Emergency Veterinary Care

Brewster Pet Emergencies

During our regular business hours, Brewster Veterinary Hospital's veterinarians, medical staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call (508) 896-2540 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

When our office is closed, Brewster Veterinary refers all emergency services to:

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists Dennis
79 Theophilus F. Smith Rd
South Dennis, MA 02660
(508) 398-7575

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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

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