Pine Plains Veterinary Hospital

Emergency Vet in Pine Plains

As a pet owner, one of the most stressful situations you can face is when your furry friend needs urgent medical attention. Whether it's a sudden illness or an accident, knowing where to turn for emergency vet care during business hours can make all the difference. Below we share examples of what is considered a pet emergency, after-hours emergency hospital contacts, the poison control contact number, and CareCredit® information.

During Business Hours

We accept pet emergencies on a case-by-case basis. Please call us at 518-398-9494 to confirm if we can get your pet into our schedule. If we cannot see your pet, we will refer you to an emergency pet hospital. Please see the "After Hours Emergency Care" section below.

What is Considered a Pet Emergency

It's essential to know what situations require immediate attention from an emergency vet. Some common emergencies include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Severe bleeding
  • Ingestion of toxic substances
  • Seizures
  • Unconsciousness
  • Trauma or injury
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Inability to walk or stand
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea

If you're unsure if your pet's situation qualifies as an emergency, it's always best to err on the side of caution and seek urgent pet care.

After Business Hours

Animal Emergency Clinic of the Hudson Valley
1112 Morton Boulevard
Kingston NY 12401
845-336-0713

Capital District Animal Emergency Clinic
Rt. 2 222 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham NY 12110
518-785-1094

Poison Control

If you have a concern regarding accidental ingestion of food, medication, plants or any other toxin, please call the ASPCA Poison Control Hotline at 888-426-4435 or visit: www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control.The ASPCA is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency and are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

You may also contact the Pet Poison Hotline* at 855-886-7965.

* A consultation fee may apply.

Using CareCredit® for Emergency Pet Care

Emergency pet care can be expensive, and it's not always easy to come up with the funds on short notice. That's where CareCredit® comes in. At Pine Plains Veterinary Hospital, we accept CareCredit®, a healthcare credit card that can be used to cover the costs of emergency pet care. It offers special financing options and low monthly payments, making it easier to manage the cost of your pet's emergency care.

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