Emergency Vet in Wicker Park, Chicago
Companion Animal Hospital is equipped to admit and treat pets with emergencies during regular hospital hours. Emergencies are often unexpected and if they occur, you need to act quickly. Whether you need to ask our team about a concern you have or are on your way to our hospital with a very sick or injured pet, please call us immediately.
How Do I Know If My Pet Needs Emergency Care?
Emergency situations are not always as obvious as you might think. Consider these physical signs/symptoms if you’re not sure:
- Prolonged vomiting/diarrhea (more than 24 hours)
- Difficulty breathing
- Chronic coughing
- Trouble walking or standing
- Not eating or drinking
- Trembling uncontrollably
- Yelping/crying when touched
- Pale gums
- Blood in vomit/stool
- Unable to pass stool or urinate
- Hard, swollen abdomen
After-Hours Emergency Veterinary Care
While our hospital may be closed for the day, there are other emergency hospitals in the area that we trust and recommend to our clients. See their information below.