Emergency Care

Emergencies often happen at the most unexpected times. Our skilled veterinarians and staff will do their best to make sure each and every emergency in seen and attended to as quickly as possible. We will work to stabilize your animal and then will discuss with you the best options for both you and your pet. If you are currently not a client here, we ask that you call before coming in to make sure we have the time and staff to attend to your pet.

Examples of Emergencies:

  • Persistent vomiting (or attempting to vomit without producing material)

  • Persistent diarrhea

  • Hit by vehicle

  • Attacked by animal(s)

  • Porcupine quilling

  • Laceration(s)

  • Falling/limping/broken bones

  • Seizures lasting longer than two minutes or first-time seizure in an animal that has never had one before

  • Male cat not urinating

  • Fainting

  • Toxic plant/chemical ingestion

  • Drug/medication ingestion

  • Foreign body ingestion (toys, clothing, string)

After-Hours Emergencies

If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency after normal business hours, please contact one of the following emergency clinics

  • Animal Emergency Clinic of Mid-Maine in Lewiston – (207) 777-1110 – open Monday-Thursday 5pm – 8am, Fridays 5pm – overnight and open 24 hours Saturday and Sunday.

  • Eastern Maine Emergency Vet Clinic in Brewer – (207) 989-6267 - open Monday-Thursday 5:30pm – 8:00am and open 24 hours Saturday and Sunday.

  • Portland Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Care in Portland – (207) 878-3121 – open 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.

  • ​​​​​​​ Maine Veterinary Medical Center in Scarborough​​​​​​​ – (207) 885-1290 – open 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.

If you are unsure if your pet is experiencing an emergency, please give us a call at (207) 873-4668.

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