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We only take emergency calls if you are an established client

If you are a client and you have an emergency during office hours we will do our best to fit you into our schedule.

Please be advised that there may be a rescheduling fee if we have to move other patient's appointments to accommodate you. 

Here are the top 13 small animal emergencies that require immediate care.

Clients should always reach out to me or head straight to

Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center when any of these are occurring:

1. Bleeding that doesn't stop within five minutes

2. Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging

3. Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine

4. Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool

5. Injuries to your pet's eye(s)

6. You suspect or know your pet has eaten something poisonous

(such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)

7. Seizures and/or staggering

8. Fractured bones, severe lameness or inability to move leg(s)

9. Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety

10. Heat stress or heatstroke

11. Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than two episodes in a 24-hour period,

or either of these combined with obvious illness or any of the other problems listed here

12. Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more

13. Unconsciousness


Please call the Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center

4901 Biddle Road
Central Point, OR 97502

Tel: (541) 282-7711


We do take after hour emergencies as we are available but you must be an established client.

Please call or text us at 541-636-1191

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