Urgent Care

Dr. Christian has worked as an emergency overnight critical care veterinarian, and our technicians are registered and certified by the California Medical board.

An emergency visit to a veterinary hospital at any time is recommended in these circumstances:

  1. Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within 5 min (from nose, mouth, rectum, or in urine )
  2. Choking, difficulties breathing or non stop coughing or gagging
  3. Inability to urinate or pass feces
  4. You suspect or know your pet ate something poisonous or a foreign object
  5. Injury to the pet eye
  6. Seizures or staggering
  7. Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move legs
  8. Obvious sign of pain or severe anxiety
  9. Heat stress or heat stroke
  10. Severe vomiting or diarrhea, more than 2 episodes in a 24-hours period
  11. Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  12. Unconsciousness

CVH holds the required equipment to treat most of the diseases related to the previous list such as, but not limited to:

– Severe anemia due to immune diseases
– Pulmonary edema, acute pneumonia, and congestive heart failure
– Acute internal bleeding due to intoxication or a ruptured mass or vice-versa
– Epilepsy
– Fractures or trauma of all sort
– Severe organ failure such as kidneys or liver
– Acute inflammatory disease such as pancreatitis, gallbladder inflammation, peritonitis
– Stomach volvulus (bloat)
– Luxated ocular globe
– Acute phase of endocrine diseases such as Addison’s disease and ketoacidosis diabetes
– Etc.