Pet Emergency

Emergency resources in Powell, OH

If you suspect your pet is having an emergency, please call us immediately at 614.389.6455 (press 1 for emergency) so we may direct you on the best course of action.

If outside of regular business hours, we recommend the following facilities:

Examples of an emergency may include:

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Central Ohio Veterinary Emergency (COVE)

585 Sunbury Rd
Delaware, OH 43015
Open 24/7

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The Ohio State
University Veterinary Medical Center

601 Vernon L. Tharp St
Columbus OH 43210
Open 8 am – midnight

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Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG)

3800 Tuller Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017
Open 24/7

  • Bleeding that does not stop
  • Bloated, distended, swollen or painful abdomen
  • Dilated pupils
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Falls, hit-by-cars, large wounds, broken bones
  • Inability to deliver puppies or kittens
  • Inability to urinate or defecate
  • Inflammation, swelling or other irritation to the eye
  • Ingestion of dangerous foods, poison, plants, bones or other materials
  • Loss of balance or consciousness
  • Pain
  • Penetrating wounds (especially in the chest or abdomen)
  • Seizures
  • Severe hives or itching
  • Staggering, stumbling, head-tilted, sudden blindness
  • Sudden, severe lameness
  • Vomiting or diarrhea with blood

If your pet has ingested poison, medication, plants, or other foreign substance
please call a Pet Poison Control Center immediately.

For after-hours Urgent Care (non-emergency),
please contact the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center in Dublin.

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The Ohio State
University Veterinary Medical Center

5020 Bradenton Ave
Dublin OH 43017

Mon – Fri: 4 pm – 11 pm
Sat, Sun & Holidays: 11 am – 11 pm

Examples of Urgent Care may include:

  • Coughing or sneezing
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Itching and allergic reactions
  • Eye, ear, and skin infections
  • Loss of appetite
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Mild lameness, limping, or general discomfort
  • Fracture assessments
  • Minor wounds and lacerations