If your Pet is in Distress or has an Emergency

If your pet has an Emergency during regular business hours, please call 828-697-1717

If an emergency occurs outside of All Saints Animal Hospital’s regular business hours, we refer to two local 24-hour facilities for Emergencies:

Western North Carolina Regional Animal Hospital 
205 N Highland Lake Rd 
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone:  828-693-3331

Regional Emergency Animal Care Hospital (R.E.A.C.H)
677 Brevard Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone:  828-665-4399

It IS An Emergency If:  

• Your pet isn’t breathing or you can’t feel a heartbeat.
• Your pet is unconscious and won’t wake up.
• Your pet has been vomiting or has had diarrhea for more than 24 hours, or she is vomiting blood.
• You suspect any broken bones.
• Your pet is having trouble breathing or has something stuck in her throat.
• Your pet has had or is having a seizure.
• Your pet is bleeding from the eyes, nose, or mouth, or there is blood in her urine or feces.
• You think your pet might have ingested something toxic, such as antifreeze, rat poison, any kind of medication that wasn’t prescribed to her, or household cleansers.
• Your pet, particularly your male cat, is straining to urinate, or is unable to urinate.  Get Help Quickly if your Male Cat is Straining in the Litterbox.
• Your pet shows signs of extreme pain, such as whining, shaking, and refusing to socialize.
• Your pet collapses or suddenly can’t stand up.
• Your pet begins bumping into things or suddenly becomes disoriented.
• You can see irritation or injury to your pet’s eyes, or she suddenly seems to become blind.
• Your pet’s abdomen is swollen and hard to the touch, and/or she’s gagging and trying to vomit.
• You see symptoms of heatstroke. 
• Any trauma – even if the pet appears to be acting normally.     
     Being hit by a car      
     Falling out of a window      
     A fight with another animal      
     A blunt object or falling more than a few feet
• Burns
•  Your pregnant dog or cat has gone more than three to four hours between delivering puppies or kittens.