Emergency Veterinary Care

When Care Can't Wait

Medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. To best meet all your pet's needs, we work hard to make sure you have access to the best 24/7 emergency care.

During regular business hours, the medical staff and resources at Picayune Veterinary Clinic Hospital are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies outside of regular business hours, we provide on-call services that will arrive promptly when you need them.

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Pet

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate

Call us at (601) 798-7706 if your pet is experiencing any of these symptoms, or if you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait.

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