24-Hour Emergency Pet Care in Port St. Lucie
Pet emergencies are often unexpected and can happen at any time of day. So would you rest easier knowing that if an emergency occurs, someone will always be there to help? The Veterinary Medical Center of St. Lucie County has doctors and staff available 24/7, 365 days a year (yes, even holidays) to provide emergency care.
Whether your pet is sick or injured, our hospital has the means to diagnose and treat (and hospitalize) them and help them make a full recovery.
Our Medical Professionals Are Just a Call Away
Our emergency veterinary team is well-trained to manage pet emergencies and help clients through the process. We also try to defuse stressful situations with prompt service, exceptional treatment, and regular updates on your pet’s health.
You never have to worry about traveling to another hospital to receive critical care for your pet. If you have any questions or concerns, call us at (772) 337-8570. We’re always prepared to help.
Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care
Waiting to see if a problem becomes more serious can have dangerous consequences. Therefore, you should call or bring your pet straight to our hospital if you see any of these signs:
- Difficulty breathing
- Chronic vomiting/diarrhea
- Unable to urinate/pass stool
- Pain (limping, crying out, reluctant to move)
- Bleeding severely
- Unable to stand or walk
- Wounded from animal attack, blunt force trauma, or fall
- Panting heavily
- Unusually warm
- Vomiting blood
- Bleeding from the ears, nose, or rectum
- Trembling uncontrollably
- Refusing food and water
- Having a seizure
- Lethargic and confused
Toxicity is also dangerous. If your pet ingested any toxins or was bitten by a venomous animal, contact us immediately. Even if your pet turns out to be unharmed, our main concern is making sure they’re safe.