Veterinarians and other emergency personnel are on duty 24-hours, 7 days a week.
We are equipped to handle any urgent care and emergency your pet needs. If you your pet needs emergency treatment, call us or come in immediately. Emergencies such as poisoning, hit by car, severe vomiting or diarrhea that doesn't stop.
See the list below of some for some of the common animal emergencies that require immediate veterinary care.
Ingestion of poisons such as snail bait, antifreeze, xylitol, rodent poison, etc.
Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes
Seizures and/or staggering
Choking or difficulty breathing
Excessive coughing or gagging
Heat stress or heatstroke
Severe pain or extreme anxiety
Coughing up blood, or blood in urine
Bleeding from nose, mouth or rectum
Injuries to a pet's eye(s)
Inability to urinate or pass feces
Obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
Ingestion of poisons such as snail-bait, antifreeze, xylitol, rodent poison, etc.
Bone fractures, or inability to move leg(s)
Severe vomiting or diarrhea
Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
**This is a partial list of animal emergencies. If your pet is experiencing an acute emergency of any kind, you may bring in your pet immediately or call to speak with one of our qualified staff members.
If there has been toxin ingestion, please bring the product and it's container with you to our clinic. We will also need to know how long it's been since ingestion.
At Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.