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ER vs GP

Where Should I Bring My Pet?

Veterinarian & Client Wearing Masks with White Dog

Primary Care Vet

  • Sneezing or runny nose

  • Coughing without respiratory distress

  • Itchy ears or skin

  • Scooting

  • Limping

  • Hot spots

  • Vomiting/Diarrhea 1-2x within 24 hours but acting normal

  • Broken nail

Please note this is a partial list.

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A Brown/White Beagle (Dog) Being Examined by a Veterinarian

Urgent Care Vet

  • Vomiting/Diarrhea with change in behavior

  • Eyes: redness, discharge, or squinting

  • Porcupine quills

  • Blood in urine or stools

  • Wounds and injuries

  • Lameness, difficulty walking

  • Allergic reactions

  • Tick-borne disease

Please note this is a partial list.

Two Veterinarians Examining an X-Ray with a Dog

Emergency Hospital

  • Foreign body or toxin ingestion

  • Serious trauma (i.e. hit by car)

  • Cannot breathe, choking

  • Unconsciousness/Collapse

  • Broken bone

  • Bloating, retching, or unproductive vomiting

  • Straining or unable to defecate or urinate

  • Snake bite

Please note this is a partial list.