Emergency Vet Springfield, MO, Emergency Vet Clinic

Emergency Vet Care in Springfield, MO

When time is of the essence, an emergency vet in Springfield, MO is never more than a phone call away. At Spring Valley Veterinary Hospitals, our team members are always prepared to receive and treat patients with serious illnesses and injuries. We know that emergencies generally happen unexpectedly and when they do, immediate care is the only acceptable course of action.

If you are able, please contact our East or West hospitals prior to your arrival so we can get things ready for your pet’s treatment.

East Clinic: (417) 887-0898

West Clinic: (417) 831-2666

East Clinic: (417) 887-0898

West Clinic: (417) 831-2666

Reasons Why You Should Take Your Dog or Cat to an Emergency Vet Clinic

It is not always easy to recognize a health emergency, especially if it’s not something you’re expecting. However, certain signs and/or behaviors can indicate a serious medical issue requiring immediate attention. These include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chronic coughing/wheezing
  • Bleeding from the nose, ears, mouth, and/or rectum
  • Lameness or suspected broken bones
  • Pale gums
  • Lethargy
  • No eating or drinking in 24 hours
  • Vomiting/diarrhea for 24 hours or more
  • Irregular heart rhythm
  • Unable to walk or stand
  • Collapse
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Injury to one or both eyes
  • Heat stroke (lethargy, very high body temperature, drooling heavily)
  • Wobbly walking
  • Acting dazed and disoriented
  • Sitting with forehead pressed against the wall
  • Unable to urinate or pass stool
  • Abdomen feels hard and swollen

Don’t hesitate to contact our West or East location if you observe any of these signs in your pet. The sooner we can treat them, the better their chance of a full recovery.

Emergency Vet Springfield, MO

If Your Pet Needs Emergency Care After Hours

For after hours emergency care, we recommend your pet to a local emergency clinic with nighttime hours and 24-hour availability on weekends. See their contact information below.


Monday – Friday:
6:00 pm - 8:00 am

Saturday & Sunday:
Open 24 hours

Open ALL holidays

Emergency Vet Clinic Springfield, MO
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