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Emergency Services at VESHW

Pet emergency care in Wichita, KS

If your pet is having a medical emergency, bring them to our hospital as soon as possible or call us at (316) 262-5321.

If your pet is experiencing a poison-related emergency, we suggest reaching out to the ASPCA Poison Control Hotline.

Symptoms that may signal that your pet is having a health emergency:

  • Labored or stopped breathing

  • Discoloration of the mouth (ex: blue or red gums or tongue)

  • Large cuts or wounds that are excessively bleeding or have visible bone

  • Sudden passing out, collapse, or difficulty to get back up

  • Failure to respond or rouse when called or moved

  • A bite from an unidentified snake or insect

  • A bite from a wild animal or another pet whose vaccination history is unknown to you

  • Seizures

  • Paralysis of the back legs (especially in cats)

  • Symptoms of heatstroke, which may include any combination of:





    difficulty urinating

    excessive panting or drooling

  • Symptoms of anaphylactic shock, which may include any combination of:



    excessive salivation



If your pet is suffering from any of the above symptoms or is displaying other severe signs of illness, visit our facility in Wichita, KS immediately. Our emergency veterinary staff is ready to help you and your pet at a moment’s notice. If you have any doubt if your pet is having an emergency, do not hesitate to call us so we can assist you in determining the urgency of your pet’s health problem.

Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital - Wichita

Address: 5618 W 21s St. N, Wichita, KS, 67205

Phone: (316) 262-5321

Hours: Open 24 Hours