Critical Care

Do you know who to call in the event of a pet emergency?

As a loving pet parent, you never want to see your animal family member in distress. Unfortunately, unexpected illnesses and sudden accidents can occur at any time. The way you handle these types of situations can make all the difference in the world for your loved one. At Pendleton Veterinary Clinic, we want you to know that you’ve got a dedicated team in your corner. You can rest easy knowing that we’ll be there for you in your time of need.

Our hospital is equipped to provide life-saving critical care at a moment’s notice. With staff members who are experienced in emergency medicine, we can quickly diagnose the problem and deliver the most timely and effective care. Most importantly, we will handle your companion’s case with the utmost compassion, doing everything within our power to achieve a positive outcome.

Some of the signs that your pet may require urgent medical attention include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Ingestion of a foreign object or toxic substance
  • Broken bones
  • Cuts, lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Vomiting or diarrhea lasting longer than 24 hours
  • Bleeding
  • Trauma, such as a fall or being hit by a car
  • Swollen or tender abdomen
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Lameness
  • Disorientation
  • Foaming at the mouth
  • Convulsions/seizures
  • Loss of consciousness

If you notice your companion exhibiting any of these signs, it’s time to call for help right away. At Pendleton Veterinary Clinic, we always recommend calling ahead when an emergency occurs. This allows us to evaluate the situation and provide first aid instructions over the phone. It also lets us prepare the hospital and other team members for your pet’s arrival. Of course, should the nature of your pet’s emergency not allow time for a phone call, don’t hesitate to come directly in for immediate attention.

We sincerely hope you never experience the need for urgent veterinary care. If you do, however, we want you to know who to call. The team at Pendleton Veterinary Clinic will be here to provide the highest level of care available. You can count on us!

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    • Vickie HogelandVickie Hogeland

      knowledgeable helpful staff. very caring.

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    • Noel Barnes TaylorNoel Barnes Taylor

      Jonah is better! No more vomiting or lethargy! Thanks Dr Crabtree for your thorough exam and conservative approach! The anti nausea med and IV fluids got Jonah back on his feet in 2 days! Thank you!!!!

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    • Bill CrabtreeBill Crabtree

      This is one Awesome young man , he has a Awesome Staff , they will love and take great care of your pets.

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    • Beth Joyner OwensBeth Joyner Owens

      Great staff and great place! Dr Crabtree and his staff do a great job loving these animals!! Thoughtful understanding and patience when you have a pet that is scared or confused sets your mind at ease. They really put their heart into it!

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    • Kandie DingerKandie Dinger

      Watching our daughters dog while she is on vacation. Her dog got sick, and since he has a history of pancreatitis we felt he needed seen ASAP. Her regular vet was closed so we got in to see Dr Crabtree. We had not been there before. Dr Crabtree was so thorough and compassionate. He had to deliver bad news to us, and to our daughter on the phone. He offered help in making the dog comfortable until our daughter can get home. You can tell he truly cares for his patients and will go the extra mile to help. He is exceptional.

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    • Adam Christopher FroniusAdam Christopher Fronius

      Very friendly staff, reasonable pricing. :)

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    • Cathy EdingtonCathy Edington

      Been going here for years it a great place love them all

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