Experiencing an Emergency?

During office hours, we are fully equipped and ready to help with all of your emergency and critical care needs. Urgent Care is available during normal business hours for existing clients and we will see your pet as soon as possible.

Please call ahead at (928) 505-6369 so we may prepare for your emergency.

We also handle emergencies after hours and please call us for instructions.

In Case of Emergency

Paws and Claws Animal Care
Get Directions | (928) 505-6369

Nearest Full-Service (24-Hour Staffed)
Emergency Veterinary Facility:

Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center
8650 West Tropicana Avenue, Suite B-107 
Las Vegas, Nevada 89147 

(702) 871-1152 


What is a Pet Emergency?

Ingestion of Common Toxins

  • Human food
  • Plants
  • Chocolate
  • Rat Poison & other pest chemicals (Flavors are added to attract)
  • Artificial Sweeteners & Sugar Free Gum (Xylitol)
  • Grapes & Raisins
  • Automotive Antifreeze (Sweet tasting to animals)
  • Vitamin D
  • Anti-Depressants
  • Stimulant Medications (e.g., for ADD/ADHD)
  • Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Illicit drugs

Trauma Wounds

  • Hit by cars
  • Fractures
  • Coyote Attacks
  • Cactus Spines
  • Dog Fights & Bite Wounds
  • Rattlesnake Bites
  • Lacerations/Wounds
  • Neurologic injury
  • Limping
  • Pain

Other Emergencies

  • Trouble breathing
  • Seizure
  • Bloated abdomen
  • Difficult Labor
  • Bleeding
  • Difficult urination
  • Collapse
  • Eye problems
  • Heatstroke
  • Vomiting/Diarrhea