Emergency Procedures

4 Paws Vets provide you and your pets with an emergency service for critical illness or injury. We hope your pet never needs us for an emergency however, accidents and emergencies can happen. Some common emergencies we see are dog fight wounds, snake bites, car accidents, respiratory and heart conditions, poisonings and a range of other injuries.Being located in 3 convenient locations around Townsville in Kirwan, Condon and Deeragun help is never far away.

It is best to ring to let us know you are on your way in to the clinic so we can be prepared for your arrival.

Upon arrival, your pet will be assessed by one of our veterinarians. We will aim to provide an estimate of the costs involved with your case, however, please be aware that with emergency procedures costs can vary depending on what services and treatments are required. Our veterinarians will keep you updated regularly during the course of your pet’s stay in hospital. In some cases we may need to refer to a veterinary specialist centre or 24-hour emergency facility.

Please contact us to discuss our after-hours arrangement, it’s always nice to know this information before you actually need it.

An emergency can happen when you least expect it. You can make yourelf more prepared by downloading our FREE First Aid app for dogs and cats. Search for First Aid for Pets Australia in your app store.

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