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State Street Animal Clinic

Emergency & Urgent Care

Call Us at (815) 544-0751

If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us. If the clinic is closed please call the Animal Emergency Clinic of Rockford at 815-229-7791.

We do not accept walk-ins.

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually, an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such as rat bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergent treatment do not hesitate to call our clinic.

Some of the most common pet emergencies experienced in Belvidere, IL are:

  • Continuous coughing

  • Crying out in pain

  • Distended, “bloated” abdomen (GDV)

  • Difficulty with labor/delivery

  • Excessive bleeding

  • Extreme lethargy

  • Frostbite, hypothermia

  • Heat exhaustion or stroke

  • Labored breathing

  • Lameness in any limb or dragging of the back legs

  • Pale gums – which is often seen with internal bleeding or anemia

  • Rapid heart rate

  • Poisoning or toxin ingestion

  • Vomiting or diarrhea more than two or three times

  • Vaginal discharge

  • Squinting, bulging, or painful eyeballs

  • Straining to urinate or defecate

  • Trauma – hit by car, fall, involved in a fight

  • Tremors or seizures