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Pet emergencies that require immediate veterinary care

Published on May 1, 2023.
Last Updated May 1, 2023.
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How to respond when your beloved pet is unwell and showing abnormal symptoms requiring emergency veterinary care

Australian Dog Lover spoke with Emergency and Critical Care Specialist, Dr Louis Eramanis about what to do when your beloved pet is unwell and the abnormal symptoms you may see in your pet that could indicate a life threatening emergency. These symptoms require immediate veterinary intervention.

Dr Louis talks about how to respond if your pet has:

  • Breathing difficulties, excessive panting, blue gums or tongue
  • Snake bite
  • Bloated abdomen and retching
  • Seizures
  • Toxin or poison ingestion
  • Non-responsive/not breathing

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Natasha Rizk

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SASH is home to some of Australia’s leading specialists and veterinary experts. If you have any concerns about your pet, please get in touch with us.

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