When your pet faces a sudden illness or injury, every moment counts. That’s why Ramtown Animal Hospital is equipped to provide prompt, compassionate emergency care during our regular business hours. Our experienced team is prepared to handle a wide range of veterinary emergencies with the urgency and care they require.

Our Emergency Services Include:

  • Immediate Assessment and Stabilization: Upon arrival, your pet will be quickly assessed by our veterinary team. Immediate action will be taken to stabilize their condition.
  • Advanced Diagnostics: We are equipped with advanced diagnostic tools, including digital X-rays and ultrasound, to swiftly identify the cause of the emergency.
  • Critical Care: For pets in critical condition, we provide ongoing monitoring, pain management, and supportive care in our well-equipped facility.
  • Surgical Intervention: If necessary, our surgical suite is ready for emergency surgeries, from wound repair to more complex procedures.

What to Do in a Veterinary Emergency:

Stay Calm: Your pet needs you to be composed to make the best decisions for their care.
Contact Us Immediately: Call us at (732) 836-9500 if you believe your pet is experiencing an emergency. We can advise you on immediate actions and prepare for your arrival.
Safe Transportation: Ensure your pet is safely contained and supported during transport to prevent further injury.

Common Veterinary Emergencies:

  • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within fve minutes
  • Choking, difculty breathing, or nonstop coughing
  • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
  • Injuries to the eye(s)
  • Suspected fractures or inability to move legs
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Seizures and staggering
  • Unconsciousness

Why Choose Ramtown Animal Hospital for Emergency Care?

  • Experienced Team: Our veterinarians and staff are trained to handle emergencies with skill and compassion.
  • Advanced Technology: Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technologies to provide the best care in urgent situations.
  • Comprehensive Care: We offer a full range of services, from initial treatment to follow-up care, to ensure your pet’s recovery.


Q: Do I need an appointment for an emergency?
A: No appointment is necessary for emergencies, but we recommend calling ahead if possible so we can prepare for your arrival.

Q: What if my pet needs emergency care outside of your regular hours?
A: We provide referrals to trusted 24-hour emergency facilities to ensure your pet receives prompt care at any time.

Q: How can I prevent emergencies?
A: Regular wellness exams, vaccinations, and preventative care are key to avoiding some emergencies. We’re happy to discuss a preventative care plan tailored to your pet.

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