Emergency Veterinary Services in Acton, MA

At Acton Animal Hospital, our commitment extends to offering timely pet emergency care during our regular business hours. We are equipped to manage non-critical overnight stays when necessary. For emergencies outside our operational hours, please see the emergency clinics listed below. These facilities are equipped for overnight care and are set up for critical conditions requiring ongoing monitoring and treatment.

Need immediate assistance for your pet? Please call (978) 263-7477 to connect with our team!

Recognizing Emergency Signs in Pets

Recognizing the signs of an emergency can save precious time and potentially your pet's life. Immediate veterinary attention should be sought if your pet exhibits any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe difficulty breathing
  • Continuous bleeding
  • Injuries from accidents, including falls or vehicle impacts
  • Severe bite wounds from another animal
  • Burns, deep cuts, or puncture wounds
  • Symptoms suggesting broken bones
  • Sudden collapse or unconsciousness
  • Severe disorientation or lethargy
  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea lasting over a day
  • Refusal to eat or drink for a full day
  • Seizure activity
  • Unusually pale gums
  • Eye injuries
  • Difficulties during labor in pregnant pets
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Suspected poisoning
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Contacting Poison Control for Pets

Phone: (800) 213-6680
Fee: $39 consultation