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Veterinary Emergency Care at Bridgeport Animal Hospital, Wise County TX

Veterinary Emergency Care at Bridgeport Animal Hospital

For emergencies, a veterinarian may be reached after hours by calling 940-683-2257 and you will be given further directions.

Ambulatory Mobile Veterinary Service

Bridgeport Animal Hospital has fully equipped veterinary ambulatory vehicles in order to provide service at your home, farm, or ranch for both large and small animals. Keep in mind that, even though we offer this service, there are times when it is best for the patient to be brought to the clinic if possible.

Bridgeport Animal Hospital
709 US Highway 380
Bridgeport, TX 76426

Phone: 940-683-2257
Fax: 940-683-4306

Is This an Emergency?

When should you take your pet to an emergency care facility? Obviously, problems such as trauma, seizures, or severe vomiting or diarrhea need immediate attention. But, what about minor problems? How do you know if you should take your pet to the hospital in the middle of the night or wait until your veterinarian opens the next morning?

A good general guideline is: If in doubt, seek emergency care. Many serious conditions may appear as a minor problem. Your pet can't always communicate how much pain he or she is in. So, if you are in doubt, please seek emergency care for your pet.

General Guidelines for Seeking Emergency Care

  • Any pet that has been hit by a car
  • Seizures
  • Unconsciousness
  • Lacerations
  • Difficulty giving birth (not producing a puppy or kitten after 30 minutes of hard labor)
  • Suspected ingestion of toxins
  • Ingestion of human prescription drugs
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Straining or inability to urinate
  • Any puppy or kitten with vomiting or diarrhea, even if minor
  • Unexplained pain
  • Not eating, lethargic
  • Respiratory problems
  • Weakness
  • Difficulty walking
  • Bleeding that won't stop
  • Ingestion of antifreeze, which requires immediate attention

Please contact us with any questions or concerns at 940-683-2257.