Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call 305-743-7099. We have staff on duty 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365 days a year.

What is an emergency?

  • Breathing difficulty
  • Cardiac / circulatory problems
  • Massive bleeding
  • Shock from any cause
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Penetrating wounds of the chest or abdomen
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Poisoning/exposure to toxins
  • Seizures
  • Burns
  • Heat stroke
  • Bite and fight wounds
  • Continuous vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Urinary obstruction (straining to urinate with no effect)

Normal Vital Signs for Pets

Dogs Cats
Temperature 100.5-102.5° 100.5-102°
Heart Rate 80-130 bpm 110-160 bpm
Respiratory Rate ~22 ~26
Gum Color Pink Pink