When is it an Emergency?

In the case of an EMERGENCY, please contact the Animal Medical Center of New England at 603-821-7222.

Warning Signs of an Emergency

  • Loss of consciousness, seizures, disoriented
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Bleeding
  • Pale gum color
  • Fainting episodes
  • Persistence of bloody vomit/diarrhea
  • Extremely bloated abdomen
  • Retching unproductively, with or without abdominal distension
  • Collapse
  • Eye problems (of any kind)
  • Difficulty or inability to urinate
  • Inability to walk/move legs
  • Body temperature over 104 degrees or under 99 degrees
  • Difficulty delivering puppies or kittens
  • Porcupine quills
  • Lacerations
  • Severe hives or severe itching
  • History of:
    • Trauma (hit by car, broken bones)
    • Ingestion of foreign substances or toxins
    • Electric shock
    • Burns
    • Heat stroke