Emergency Veterinary Care

At Animal General, we provide urgent veterinary care for current patients during regular hours.

Daytime

Our vets at Animal General are here for your pet during our regular hours in case of a veterinary emergency. However, overnight care is not available here. If your pet is experiencing an emergency outside of our regular business hours, please contact one of the emergency animal hospitals noted below. 

Contact Animal General

  • Monday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Call: (860) 673-4000


After Hours Veterinary Emergencies

Is your pet experiencing an emergency after our regular business hours? Please contact one of these emergency veterinary hospitals:

New England Veterinary Center & Cancer Care

955 Kennedy Rd,
Windsor, CT 06095

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 860-688-8400


Veterinary Emergency Center

135 Dowd Avenue
Canton, CT 06019

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 860-693-6992


VCA Veterinary Specialists of CT

993 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT, 06117

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 860-236-3273


Pieper-Olson Veterinary Hospital

730 Randolph Road,
Middletown, CT 06457

OPEN: Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Call: 860-347-8387


Veterinary Emergencies

The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:

  • Heat stress or heatstroke
  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
  • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
  • Seizures and/or staggering
  • Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in urine
  • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
  • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
  • Choking, difficulty breathing or continuous coughing/gagging
  • Fractured bones or severe lameness
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
  • Injuries to the eye(s)
  • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
  • Unconsciousness

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New Patients Are Always Welcome

We are always happy to see patients at our animal hospital! Get in touch today to get started. 

Contact Us

(860) 673-4000