Emergency Vet in Portage, IN

If you're having a medical pet emergency, please bring them into our clinic for immediate care. The Coyne team in Portage has the skills and equipment needed to handle emergency cases, and your urgent needs will always take priority. Additionally, our technicians can stay at the clinic with your pet overnight to provide critical care. You and your pet deserve the best veterinary medicine, especially in times of dire need, and we aim to exceed all your expectations at every level, including emergency vet care.

Please see the list below for signs that your pet could be having an emergency. You can call us at (219) 763-3311 or bring your pet in right away for treatment.

bulldog at our hospital

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

It can be difficult to determine when your pet needs urgent medical care, as some signs are subtle and may go unnoticed. Keep an eye out for the following signs that likely mean your companion needs immediate pet emergency care:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Disorientation
  • Pale or white gums
  • Unconsciousness
  • Unable to stand
  • Vomiting/diarrhea for over 24 hours
  • Blood with vomit, urination or bowel movement
  • Injury to eye(s)
  • Hard, swollen abdomen
  • Straining to urinate (cats)
  • Gagging
  • Little to no heartbeat
  • Ingested a toxic substance
  • Seizures
  • Shows signs of severe pain
  • Possible broken bones
  • 3-4 hours between kitten/puppy delivery

After Hours Emergency Care

If your pet is in need of emergency medical care outside of our business hours, please contact one of North Central Veterinary Emergency Center's two locations. Their clinics are open 24/7 and handle any urgent needs. Call ahead if possible so they can prep for your arrival.

(P) (219) 881-1600
(F) (219) 595-5730
2427 Ridge Road
Highland, IN 46322

(P) (219) 785-7300
(F) (219) 785-7314
1645 U.S. 421
Westville, IN 46391