Veterinary services

Critical Pet Care

Learn more about our critical pet care services below.

Village Veterinary Center

Critical Pet Care in Youngsville, LA

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

You never want to see your pet in pain as a caring pet parent. Unexpected illnesses and accidents can strike at any time, unfortunately. The way you handle these types of events can make a huge difference in your loved one’s life. We want you to know that you have a dedicated team on your side at Village Veterinary Center. You can rest assured that we’ll be there for you when you need us.

At any time, our hospital is prepared to deliver life-saving critical care. We can swiftly diagnose the condition and provide the most timely and effective care since emergency medicine experts are on staff. Above all, we will treat your companion’s condition with compassion, doing everything we can 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 see any of these symptoms in your pet, it’s important to seek help right away. When an emergency occurs, we highly recommend calling ahead. This allows us to assess the situation over the phone and provide first-aid instructions. It also allows us to get the hospital and the rest of the staff ready for your arrival. Of course, if the nature of your companion’s emergency prevents you from making a phone call, don’t hesitate to come in right away for help.

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 Village Veterinary Center will be here to provide the highest level of care available. You can count on us!