When your animal needs immediate medical care, you want to know that good help is available for your pet. Take comfort in the knowledge that Great Neck Veterinary Clinic is ready for your animal emergency, with state-of-the-art medical and surgical veterinary care.
We are able to receive walk-in emergencies Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. During your visit, your pet will receive the high quality medical care needed to keep him or her healthy. Our team continues to receive education throughout the year so they can be prepared for pet emergencies and our state-of-the-art technology is crucial to the swift diagnosis and treatment of your pet in these urgent times.
Please note that the following types of trauma usually require emergency medical attention and may threaten your pet’s life if left untreated:
- Bleeding—Bleeding from any part of the body; blood in feces or urine
- Coughing—Severe, persistent coughing; choking sounds
- Diarrhea or vomiting—Continued or severe diarrhea or vomiting
- Difficulty breathing—Shallow breathing
- Difficulty giving birth
- Eye injury—Redness, swelling, squinting, or discharge
- Ingested toxin, poison, or foreign object—A household or garden chemical; human medicine; medicine overdose of any kind; or swallowed rocks, bones, sharp objects, cloth material, string, and so on
- Injury—Hit by a car; hurt by another animal; fallen from a great height
- Pain—Pet is crying out
- Lethargy or non-responsiveness—Cannot stand or move; not responding to voice or touch
- Lumps—Lumps that are growing rapidly or are bleeding
- Trouble urinating—Straining or painful urination
- Weight loss—Dramatic or unexplained weight loss over a short period of time; not eating
If your pet has been hurt, please take care while handling him and her. We recommended calling us at (757) 481–2800(757) 481–2800 before bringing your pet to the clinic so that we can prepare for your emergency. Your pet will need to be triaged immediately upon arrive so that his or her stability can be determined. If your pet must be hospitalized, the admitting veterinarian will discuss the proposed treatment plan with you and help you make decisions that are best for your pet.
In the event that your emergency is after hours, please contact:
1124 Lynnhaven Pky
Virginia Beach, VA 23452