< Abell Animal Hospital | If your Pet is Having an Emergency


If you suspect an emergency, call us during our office hours. Go directly to the emergency clinic during after hours.

Examples of emergencies:

  • Trauma
  • Shock
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Not eating/drinking
  • Seizures, change in mental status/behavior
  • Severe lethargy
  • Cuts/bleeding (internal/external)
  • Pain or discomfort
  • Pale or discolored gums, tongue or skin
  • Hyperthermia or hypothermia
  • Abdominal distension or bloating
  • Fainting
  • Allergic reactions
  • Eye injuries
  • Toxins/poisons
  • Straining to urinate/defecate
  • Discolored or abnormal urination/defecation
  • Vomiting/diarrhea
  • Sudden collapse or weakness
  • Fractures/dislocations
  • Trouble giving birth
  • Paralysis
  • Any time you are in doubt!
  • Call us during normal business hours.

    Call Chicago Veterinary after business hours.

    Animal Hospital in Chicago, Park Ridge, Niles, Lincolnwood, Norridge and Harwood Heights.

    Our doctors and staff are available to provide emergency medical care for your pet during our normal office hours. In the event of an emergency during normal business hours, please call us as soon as possible.  This allows our staff to assess your pet’s condition, prepare for your arrival and to provide prompt medical attention to you and your pet. 

    Abell Animal Hospital
    During normal business hours: 773-631-6727

    If your pet needs emergency medical care outside of our regular business hours, please contact Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services.

    Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services
    After business hours: 773-281-7110

    Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services
    3123 N. Clybourn Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois

    Open 24 hours
    Seven days a week
    365 days a year

    CLICK HERE to go directly to Chicago Veterinary Emergency Services website.

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