The life of a veterinarian is about providing the best preventive and wellness care as well as ensuring that your pets are supported by the best emergency care possible, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
During our regular business hours, Eastland Veterinary Hospitals veterinary staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.
Eastland Veterinary Hospital understands that medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we refer our clients to the following emergency facilities:
21 U.S. 206
Raritan, NJ 08869
Animal Emergency and Referral Services
1237 Bloomfield Ave
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Garden State Veterinary Specialists
1 Pine St Tinton Falls, NJ 07753
Red Bank Veterinary Hospital
197 Hance Avenue
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
210 Route 206 S.
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Oradell Animal Hospital
580 Winters Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
When Should I Seek Emergency Care for My 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
- Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
- Sudden onset of weakness
- High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
- Unable to urinate or defecate