If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, contact our office right away, or the after-hours emergency pet hospital location above.
The reliable and compassionate team at Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital.
Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
Our O’Fallon animal hospital can be unpredictable, there may be wait times that we cannot control.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital we provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
Our veterinarians are experienced with urgent care for cats and dogs.
Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of companion animals in O’Fallon and surrounding communities. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.