Animal Emergency Hospitals

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
8650 W. Tropicana Ave Suite B-107
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Open 24 hours
NW corner of Tropicana and Durango

Animal Emergency Center
3340 East Patrick Lane
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120
Mon through Thurs 8pm - 8am (overnight)
Friday 6pm to Monday 8am and most holidays
NW corner of Patrick and Pecos

Las Vegas Animal Emergency Hospital
5231 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
Mon through Friday 6pm -8am (overnight)
Saturday 4pm through Monday 8am and most holidays
Charleston west of Decatur, south side of Charleston

Warm Springs Veterinary Emergency Clinic
2500 W. Warm Springs Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Mon through Friday 6pm -8am (overnight)
Saturday 3pm through Monday 8am and all major holidays
Warm Springs and Las Vegas Blvd.

ASPCA Poison Control Center 1-888-426-4435

Emergencies: In all honesty, anything that is concerning you and you don't think it can wait until morning is an emergency. It is better to have a false alarm and not have a true emergency than to have a true emergency and not recognize it in time.

The following are almost always an emergency:

  • Trauma, especially involving a motor vehicle, even if the pet seems OK
  • Prolonged or profuse bleeding
  • Fainting or collapse
  • Seizures
  • Heatstroke
  • Abdominal bloating/swelling
  • Problems giving birth > 90 minutes
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Respiratory difficulty
  • Prolonged fever > 103
  • Difficulty or inability to urinate
  • Gums are white, blue, bright red, brown, or dark colored
  • Dry-heaving in a large-breed dog
  • Rear leg weakness/inability to walk
  • Eye problems
  • Pain

Common Toxins: *seek emergency treatment

Lilies, oleanders, Sago Palms, peach pits
Cocoa mulch
*Snail Bait
*Rat Poison
*Rose insecticide w/ disulfoton/disyston
*Fly bait w/ methomyl
*Ethylene Glycol (antifreeze, even 1/2 tsp can be fatal w/o treatment)
Chocolate, esp dark chocolate
Macadamia Nuts
Psoriasis creams, tuberculosis meds (isoniazid), Efudex (skin cancer treatment)
*Zinc Phosphide (gopher/mole poison)

Human Medications that Require Emergency Treatment

Nonsteroidal anti-inflamatory drugs (Advil, Aleve, & Motrin)
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Check with your vet before giving your pet any medication for pain!
ADD & ADHD medications
Benzodiazepines and sleep aids
Birth control pills
ACE inhibitors (Zestril, Altace)
Beta blockers (Tenormin, Toprol, Coreg)
Thyroid hormones (Armour desiccated thyroid, Synthroid)
Cholesterol lowering agents (Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor)