Emergency Veterinary Service
of Iowa City
319-338-3605 or 319-351-4256
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of consciousness, seizures, inability to stand/walk.
- Profuse vomiting or diarrhea (especially more than one episode per hour)
- Large wound (laceration, puncture, degloving)
- Excessive bleeding
- Dystocia (slow or difficulty giving birth)
- Straining or inability to urinate
- Poison exposure
- Heat Stroke
- Abdominal distension
- Eye problems (especially redness of the globe)
- Please use caution when handling a sick or injured pet as they are more likely to bite or scratch. You may want to wrap your pet in a towel in order to protect yourself when transporting.
What is a pet emergency?
The following is only meant as a guide. It is never wrong to want your pet to be seen. If you are at all unsure about your individual situation please call us! There is someone here 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
What constitutes an emergency for my pet?
Fees & Policies
EVSIC does expect payment at the time services are rendered. We accept cash, checks and major credit/debit cards. Payment plans may be available, 50% is needed up-front for this option.
The emergency fee is $88.40. This covers the initial exam. Any other diagnostics, treatment, and/or medications are at regular hospital prices and all fees will be discussed with you prior to service.
- Hit by Car
- Difficulty Urinating
- Trouble Breathing
- Allergic Reactions
- Toxin Ingestion