Pet Emergency Care in Missoula, MT

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At Four Paws Veterinary Clinic, we understand that pet emergencies can happen at any time, often when you least expect them. If an emergency occurs during our business hours, please call us right away at (406) 542-3838 so we can determine the severity of your pet’s situation and advise on the best next steps. Our team can provide prompt care during our business hours, but for late/after-hours emergencies, we recommend the 24/7 emergency hospitals listed down below.

When to Seek Emergency Care

Recognizing the signs of a pet emergency can be crucial to your pet’s health. Here are some conditions that should prompt a visit to our clinic or an emergency referral:

  • Difficulty breathing or choking
  • Severe bleeding or trauma, such as from accidents, falls, or fights
  • Ingestion of toxic substances, including certain plants, foods, or chemicals
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea, especially if accompanied by signs of dehydration
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Signs of extreme pain, such as whining, shaking, or refusal to socialize
  • Sudden collapse or inability to stand
  • Seizures or loss of consciousness
  • Overheating or heatstroke
  • Severe allergic reactions

When in doubt, call Four Paws Veterinary Clinic at (406) 542-3838!