Have a Pet Emergency? Call (618) 529-2236

It is very difficult to determine medical conditions, patient stability and treatment options or fees by phone (without an examination). If you are concerned for any reason, please call in advance and have your pet examined as soon as possible.

For your convenience, Lakeside Veterinary Hospital’s Carbondale location is open 7 days a week and is happy to help you and your pet in an emergency any time from 12pm – 12am!

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Meet our highly-trained emergency veterinarians and technicians have passion for providing high-quality, compassionate care. With our team of emergency veterinarians who are available 7 days a week, your pet can receive quality emergency care when they need it the most.

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What is an emergency?

The following are considered true emergencies until proper evaluation is attained:

Trauma (hit by vehicle, falling, drowning, electrocution or burns)

Active Bleeding

Difficulty Breathing or Swallowing


Severe Lethargy

Sudden Collapse or Weakness

Abdominal Distention or Bloating

Pain or Discomfort

Pale or Discolored Gums, Tongue or Skin



Excessive Coughing

Discharge from the Eyes, Nose or Genitals

Discolored or Abnormal Urination

Excessive Vocalizing, Whimpering or Howling

Abnormal Body Temperature

Surgical Complications

Chewing or Removal of Sutures, Bandages, Splints or Drains

Not Eating or Drinking


Emergencies are handled out of our Lakeside Veterinary Hospital in Carbondale.

If you believe you are experiencing an emergency, call our Lakeside Carbondale location right away: (618) 529-2236

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