New Albany


Primary Location

(812) 920-0532

Emergency Services

  • The life of a veterinarian is about providing the best preventive and wellness care as well as ensuring that your pets are supported by the best emergency care possible.

    During our regular business hours, Latimer Animal Hospital's staff are available to help guide you with decisions regarding your pet's symptoms.

    For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, please call the associates of Blue Pearl at (502) 244-3036 or Metropolitan Veterinary Services at (502) 266-7007.

    When Should I Seek Emergency Care for My Pet?

    The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  •  Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Unable to urinate or defecate
  • Unresponsive
  • Hit by car

    If ever there is a time that you are unsure, feel free to call and speak with the staff and we can help guide you in deciding if you need to bring your pet in.


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