Emergency Pet Care in Columbus, GA

pet 911 columbus, ga

Medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. To best meet all your pet's needs, we work to make sure you have access to the best 24/7 emergency pet care in the Columbus area.

During our regular business hours, the medical staff and resources at Benning Animal Hospital are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we refer our clients to the following emergency facility:

Fur Buds After Hours Veterinary Clinic
3600 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
(334) 737-6201
https://www.facebook.com/Fur-Buds-Vet-Clinic-150637078381222/

Auburn University Emergency and Critical Care
1010 Wire Rd.
Auburn, AL 36832
(334) 844-4690
http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/animal-owners/bailey/specialties-and-services/emergency-critical-care/

Animal Emergency Center
2509 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 324-6659
https://www.facebook.com/Animal-Emergency-Center-325737218360/

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 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

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