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Urgent Vet Care in Dubuque, IA

Our pets can have urgent medical situations just like we can. At PetMed Animal Health Center, we’ll make sure your pet is seen as promptly as possible and given the necessary care. We are equipped to handle non-life-threatening conditions such as allergies, ear infections, parasites, recent onset vomiting/diarrhea, and limping.

Be sure to call our hospital at (563) 583-8387 if you’re worried about your pet, and we will do our best to assist you!

What If My Pet is Having an Emergency?

If you think your pet is having an emergency, please call to let our team know about the situation. We also have a veterinarian on call to address emergency-related questions for current patients (seen within the last 12 months for an exam and vaccines). For after-hours or overnight emergencies, take your pet to the nearest emergency vet or see below for our recommended ER animal hospitals.

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Common Pet Emergencies

Pet emergencies are medical situations that have the potential to be life-threatening. These include:

  • Difficulty breathing (choking, gagging, wheezing, panting constantly)
  • Possible broken bones and/or internal injuries
  • Attacked/bitten by another animal
  • Continuous vomiting/diarrhea
  • Ingested something toxic
  • Non-stop bleeding
  • Collapse
  • Eye injury
  • Seizures
  • Acting weak, disoriented, and lethargic
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If your pet is experiencing any of the emergencies listed above or if you're unsure if your pet's condition qualifies as an emergency, give us a call right away.