Animal Emergency Clinic & Hospital | Berkeley Dog & Cat
Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital offers emergency care for dogs and cats, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We have an exotic specialist on staff that can handle emergencies for birds, small mammals, reptiles , ferrets, and rabbits during regular business hours. Our diagnostic and lab equipment gives doctors quick results so they can accurately diagnosis and begin treating your pet immediately.
Our emergency services are staffed by experienced clinicians with special interest in critical care, and the facility is well suited to care of all types of emergencies. SVS's state-of-the-art critical care equipment greatly enhances our veterinarians' ability to rapidly diagnose ailments and administer life-saving and discomfort-relieving therapy.
Is it an emergency?
If your pet has any of these symptoms, bring it in IMMEDIATELY.
Noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath
Bleeding from any part of the body
Apply pressure and come in right away
Inability to urinate or constipation
Continues to trying without any production
Inability to deliver puppies or kittens
Keeps trying or has stopped trying
Severe, continuous with no relief
Continuous or with the appearance of blood
Loss of balance or consciousness
Tremors, coma, staggering, blindness, fainting
Continuous scratching, biting, self-mutilation
Continuous pain and/or total lameness
Chest or abdomen wounds are especially serious
Bring the container or commercial name and chemical name
Hit by car
Any other sign that looks serious!
If your pet has any of these symptoms, bring it in TODAY
With or without cough, eats and drinks, not frantic
Without blood, pain, unusual content
No apparent cause
With possible self-mutilation
Usually disagreeable, from any part of the body
Chemical or heat burns
Heat, chemicals. Go immediately if extensive
Bring in even if only you think pet swallowed an object
May not be a severe emergency, but will worsen with delay
If your pet has any of these symptoms, it is safe to wait OVERNIGHT
Not continuous, no blood, foreign material, or pain,
Mild to moderate, no skin damage, not continuous, no bleeding
Little or no pain, no discomfort in walking, not continuous
Excessive drinking and/or elimination of urine with no blood, pain, straining, apparent discomfort, or bloody appearance to the urine