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Emergency Services

Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital provides emergency veterinary care for cats, dogs and exotic pets by appointment only during our regular clinic hours.

(704) 664-4087

Daytime Emergency Care

Contact Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital

We offer emergency services by appointment only. Please call us before coming to our hospital. 

(704) 664-4087

  • Monday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Friday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

After Hours Emergency Care

If you have an emergency or urgent care need after regular business hours, please visit one of the following emergency veterinary clinics:

Emergency & Urgent Care Veterinary Services

If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, call our office right away, or call one of the after-hours emergency pet hospital locations above. 

The reliable and compassionate team at Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital offers veterinary care for pets in most emergencies. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.

  • Call Ahead - During regular business hours call us right away. After hours, call the emergency animal hospital listed above to let them know you are on the way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call us, we may provide instructions provide to help you apply first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable as possible. Follow these instructions carefully.
  • Remain Calm - Remain calm and be extra careful around your pet. When an animal is in pain they often react negatively towards anyone trying to help and could bite or scratch.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Safely bring your pet to our Mooresville animal hospital during your scheduled appointment time or go to one of the after-hours emergency vet locations above.

Emergency FAQs

Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    Yes, please call us before coming to our hospital. 

    Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care by appointment only during our regular clinic hours. 

    If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit one of the after-hours emergency vet locations shown above. 

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases by appointment only during our regular business hours:

    • Monday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
    • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Thursday: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
    • Friday: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
    • Saturday: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Sunday: Closed
    Please call us to schedule an emergency appointment before coming to our hospital. 

  • What situations require emergency veterinary care?

    The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:

    • Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop
    • Obvious signs of pain or extreme anxiety
    • Choking, difficulty breathing, or continuous coughing/gagging
    • Fractured bones or severe lameness
    • Seizures and/or staggering
    • Bleeding from the nose, mouth, rectum, or blood in the urine
    • Inability to urinate or pass feces, or pain associated with urinating or passing feces
    • Severe vomiting or diarrhea; 2+ episodes in 24-hours
    • Injuries to the eye(s)
    • Your pet has ingested something poisonous (such as antifreeze, xylitol, chocolate, rodent poison, etc.)
    • Heat stress or heatstroke
    • Refusal to drink for 24 hours or more
    • Unconsciousness
  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital we provide overnight care for animals in need.

    While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our veterinarians can handle urgent care situations for cats, dogs, and exotic pets such as birds, reptiles, and small mammals. 

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New Patients Welcome

Lake Norman at Mooresville Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our veterinarians are passionate about improving the health of cats, dogs and exotic pets. Book your pet's first appointment today.

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(704) 664-4087