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Pet Emergencies

During regular hospital hours, Fairgrounds is equipped to provide your pet with emergency care.

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What to do in an emergency?

Call your veterinarian immediately. We can often see emergencies during regular hospital hours Mon- Fri 7:30 am-5:00 pm. Outside of our regular office hours, please contact Animal Emergency and Specialty Center at (775) 851-3600 or Blue Pearl Pet Hospital and Emergency/Speciality clinic at (775) 358-8555. We urge you to call ahead to give the doctors and staff time to prepare for your pet’s individual situation.

Common emergencies seen in our hospital
  • Bleeding
  • Trauma
  • Acute swelling anywhere on the body
  • Wounds or lacerations
  • Any bite wound (dog, cat, snake, insect, or wild animal)
  • Hit by car
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Consumption of toxins
  • Ingestion of foreign objects
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Lethargy
  • Pain
  • Eye problems
  • Disorientation
  • Heat stroke
  • Drowning
  • Coughing or respiratory distress