Emergency Care

Pets with urgent medical needs will always receive first priority at Homestead Animal Hospital. Emergencies are often unpredictable, and we want to be prepared to accommodate you and your pet if the need should ever arise. If you believe your pet may be experiencing an emergency, please call us now so we can advise you on what to do.

Emergency Symptoms

  • Diarrhea/bloody diarrhea
  • Vomiting/vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing/breathing heavily
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Pale gums
  • Trauma (struck by vehicle, attacked by another dog)
  • Any type of wound
  • Ingested a poisonous plant
  • Ingested a toxic substance such as rat poison, antifreeze or fertilizer
  • Ingested chocolate, onions, candy or gum containing xylitol, ibuprofen

  • Severe swelling around the face (could indicate allergic reaction)
  • Prolonged lethargy
  • Prolonged blood loss
  • Inability to move bowels or urinate
  • Foaming at the mouth
  • Irregular or rapid heart rate
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Seizures
  • Weakness
  • Collapse
  • Loss of consciousness

(518) 664-2122
After Hours Emergency

Emergency Care

Pets with urgent medical needs will always receive first priority at Homestead Animal Hospital. Emergencies are often unpredictable, and we want to be prepared to accommodate you and your pet if the need should ever arise. If you believe your pet may be experiencing an emergency, please call us now so we can advise you on what to do.

Emergency Symptoms

  • Diarrhea/bloody diarrhea
  • Vomiting/vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing/breathing heavily
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Pale gums
  • Trauma (struck by vehicle, attacked by another dog)
  • Any type of wound
  • Ingested a poisonous plant
  • Ingested a toxic substance such as rat poison, antifreeze or fertilizer
  • Ingested chocolate, onions, candy or gum containing xylitol, ibuprofen
  • Severe swelling around the face (could indicate allergic reaction)
  • Prolonged lethargy
  • Prolonged blood loss
  • Inability to move bowels or urinate
  • Foaming at the mouth
  • Irregular or rapid heart rate
  • Inability to stand or walk
  • Seizures
  • Weakness
  • Collapse
  • Loss of consciousness

(518) 664-2122
After Hours Emergency

After Hours Emergency

Because we are constantly striving to provide you the best care possible, we have now partnered with GuardianVets to provide you after-hours veterinary care support!

If you have a question after hours simply call our practice and you will have access to care 24/7. If the issue is non-emergent we will help you request an appointment for the next business day.

We understand your pet’s health doesn’t follow a 9-5 schedule and sometimes questions may come up after hours. Our goal is to provide you the best customer service possible and always be there for you when you need it.

(518) 664-2122

After Hours Emergency

Because we are constantly striving to provide you the best care possible, we have now partnered with GuardianVets to provide you after-hours veterinary care support!

If you have a question after hours simply call our practice and you will have access to care 24/7. If the issue is non-emergent we will help you request an appointment for the next business day.

We understand your pet’s health doesn’t follow a 9-5 schedule and sometimes questions may come up after hours. Our goal is to provide you the best customer service possible and always be there for you when you need it.

(518) 664-2122