Emergency Vet in Carmel, IN

During our regular business hours, the team at Clayton Family Veterinary Care is fully equipped to meet most urgent medical needs. Call ahead at (317) 218-3142, if possible, for our emergency vet to prepare for your pet's arrival. If your pet needs animal emergency care after our regular hours, please refer to our 24/7 referral hospitals below.

emergency vet in carmel, in

For After Hours Emergency Care

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MedVet Indianapolis

(317) 872-8387
9650 Mayflower Park Dr.
Carmel, IN 46032

VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center

(317) 578-4100
7712 Crosspoint Commons
Fishers, IN 46038

Recognizing an Emergency

Awareness of your pet's physical or behavioral changes is an important part of being a pet parent. Furthermore, knowing which of those signs constitutes a need for animal emergency care can save their life. Contact us at (317) 218-3142 or a 24/7 emergency animal hospital immediately if your pet exhibits any of the following symptoms:

  • Choking or difficulty breathing
  • Blood in urine, stool, or vomit
  • Excessive diarrhea or vomiting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Sudden confusion and disorientation
  • Seizures
  • Lameness or inability to stand
  • Injury to their eyes
  • Swollen, hard abdomen
  • Suspected broken bones
  • Signs of extreme pain
  • Heat stress or heat stroke

Bring your pet to us or an emergency pet medical facility immediately. If you're ever unsure about whether or not your pet is in need of animal emergency care, please don't hesitate to call and speak to a veterinarian first. We can help you assess the situation and direct you toward your next steps.

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