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We offer emergency care during regular business hours. If possible, please call our hospital prior to your arrival so our staff can prepare to care for your pet.

Three kittens in a pink litter box at Rippowam Animal Hospital

Our Intensive Care Unit (ICU):

Rippowam Animal Hospital offers hospitalization and full ICU Care for your pet. Through our in-house laboratory services, we are able to offer full blood work and the most advanced diagnostic tools and available treatments for your pet.

Veterinarian's Desk with Dog & Hands

Symptoms of a Possible Emergency:

  • Seizures

  • Poisoning

  • Chocolate Ingestion

  • 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