Suncook River Veterinary Clinic

Emergency Pet Care

Emergencies can happen at any hour, and when they do, our clients rely on us to be available and ensure they receive timely emergency care.

Emergency Care For Pets

Choosing to become a veterinarian and enter into a profession defined by serving the health needs of companion animals comes with many responsibilities. Most notably, ensuring our clients’ pets receive the medical care they need when they need it is more than just a 9-to-5 job.

During our regular office hours, Suncook River Veterinary Clinic is fully prepared to handle any medical emergency your pet may encounter. Dr. Reeve and her experienced staff are supported by full diagnostic and medical resources that can be used to provide high-quality and timely care as well as administer the ABCs of basic life support – Airway, Breathing, and Circulation.

After hours emergency services are provided through:

ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center

For any animal poison-related emergency
2743 Brown Avenue
Manchester NH, 03103

Capital Area Veterinary Emergency (CAVES)

1 Intervale Road
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 227-1199

Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

215 Commerce Way Suite 100
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 433-0056

When to Seek Emergency Veterinary Care

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for a 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 out emergency care for your pet:

Difficulty breathing

Acute abdominal swelling

Electric shock

Excessive vomiting or diarrhea

Excessive bleeding

Symptoms of heatstroke

Repetitive and prolonged seizures

Snake bites

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