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Advice & Information from Our Emergency Veterinarians

Our Somerset County emergency vets share information to help you keep your pet happy and healthy.

My cat is breathing fast. Should I be worried?

My cat is breathing fast. Should I be worried?

If your cat is breathing fast, it’s easy to panic - what could be causing this, and is it an emergency? Our Raritan, Somerset County vets describe what’s considered rapid breathing, explain symptoms and potential causes, and provide insight on when to call a vet. 

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My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

It can be concerning to find that your cat is not eating. You may wonder whether your furry friend needs to see an emergency vet. Our Raritan, Somerset County vets list some common reasons why cats may stop eating.

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What to Do if Your Dog or Cat is Choking

What to Do if Your Dog or Cat is Choking

If an object is lodged in your cat’s or dog’s mouth or throat, they can start to choke. Our Raritan, Somerset County veterinarians have some advice on how to help a pet that’s choking. 

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Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Our Raritan, Somerset County vets describe scenarios that warrant a visit to the emergency vet, and what to do when a pet emergency occurs. 

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Symptoms of Cat Poisoning

Symptoms of Cat Poisoning

From coughing to shock or collapse, our Raritan, Somerset County vets discuss symptoms of cat poisoning, substances poisonous to cats and what to do if you think your cat has been poisoned. 

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How can I tell if my dog has been poisoned?

How can I tell if my dog has been poisoned?

Today, our Raritan, Somerset County vets review the signs and symptoms of poisoning in dogs, how to know if your dog has been poisoned and what you should do if you believe if this has occurred.

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Heavy Bleeding in a Dog or Cat That Won't Stop

Heavy Bleeding in a Dog or Cat That Won't Stop

In some emergency situations, like when your dog or cat is bleeding, you may need to provide first aid until you arrive at an emergency vet. Here, our Raritan, Somerset County veterinarians explain.

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How to Tell if Your Dog Has Heatstroke

How to Tell if Your Dog Has Heatstroke

Our vets list some of the symptoms of potentially deadly heat stroke in dogs as well as what you should do if you think that your dog may be experiencing this emergency in Raritan, Somerset County.

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