Pet Emergency and Critical Care

Unexpected emergencies can be stressful for both pet owners and their beloved companions. At WNC Veterinary Hospital in Arden and Asheville, NC, we understand the urgency and anxiety that come with pet emergencies.

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Immediate Response in Critical Situations

Rapid Evaluation and Diagnosis

In critical situations, time is of the essence. Our experienced veterinarians at WNC Veterinary Hospital are trained to swiftly evaluate and diagnose the underlying issues. From traumatic injuries to sudden illnesses, we employ a systematic approach to identify the best course of action for your pet’s specific needs.

Key Services and Benefits

  • Comprehensive Emergency Care: Our hospital is equipped to handle a wide range of emergencies, including injuries, toxic exposures, and acute illnesses.
  • Advanced Diagnostic Capabilities: We utilize state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to quickly assess and understand your pet’s condition, allowing for timely and accurate treatment.
  • Collaboration with Specialists: If necessary, we collaborate with specialists to provide the highest level of care for your pet during critical situations.

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Pet

  • Difficulty Breathing: Labored breathing or choking.
  • Traumatic Injuries: Such as fractures, wounds, or injuries from accidents.
  • Ingestion of Toxic Substances: Swallowing harmful substances like chemicals or certain foods.
  • Sudden Illness: Rapid onset of symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, or lethargy.
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