Waynesville Veteranarian Dr. Paul Kern, Balsam Animal Hospital

1628 South Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Emergency Veterinarian Care

Sometimes pets can send some mixed signals. A lot of symptoms for pain are obvious some are not. Some signs that may help guide you in ensuring your pet is safe. Please do not hesitate to visit an emergency veterinarian if these signs persist.

  • A dramatic increase or decrease in respiratory rate
  • Changes in gum color from healthy pink to white, yellow, gray, or purple
  • Unusual changes in behavior such as aggression or unresponsiveness, weakness, or depression
  • Dramatic shifts in appetite, thirst, or weight loss or gain
  • Unusual urination or stools
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • High fever
  • Inability to walk
  • Sudden inability to use limbs
  • Visible trauma
  • Bleeding
  • Occasional or frequent seizures
  • Panting, crying, or hiding can be signs of pain

Contact Balsam Animal Hospital PA at 828-452-1868