During the hours we are open, our team is ready to treat your pet’s emergency. No appointment is necessary; just bring your pet in as soon as possible. We will assess, stabilize, and treat your pet. If we determine your pet needs more advanced care, we may need to transfer you to a nearby dedicated veterinary emergency hospital or specialist.
Signs of Potential Emergencies
Breathing – choking, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, panting
Weakness – sudden onset of falling, difficulty standing, can’t use legs like normal, can’t stand up
Painful – sudden onset of yelping, whining, acting painful
Bleeding – if there is any kind of bleeding
Seizing – actively having a seizure
Trauma – hit by a car, dropped, fell, animal attack.
Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool
Potential poisoning, including chocolate, grapes, medications, or plants
Eye injuries - discolored or excessive discharge, holding eye(s) closed
Heat stress or heatstroke
Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
Severe vomiting or diarrhea – more than two episodes in 24 hours
Fractured bones, severe lameness, or inability to move leg(s)
For after-hours emergencies:
Urgent Care Hours
Monday-Thursday: 6pm - 11pm
3180 Acworth Due West Rd NW
Kennesaw, GA 30152
BluePearl Cobb Emergency Veterinary Clinic
NOTICE: Hours have recently changed!
Mon-Fri: 6 pm-8 am
Sat-Sun: 24 hrs
630 Cobb Parkway North
Marietta, GA 30066
Animal Urgent Care of Dunwoody
Open Monday-Friday from 2 PM-10 PM
Weekends & Holidays from 12 PM-8 PM
5450 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
BluePearl Pet Hospital Sandy Springs, GA
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
455 Abernathy Rd. NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Other Useful Resources:
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call 888-426-4435. A consultation fee may apply.
Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (855) 764-7661. A consultation fee may apply.
American Red Cross Pet First Aid Mobile App
The FREE Pet First Aid app puts veterinary advice for emergencies as well as everyday pet care in the palm of your hand. With videos, interactive quizzes, and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know pet first aid.
Or text: "GETPET" to 90999
Pet Emergency Kit Checklist
A checklist for supplies and information that could be vital in case of emergency with your pet.
CDC Pet Disaster Kit Checklist
In case your pet has to be taken somewhere to board safely for an extended stay, here is a checklist of the most important items you'll need to remember! Click to magnify and save image.