After-Hours Care

We make sure your pet is in good hands.

APPOINTMENT

In case of emergencies, it’s important to be prepared.

If Dr. DeForge is not available and you have a life-threatening emergency, please contact Cornell University Veterinary Specialists or Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine.

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists
880 Canal St, Stamford, CT 06902
203-595-2777
Open 24/7

Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine
4 Devine St, North Haven, CT 06473
203-865-0878
Open 24/7

How do I know if my pet is experiencing an emergency?

  • Choking, difficulty breathing, or nonstop coughing or gagging
  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within five minutes
  • Hit by a car
  • Bite wounds
  • Seizure activity
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Inability to urinate or defecate (poop)
  • Bloated abdomen or dry heaving
  • Eye injuries
  • Overheating or heatstroke
  • Toxin ingestion
  • Snakebite
  • Allergic reaction (facial swelling, hives)
  • Lameness or not walking
  • Trouble giving birth