Emergency Care

If your pet has an emergency outside of normal hospital hours, please call our answering service at

(906) 249-5667 and you will promptly receive a call back from a veterinarian. 

Our goal is to make sure your pet has a veterinarian available, whenever the need arises. 

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Dog or Cat

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek immediate emergency care:

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Sudden abdominal swelling

  • Electric shock

  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea

  • Bleeding

  • Trauma

  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke

  • Seizures

  • Sudden onset of weakness

  • Lethargy

  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)

  • Unable to urinate or defecate

  • Any unusual behavior that may concern you that seems out of the ordinary
     

Equine Emergency Services

We offer after hours emergency service in the Marquette county area on the farm. Out of the area horses can sometimes be seen on a case by cases basis for haul-in appointments. 

What to Do for Pet Emergencies: ​

Pet emergencies can happen anytime on days, nights, weekends or holidays.  In the event of an emergency: 

  • Remain calm.  This is to ensure optimal safety and care for your pet. 

  • Call (906) 249-5667 and we will talk you through your emergency and prepare for your pet's arrival. 

  • Bring any medications or suspected poisons, including containers or packaging

  • Drive safely! 

We are located at 2361 US 41 South, Marquette, near the welcome center between Marquette and Harvey. 

2361 US 41 Highway South

 Marquette, MI  49855

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Tel: 906-249-5667

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