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Why You Shouldn't Wait In Cases of Emergency

Your pet is an important member of your family. With this in mind, we must also remember that not only do you share a caring and loving relationship, but they also rely on you for their safety, health and wellbeing.

It can often be hard for a pet owner to discern between something that will pass and something that requires immediate medical intervention. Because the signs that your pet is giving you might be subtle or misleading, knowing what situations require urgent veterinary care is very important. For more information, view our articles "Does My Cat Need Urgent Care?" and "Does My Dog Need Urgent Care?"

If you see signs that your pet requires an emergency visit to the vet clinic it vital not to ignore them; in many cases, time is of the essence. Waiting until the next day to see if your pet is any better can have serious consequences.

Hesitation can cause:

  • symptoms to worsen
  • new symptoms to develop
  • severe medical distress
  • systemic failures

If you think that your pet is requiring urgent veterinary care, you can reach the Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Brampton by dialing 905-495-9907.