Emergency Services

Just like an active human who breaks a bone or gets into an accident, a pet can need emergency vet treatment. Our vet is here to help a pet who has suffered an injury, accident, or sudden illness. As dedicated animal lovers, our team at Foothill Vet Clinic understands that your pet is a treasured member of your family. We also know how important it is to you that your pet has access to medical treatment as soon as possible in emergency situations, and pride ourselves in being one of the best San Fernando Valley emergency vet clinics for you and your pet.
When Does Your Pet Need
Emergency Services?
You are the best judge of when your pet is in need of emergency care. Unfortunately, your pet isn’t going to let you know they’re hurt or suffering discomfort. Unless you observed your pet getting injured, you’ll have to be on the lookout for serious health conditions. At Foothill Vet Clinic, we are not a 24hr emergency hospital but we do except various emergencies during our business hours. Our vet can help with a long list of pet care emergency service situations. Here are the most common reasons for pet care emergencies we encounter:
• Trauma (such as being hit by a car or bike)
• Dog/cat bite wounds
• Eye problems
• Birth issues
• Urination difficulties
• Blood in stool
• Seizures
• Snakebites
• Prolonged fever
• Vomiting
• Discolored gums
• Discolored mucus
• Pain

What to Except During your Emergency Service Visit.
We understand that any situation that leads to an emergency. Vet visit is full of anxiety. Foothill is here and ready to guide you through this stressful time, while providing compassionate care for your pet.
Remember, that we operate on a priority-first system. Every situation is important, but some pets are in the greater need of immediate treatment. We aim to treat each emergency situation as quickly as possible.