If you have a concern with your pet, call me in the first instance for advice on 07410 411461.

If I am not available, call Medivet Leamington Guy veterinary hospital in Leamington Spa on 01926 423161.  They have hospitalisation facilities with an on-site laboratory, diagnostic imaging suite and operating theatre.  There is a vet on-call for emergencies 24/7.  Always call the practice first to arrange an appointment.  Current consultation charges are £43.73 for normal hours (8.30am-7pm Monday-Friday and 8.30am-4pm Saturdays), £96.52 for Sunday or bank holiday day time or £171.25 for out of hours consultations.

If you are registered with another veterinary practice, they should be your best port of call.

Problems which will need emergency veterinary attention at a clinic include (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Ingestion of toxic substance (e.g. chocolate, rat/mouse poison, raisins, human medications)
  • A single seizure lasting more than 3-5 minutes or several seizures without full recovery between.
  • Severe, profuse bleeding – pressure should be applied to any wound for 2 minutes.  If bleeding continues the wound should be covered with a dressing if possible and the animal taken to your veterinary surgery immediately.
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Severe trauma
  • Severe bloody diarrhoea
  • Severe vomiting
  • Sudden onset bloating of abdomen
  • Paralysis of limbs