Emergency Services

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.

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

  • Pale gums

  • 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

  • Heat stress or heatstroke

  • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more

  • Unconsciousness

  • 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:
BluePearl Pet Hospital Emergency Veterinarian Metro Atlanta Cobb County Paulding Marietta, GA

BluePearl Cobb Emergency Veterinary Clinic

Open 6 PM-8 AM, 7 days a week

(770) 424-9157

630 Cobb Parkway North

Marietta, GA 30066

Cherokee Emergency Veterinary Clinic 

Closed Indefinitely

7800 Highway 92

Woodstock, GA 30189

BluePearl Pet Hospital Sandy Springs, GA

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

(404) 459-0903

455 Abernathy Rd. NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Other emergency clinic options:

Animal Emergency Center of North Fulton

Open Monday - Thursday: 6pm - 8am
Friday: 6pm - 8am Monday
24 hours Saturday, Sunday and Major Holidays

(770) 594-2266
900 Mansell Road, Suite 19
Roswell, GA 30076

Northwest Georgia Veterinary Emergency Center

Open Monday-Friday: 5 pm-8 am and

Friday: 5 pm-8 am Monday

(706) 204-8425

111 John Maddox Dr.

Rome, GA 310165

Other Useful Resources:
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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.

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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.

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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.

CDC Pet Disaster Kit Checklist Dog Canine
CDC Pet Disaster Kit Checklist Feline Cat