Waynesville Veteranarian Dr. Paul Kern, Balsam Animal Hospital

1628 South Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Emergency Veterinarian Care

Sometimes pets can send mixed signals. A lot of symptoms for pain are obvious, but some are not.  Please do not hesitate to visit an emergency veterinarian if you see any of the following signs:

  • 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  at 828-452-1868