Emergency Veterinary Care
We provide emergency veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular hospital hours. Equine emergency care is available 24/7. If you are experiencing an equine emergency call us right away.
Daytime Emergency Care in Argyle
Contact Argyle Veterinary Hospital
Monday - Thursday: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
Friday: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm
Saturday: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Closed Sundays & Holidays
Call: (940) 464-3231
Emergency Veterinary Services
If you need an equine emergency vet in Argyle or the surrounding area contact us right away. Our equine vets are available 24/7 to provide urgent care to horses in need.
If your dog or cat is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, contact our office right away during our regular business hours, or the after-hours emergency pet hospital location above.
If your dog or cat is experiencing any of the following it's time to contact your emergency veterinarian: severe bleeding; obvious signs of pain; unusual anxiety; choking or breathing difficulties; severe lameness; seizures, staggering; bleeding from mouth, nose, or rectum; blood in urine; eye injuries; repeated vomiting or diarrhea; swallowing something they shouldn't; heatstroke; refusal to drink for more than 24 hours; or unconsiousness.
Our Argyle vets provide emergency care for horses both during our regular office hours and after hours. Common equine emergencies include (but are not limited to): colic, cuts, bites, choking, breathing difficulties, eye injuries, diarrhea, rectal tears, and foaling.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Argyle Veterinary Hospital.
- Do I need to call ahead?
Argyle Veterinary Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular hospital hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency animal hospital near Argyle shown above.
- When is your hospital open?
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
- Monday: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
- Tuesday: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
- Wednesday: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
- Thursday: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
- Friday: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Saturday: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
- Sunday: Closed
- What situations require emergency veterinary care?
The following situations are examples of common dog or cat emergencies that require immediate care include (but are not limited to):
- Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
- Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
- Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
- Fractured bones or severe lameness
- Seizures and/or staggering
- Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
- Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
- Injuries to the eye(s)
- Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
- Heat stress or heatstroke
- Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
Common equine emergencies include (but are not limited to):
- Breathing difficulties
- Eye injuries
- Rectal tears
- How long will we have to wait to see the vet?
Our Argyle animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
- What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Argyle Veterinary Hospital we provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
- What types of animals do you treat?
Our veterinarians are available to treat cats and dogs in need of emergency care during our regular business hours, and horses both during the day and after hours.