Pine Bluff Animal Hospital


In the case of an emergency, please do not hesitate to call us so we can advise you on your pet’s particular emergency.

During Business Hours

If your pet needs urgent medical attention during our business hours, please call our clinic to be advised of the necessary next steps to ensure your pet receives the appropriate treatment.

If our hospital is closed, we always have a veterinarian on-call to assist you. Even if the emergency is not life-threatening, your pet may need medical attention prior to an available appointment time.

The following are symptoms that could potentially be serious and warrant immediate consultation with a veterinarian if your pet:

  • Is having difficulty breathing
  • Is having irregular or bloody bowel movements
  • Is vomiting (especially with blood)
  • Is having trouble urinating or is vocalizing while urinating
  • Is bleeding excessively
  • Is acting erratically or biting at imaginary objects
  • Is having a seizure or loss of balance
  • Has suffered heatstroke or severe dehydration
  • Is visibly in pain or panting heavily
  • Has had diarrhea for more than 24 hours straight
  • Has eaten/swallowed a foreign object(s)
  • Has eaten/swallowed a poisonous substance
  • Has suffered serious trauma or injury
  • Seems to have lost its sight (sudden blindness)
  • Is unconscious
  • Has a swollen abdomen that appears painful when touched
  • Is experiencing unusual swelling
  • Is pregnant and having difficulty delivering puppies or kittens

Or anything else that is unusual or worrisome to you!

After Business Hours

If your pet has an emergent case, please get in touch with one of the following 24-hour emergency hospitals:

VCA Aurora
2600 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506

Animal Emergency Clinic of McLean County/Bloomington
118 Greenwood Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61704

Animal Care Center of Plainfield
13813 S Route 59
Plainfield, IL, 60544

Animal Emergency of Mokena
19110 88th Ave.
Mokena, IL 60448

University of Illinois/Champaign-Urbana
1008 W Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, IL 61802

If you have a concern regarding accidental ingestion of food, medication, plants or any other toxin, please call the ASPCA Poison Control Hotline at 888-426-4435 or visit:

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On the corner of Pine Bluff Road and County Rd 8000 E. Across the intersection from Dresden Cooling Lake.

Phone: 815-942-5365

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