Imagine that it's three am, and your dog has just come home limping.
Would you know where to go, or what to do?
Pet emergencies don't always happen during convenient times, and often can be very scary situations.
Fortunately, if you need to, there is a place in Grand Junction for you to go in the middle of the night.
At first glance, you might think you are in a typical human hospital.
The doctors, nurses and even the equipment look very familiar.
But, look at the patients, and you can see what sets this hospital apart!
Pet emergency hospitals are now common in most cities.
Handling cases that range from gun shots , to car accidents. These emergency rooms are a blessing to pets and their owners.
And these all night and weekend only facilities help your family veterinarians get the rest they need, to run their own busy offices!
Pet emergency rooms have to be prepared for any sort of emergency that might walk through the doors.
Although injuries, like broken legs and dog bites can be common, illnesses like canine parvovirus or feline kidney failure show up just as often.
And ER vets all agree that the full moon means a busier night for the animal hospital team.
A recent study showed that cats were 23 percent more likely to have a crisis during a full moon, and our dog friends were 28 percent more likely!
A pet medical emergency can be a very scary thing. So it's good to know that animal ER specialists stand ready to help even in the twilight hours.
Animal ER’s are an incredible help when you need them.
We suggest you put their contact information in an easy to find place, so you can save valuable minutes in case of a real emergency.
You can also learn more by visiting myvnn.com.