Emergency Vet Care  in Mishawaka, IN

Emergency Vet Care in Mishawaka, IN

If your pet needs urgent care in Mishawaka or the surrounding areas, we can help. Our veterinary team is able to evaluate and treat a variety of cases, and we can recommend you and your pet to another facility if necessary for more specialized care.

Call us at (574) 256-1871 to alert us to your situation, and so we can prepare. Your pet will be seen immediately and triaged upon arrival.

Close up shot of a cute sad looking little dog, black French bulldog.

After-Hours Emergency Vets

If Lincolnway Veterinary Clinic is closed for the evening and your pet needs to see an emergency vet right away, please reach out to one of the emergency clinics listed below:

North Central Veterinary Emergency Center - Westville
1645 U.S. 421
Westville, IN
219-785-7300

North Central Veterinary Emergency Center - Mishawaka
5714 N Main St.
Mishawaka, IN
574-544-6200

VCA Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center of Kalamazoo
104 W Cork Street
Kalamazoo, MI
(269) 381-5228

NIVES
5818 S Maplecrest Road
Ft. Wayne, IN
260-426-1062

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency or Urgent Care in Mishawaka

If your pet is experiencing any of the following symptoms in Mishawaka it could mean that a serious health
problem is present and should be addressed immediately.

  • Not breathing or severe respiratory distress
  • No pulse/heartbeat
  • Unconscious or extreme lethargy
  • Bleeding from the nose, eyes and/or mouth
  • Object stuck in throat and/or choking
  • Sizable wounds or actively bleeding
  • Broken bone(s)
  • Actively seizing or had a seizure without warning
  • Unable to balance, walk or stand
  • Toxic ingestion such as:
    • Household cleaners
    • Antifreeze
    • Rat poison
    • Over the counter or prescription medications not prescribed to your pet
    • Toxic or poisonous food such as grapes, chocolate, gum with Xylitol, onion
    • Ingestion of any part of a lily plant for cats
  • Straining or unable to urinate, especially in male cats
  • Swollen or hard abdomen
  • Heat stroke symptoms such as:
    • Excessive panting
    • Increased heart rate
    • Staggering, acting dizzy
    • High rectal temperature
    • Bright red tongue
    • Red or pale gums
    • Weakness
    • Vomiting with blood
    • Diarrhea
  • Disorientation or bumping into things, seeming suddenly blind
  • 3 to 4 hour lapse between delivering newborn puppies or kittens
  • Uncontrollable vomiting or unable to eat for 24 hours
  • Unproductive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Hit by a car
  • Open mouth breathing in a cat