In the event of an emergency during business hours please call ahead, if possible, then proceed to our veterinary hospital immediately.  

For after hour emergencies please contact the following veterinary emergency veterinary hospitals :  

Veterinary Emergency Service in Plymouth, Michigan

40850 East Ann Arbor Road 

Plymouth, MI 48170

Phone:  734-207-8500

Animal Emergency Center

24360 Novi Road

Novi, MI 48375-2462

Phone:  (248) 348-1788 ‎


1400 Old South Telegraph Rd 

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone:  (866) 334-6877

Michigan Veterinary Specialist 

29080 Inkster Rd.
Southfield, MI 48034
P: (248) 354 6660 
F: (248) 354 0303 

If your pet has any of these symptoms, bring it in IMMEDIATELY 



Inability to Breathe Noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath
Bleeding That Won't Stop From any part of the body. Apply pressure and come now!
Inability to Urinate or Appears Constipated But continues to try.
Inability to Deliver Puppies or kittens Keeps trying or has stopped trying
Pain Severe. Continuous with no relief
Vomiting, Diarrhea Continuous or with the Appearance of Blood
Loss of Balance or Consciousness Includes tremors, coma, staggering, blindness, fainting
Itching Continuous scratching, biting, self-mutilation
Penetrating Wounds Any place, but especially chest or abdomen
Poisoning Bring the container or commercial name and chemical name
Injury Continuous pain and/or total lameness
Hit by car May include trauma and bleeding
Bloat Abnormal distention of the abdomen and difficulty breathing
Any other sign that looks serious!  

If your pet has any of these symptoms, it is safe to wait OVERNIGHT



Ear problems/Itching Head shaking and ear discharge. Mild to moderate itching; no skin damage; no bleeding.
Worms in bowel movement No blood in bowel movement; no pain or discomfort; no vomiting. 
Lameness Little or no pain; no discomfort in walking; not continuous
Thirst / Urination Excessive drinking and/or elimination of urine with no blood, no pain, no straining or discomfort, or bloody appearance to the urine
Loss of Appetite Skipped one main meal, but no other signs of illness
Most Skin Problems Scratching, itching, fleas, ticks.