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Foxmoor Veterinary Clinic


Our hospital provides emergency care during their normal business hours. If possible, please call us in advance at (630) 851-1312 so we can prepare for your visit.

If you have an emergency after hours, we recommend the VCA Aurora EMERGENCY hospital located at 2600 W Galena Blvd Aurora, IL 60506.

What to Expect at VCA Aurora EMERGENCY

VCA Aurora Animal Hospital provides 24-hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

If you feel that your pet is having an emergency, please call at (630) 301-6100 or come in immediately, located at 2600 West Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506.

We ask your understanding as our Emergency and Critical Care Department is experiencing an unprecedented large caseload, which is resulting in excessive wait times. Pets with a life-threatening condition will receive priority care.

Recognizing An Emergency: Seek medical attention immediately if your pet exhibits any of the following symptoms

  • Trauma (motor vehicle accident, animal attacks, falls)

  • Problems with eyes or eyesight

  • Suspected broken bones

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Collapse, weakness, and/or the inability to support weight or stand up

  • Seizures (lasting more than 2 minutes or multiple seizures within a 24 hour period)

  • Straining or unable to urinate

  • Difficulty or pain while defecating

  • Bleeding from the eyes, nose, mouth and/or blood in vomit, urine or feces

  • Excessive vomiting/diarrhea (particularly if lasting more than 24 hours)

  • Not eating/drinking for more than 24 hours

  • Pain (whining, panting, inability to get comfortable, arching back)

  • Distended and/or hard abdomen and/or retching/vomiting attempts

  • Ingestion of household chemicals (soap, drain cleaner, potpourri, essential oils)

  • Ingestion of human or other pet's medications

  • Ingestion of foreign object(s)

  • Ingestion of chocolate, grapes, raisins, sugar-free products containing xylitol, rat/mouse bait, garlic, rodenticides, petroleum products, and/or antifreeze

  • Heat stroke

  • Difficulty delivering puppies/kittens (active contractions with no birth within 60 minutes or more than 4 hours between deliveries)