Woodbridge Pet Emergency Services

woodbridge emergency vetsWhen Care Can't Wait

The life of a veterinarian includes a promise that your pet is supported by the best emergency care possible, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During our regular business hours, Staples Mill Animal Hospital's medical staff and resources are available to help you with any veterinary emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call (703) 897-0100 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

Should your pet experience an emergency outside of our regular animal hospital hours, we advise you consult one of the following emergency facilities:

Veterinary Referral Center of Northern Virginia
8614 Centreville Rd.
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 361-8287

Woodbridge Animal Hospital
2703 Caton Hill Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 897-5665

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

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 veterinary emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate