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Urgent Care Vet in Bradenton, FL

Does your pet need prompt medical attention for a condition that's serious but not life-threatening? At Keystone Animal Hospital, we provide urgent care services during our regular office hours, ensuring that your pet can receive timely treatment for urgent health issues. Whether it's a fever, an ear infection, or a minor wound, we're here to address your pet’s needs quickly and effectively.

For urgent situations that may require extended hours, we refer our patients to Parrish Veterinary Clinic, our sister practice.

Call us today at (941) 741-8445 if you think your pet has an urgent medical problem!

What is Pet Urgent Care?

Urgent care addresses conditions that are less critical than emergencies but still require swift action to prevent complications. While emergency care is for life-threatening situations needing immediate intervention, urgent care focuses on significant, yet non-critical issues.

Conditions Suited for Urgent Care

Keystone Animal Hospital is equipped to handle a variety of pet health concerns that require prompt attention, including:

  • Fever
  • Increased thirst and higher water intake
  • Persistent coughing and sneezing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rashes and hot spots
  • Difficulty urinating
  • New or worsening vomiting/diarrhea
  • Discharge from eyes or nose
  • Mild limping or lameness
  • Minor cuts or puncture wounds
  • Post-surgical incision checks
  • Broken or bleeding toenails
  • Ear infections, indicated by discharge or odor and head shaking
  • Reactions to insect bites or stings
  • Anal gland irritation, evident from scooting or licking at the rear
  • Unusual lumps or bumps
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If you're unsure whether your pet's situation qualifies for urgent care, please contact us at (941) 741-8445 for guidance.

Where to Go for Pet Emergencies

Pet emergencies require even greater urgency and, often, more intensive medical care. Keystone Animal Hospital recommends the following facilities for emergency care: