Emergency Veterinary Care
Rosemarie Pet Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours.
Daytime Emergency Care
Contact Rosemarie Pet Hospital
Call: (209) 957-8387
Stockton Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center
OPEN: 24 Hours including Holidays
Call: (209) 467-8727
Emergency Veterinary Services
If your pet is showing symptoms or behaviors that are concerning you, contact our office as soon as you can, or the after-hours emergency pet hospital location listed above.
The reliable and compassionate team at Rosemarie Pet Hospital offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.
Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
- Call Ahead If Possible - During our regular business hours, call us as soon as possible. After-hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know that you are on your way.
- Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let them emergency pet hospital know that you are on your way to them, they may provide you with instructions to assist you in applying first aid or helping your pet to feel as comfortable as possible. Follow these instructions carefully.
- Remain Calm - Remain as calm as you can around your pet. When an animal is in pain, they can react negatively towards anyone trying to help by biting or scratching.
- Bring Your Pet In For Care - Do not put yourself at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Stockton veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Rosemarie Pet Hospital.
- Do I need to call ahead?
Rosemarie Pet Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
- When is your clinic open?
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
- Monday:09:00 am - 06:00 pm
- Tuesday:09:00 am - 06:00 pm
- Wednesday:09:00 am - 06:00 pm
- Thursday:09:00 am - 06:00 pm
- Friday:09:00 am - 06:00 pm
- What situations require emergency veterinary care?
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
- Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
- Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
- Fractured bones or severe lameness
- Seizures and/or staggering
- Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
- Injuries to the eye(s)
- Heat stress or heatstroke
- Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
- Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
- Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
- Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
- How long will we have to wait to see the vet?
Our Stockton animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
- What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Rosemarie Pet Hospital we provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
- What types of animals do you treat?
Our emergency veterinarians are mostly experienced with cats and dogs, but will see other small animals, such as birds and rodents, in serious situations.
We're Always Welcoming New Patients
We can't wait to welcome you and your pet to the Rosemarie Pet Hospital family.