Is it an Emergency

If you pet has any of these symptoms, call IMMEDIATELY



Inability to Breathe

Noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath

Bleeding Won't Stop

From any part of the body. Apply pressure and contact us immediately!

Inability to Urinate or Appears Constipated

But repeatedly tries


Severe, Continuous with no relief

Vomiting, Diarrhea

Continually, or with the Appearance of Blood

Loss of Balance or Consciousness

Includes tremors, coma, staggering, blindness, fainting


Continual scratching, biting, self-mutilation

Penetrating Wounds

Any place, but especially chest or abdomen


Bring the container or commercial name and chemical name to the us with your pet


Continual pain and/or total lameness

Hit by Car


Heat or Chemicals – Go immediately to the vet hospital

If your pet has any of these symptoms, call to make an appointment forTODAY



Difficulty Breathing

With or Without Coughing. Eats and Drinks, but Not Frantic

Vomiting or Diarrhea

Without Blood; No Pain; No Unusual Contents in the Liquid

Sudden Lameness

No apparent cause

Swallowed an Object

Even if you THINK your pet swallowed something

Severe Itching

With possible self-mutilation

Strange Odor

Usually a disagreeable smell, from any part of the body

If your pet has any of these symptoms, it is safe to wait OVERNIGHT




Mild to Moderate; No Skin Damage; Not Continuous

Vomiting or Diarrhea

Without Blood; No Foreign Material; No Pain, Not Continuous


Little to No Pain; No Discomfort in Walking; Not Continuous

Thirst or Urination

Excessive Drinking and/or Elimination of Urine with No Blood, No Pain, No Straining or Discomfort; No Bloody Appearance to the Urine

Loss of Appetite

Skipped one main meal, but no other signs of illness

Most Skin Problems

Here at CRESCENT FALLS VETERINARY HOSPITAL, our priority will ALWAYS be the health and well being of your furry family members.

If you should have any emergency arise outside of business hours, please call 250-545-8200.

This puts you directly in touch with a veterinarian who can immediately address your pet’s concerns.



Yes, even the veterinarian's pet's need care too.  Both dogs had their paws bandaged the previous week for a different issue and then they tangled with a porcupine!

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  • "Finding a superb vet was a priority for our 13 year old Collie, Braidie. We were extremely fortunate to discover Dr. Ringness who is deeply caring and supportive of her patients and their humans. She explains treatment options clearly and works with us. The best testimony is that Braidie, a “frequent flyer” at Crescent Falls Vet Hospital, used to be afraid at other clinics, but now she waltzes confidently through the door to be greeted by the friendly, relaxed, efficient Staff."
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