When Veterinary Emergencies Arise…
Emergencies are unpredictable and don't always happen during normal business hours! Long Animal Hospital is now providing 24 Hr. Emergency Services for Charlotte and surrounding communities.
Please call (704) 523-2996.
24-hour Emergency Services Available.
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Identifying Urgent Veterinary Problems
If you have a question regarding your pet’s health, please do not hesitate to contact our medical team. Listed below are a few symptoms that indicate medical attention is needed as soon as possible:
- Bleeding in volume
- Foaming at the mouth
- Hit by a car
- Seizure or tremor
- Blue, purple, or pale gums or tongue
- Cat with open-mouth breathing
- Ingestion of rat bait, antifreeze, pills, medications, vitamins, etc.
- Animal attack
- Bite wounds
- Snake, spider, or insect bites
- Abnormal respiratory/cardiac conditions
- Allergic reactions
- Weather (heatstroke, excessive panting, salivation, shivering, etc.)
If your pet is experiencing any of these symptoms or any other serious health-related conditions, please contact us immediately for assistance.
“This was the best part of my whole experience when I brought my dog Oscar in on April 9. I have never had a Vet Doctor explain everything to me in detail like that and then physically show me how to clean his wounds and even just how to properly carry him while he's injured. Blew me away the attention to detail this man had. THANK YOU LONG ANIMAL! I will be remaining loyal to your practice. I don't know what we would do without you.—Megan L.”