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Dog Emergency? Call 210-428-6831 or bring your dog in as soon as possible.

We are open from 7 AM -11 PM, 7 days a week with our emergency cases always taking precedence.
When experiencing a dog emergency, it is important to gather as much information as possible.

Signs of Common Emergencies and Urgent Care Needs:

  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Not Eating (for more than a day)
  • Persistent Diarrhea
  • Blood in Stool or Urine
  • Bleeding from the Nostril
  • Blood in the Eye
  • Intestinal Parasites (passed through the stool)
  • Breathing Difficulties
  • Fainting Episodes

  • Seizures
  • Limping or not bearing weight on limbs
  • Abnormal Swelling (anywhere on the body)
  • Persistent Coughing
  • Itching (External Parasites)
  • Labor Difficulties

If your dog is experiencing any of the above signs, he or she is likely in need of urgent care and should be brought in as soon as possible to avoid further implications.

Owners witness dog accidents and injuries or quickly become aware that there is a problem. If you suspect that you dog is injured, look for bleeding, swelling, limping, inability to move legs, weakness, staggering, sudden deafness, abnormal behavior or change is disposition as these could all be signs of injury. To transport an injured dog, make a stretcher out of a blanket or a sheet and handle the dog with care and caution. Wounded dogs may act out of character and can be unpredictable.

Dog Accident and Injury Emergencies:

  • Lacerations (profuse bleeding)
  • Dog hit by a car
  • Dog fight
  • Bone breaks and fractures

    Dog Poison & Toxicity Emergencies

    Household Items Poisonous to Dogs:

    • Pesticides
    • Insecticides
    • Fertilizers
    • Cleaning products (bleach, pool chemicals, acids)

    Plants Poisonous to Dogs:

    • Lilies
    • Marijuana
    • Tulips
    • Azaleas
    • Mistletoe
    • Diffenbachia
    • Kalanchoe

      Foods Poisonous to Dogs:

      • Apricot
      • Garlic and onions
      • Grapes and raisins
      • Macadamia Nuts
      • Salt
      • Star Fruit
      • Alcohol
      • Bread Dough

      Signs of dog poisoning can include:

      • Vomiting
      • Diarrhea
      • Excessive drooling
      • Difficulty breathing
      • Abdominal pain
      • Weakness
      • Seizures and other abnormal behaviors

      Reactions to poison and toxicity vary depending on the amount ingested or absorbed by the skin. 

      If you  know what poison or toxin your dog was exposed to, bring in a sample  and or a label of the item. Let the vet know exactly what you know about what your dog got into. The more we know, the quicker and more accurately we can treat your dog.

      Contact Us

      Perrin-410 Animal Hospital


      8365 Perrin Beitel Rd. San Antonio, TX 78218

      Clinic Hours

      Monday - Sunday: 7 AM - 11 PM Every other Saturday and Sunday: 7 am to 3 pm