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North Dallas Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Emergency Services

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, please call (469) 598-1944.

At North Dallas Veterinary Specialty & Emergency, experienced veterinarians are on the premises, assisted by technicians trained in emergency medicine. Together, they handle a wide range of medical and surgical emergencies.

A Veterinarian Examining a Pug (Dog)

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic imaging

  • Emergency surgery

  • Endoscopy

  • Patient monitoring

  • In-house pharmacy

  • Walk-in emergency care

It can be difficult to know when your pet needs immediate medical care. The following symptoms can be a sign of a serious medical condition and indicate urgent medical attention is necessary:

  • Disorientation

  • Collapse episodes

  • Uncoordinated walking

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Persistent pain

  • Pale gums

  • Limping

  • Excessive lethargy

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Excessive panting

  • Straining to urinate with little or no urine production

Helpful tips in case of an emergency:

  • Don’t administer medications before consulting a veterinarian.

  • Pets may bite when scared or in pain. Call us if you need advice on how best to transport your pet.

  • If your pet has suffered a traumatic injury to his/her back, transport them very carefully to prevent further injury. Call us if you need advice on how to do this safely.

If your pet requires emergency veterinary care, the most important thing is to stay calm. If you need immediate assistance or instructions for transporting your pet, call us at (469) 598-1944.