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

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

VES logo Veterinary Emergency Service-Plymouth
40850 East Ann Arbor Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 207-8500
AEC logo Animal Emergency Center-Novi
24360 Novi Road
Novi, MI 48375-2462
Phone: (248) 348-1788
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Oakland Veterinary Emergency Service
1400 Old South Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: (866) 334-6877

bluepearllogo Blue Pearl Emergency Service-Southfield
29080 Inkster Rd.
Southfield, MI 48034
Phone: (248) 354 6660

If your pet is exhibiting any of the following symptoms during business hours call us immediately at (734) 453-0485. If we are closed call the emergency hospitals above.

  • Inability to breathe noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath.
  • Bleeding that won’t stop: Apply pressure and come now!
  • Inability to urinate or appears constipated
  • Inability to deliver puppies or kittens: keeps trying or has stopped trying
  • Severe pain: continuous with no relief.
  • Vomiting, diarrhea: continuous or with the appearance of blood
  • Loss of balance or consciousness: includes tremors, coma, staggering, blindness, fainting.
  • Severe itching: continuous scratching, biting, self-mutilation.
  • Penetrating wounds: any place, but especially the chest or abdomen.
  • Poisoning: bring the container or commercial name and chemical name.
  • Injury: constant pain and total lameness.
  • Hit by car: may include trauma and bleeding.
  • Bloat: abnormal distention of the abdomen and difficulty breathing.

If your pet has any of the following symptoms, it is safe to wait OVERNIGHT:

  • Ear problems/itching: head shaking and ear discharge. mild to moderate itching; no skin damage; no bleeding.
  • Loss of appetite: skipped one main meal, but no other signs of illness.
  • Thirst/urination: excessive drinking or elimination of urine with no blood, no pain, no straining or discomfort, or bloody appearance to the urine.
  • Lameness: little or no pain; no discomfort in walking; not continuous.
  • Worms in bowel movement: no blood in bowel movement; no pain or discomfort; no vomiting.
  • Most skin problems: scratching, itching, fleas, ticks.