Georgetown Animal Clinic, PC

5155 Sheridan Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221

(716)633-7123

georgetownanimalclinic.com

In Case of an Emergency 

During Office Hours please call (716) 633-7123 before coming in. This will enable us to prepare for your arrival and could prove critical in caring for your pet.

During After Hours, please call one of the following:

Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center
3930 North Buffalo Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127

(716) 662-6660

Veterinary Emergency Clinic
4821 Genesee St
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

(716) 839-4043

What Constitutes an Emergency?
An emergency exists for your pet if he or she:

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Difficulty breathing: including noisy respiration, blue tongue, or gasping for air

Bleeding that does not stop from any part of the body: apply pressure with a clean cloth and seek immediate medical assistance

Bloating or distended abdomen or swollen or painful abdomen with or without vomiting

Inability to urinate or move bowels but continues to try or has painful defecation or urination

Heatstroke: heavy panting, extreme weakness, elevated body temperature (104 degrees Fahrenheit or above

Inability to deliver puppies or kittens: labor contractions for longer than one hour or more than 15 minutes of labor with the fetus or membrane showing

Loss of balance or consciousness or seizure: including tremors, coma, staggering, convulsions, sudden blindness, tilting of the head, biting at imaginary objects, sudden changes in disposition such as unusual withdrawal or out-of-character aggressiveness

Pain: severe or continuous

Major trauma: injury or shock from falls, hit by car, lacerations, and/or broken bones

Shows signs of: weakness, collapse, shallow breathing, rapid heartbeat, bewildered appearance, dilated pupils

Ingested poison: bring the container or the commercial or chemical name of the product or a list of ingredients if you have it

Penetrating wounds anyplace: but especially in the chest or abdomen

Non-weight bearing lameness

Eye problems: of ANY kind

Other signs that look serious: such as severe itching with self-mutilation, severe hives