes
From disinfection to suturing, our clinic provides immediate attention to cuts and scrapes, preventing infection and accelerating the healing process. If your pet needs immediate care for a small wound, we stand ready to clip and clean (and bandage) – all while keeping your pet calm and emotionally supported.
Minor Wounds & Lacerations
We provide immediate care for minor punctures, bites and other small wounds. We start by assessing the severity of the condition. From there, we initiate the appropriate treatment while ensuring your pet’s comfort and safety throughout the process.
Our clinic has the necessary imaging equipment to perform fracture assessments onsite, enabling us to better understand the extent of the injury and recommend a treatment plan for your pet.
From sprains to arthritis, we are experienced in diagnosing the causes of mild lameness. Upon determining the suspected cause of limping and pain, we work to provide relief and a treatment plan.
Limping & Trouble Walking
There are many conditions that can cause limping. Some of these include injury, arthritis, or other issues. Our team is equipped to diagnose and help manage conditions that cause your pet to have trouble walking.
Effective pain management is a priority at UrgentVet. From medications to alternative therapies, we are committed to providing relief and comfort while helping to determine the root cause. We then recommend a plan for addressing the pain and discomfort.
We offer careful monitoring and care for most post-op incisions, applying the appropriate dressings, checking for signs of infection, and advising on home care to prevent complications and promote optimal healing.
Toenail injuries, while common, can be extremely painful for pets. Our team can quickly treat these injuries, minimizing pain and reducing the chances of further complications.
Vaccinations are vital to pet healthcare, but pets can occasionally react. Our team is well-equipped to manage such incidents, providing immediate care and relief for adverse reactions.
Bites & Stings
Immediate care is essential for bites and stings to help prevent infection and minimize discomfort. Our veterinary services include wound cleaning, antibiotics, and pain management.
Just Not Feeling Well
Like us, pets have days when they don’t feel well. Our veterinary services are geared to address those non-specific symptoms, diagnose potential health issues, and provide the necessary treatments to get your pet back on their feet.
Allergies (Hives & Facial Swelling)
Allergies can manifest in several ways in pets. From managing acute reactions like hives and facial swelling to creating long-term management plans, our team offers effective, comprehensive allergy treatments.
Anal Glands – Scooting, Licking
Anal gland issues can cause your pet significant discomfort. This condition needs to be carefully treated so as not to cause further concerns. Our clinic offers effective treatments and advice on preventive care at a general practice veterinarian to keep your pet comfortable and free from recurring problems.
Anxiety & Motion Sickness
Our team is trained in the latest techniques for managing anxiety and motion sickness in pets, from behavior modification strategies to medications, we’re here to help provide immediate relief.
Bad breath can be a sign of dental disease or other health issues. Our team will perform a thorough oral health check to diagnose the cause and propose an effective treatment plan.
Hiding or Whining
Changes in behavior, such as hiding or whining, can indicate distress. Our team is experienced in identifying the reasons behind such behaviors and providing the necessary care.
Lumps & Bumps
It’s scary when you find a lump or bump on your dog or cat. We’re here to help find out what the cause might be and if any immediate action is needed. We’ll also recommend next steps for your pet.
Ranging from fleas to ticks to internal parasites, we can help determine what type of parasite your pet may have and the best course of action going forward.
End of Life Care-Euthanasia
End-of-life decisions are a sad and challenging time for any pet parent. Our compassionate team is here to guide you through the entire process. When this time comes, we are experienced at providing gentle, dignified care in a peaceful environment. UrgentVet clinics have a special suite where families can have as much time and space as they need to say goodbye.
What We Don’t Treat
While we strive to provide comprehensive care, there are certain conditions that are better managed by an emergency veterinary hospital or your primary care vet, including:
- Serious trauma cases, like hit-by-car incidents
- Procedures requiring amputation
- Overnight hospitalization
- Severe illnesses