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Emergency & Urgent Care

During regular clinic hours, Green Trails Animal Clinic may be able to provide urgent care for cats and dogs. Please call ahead to ensure we are able to provide veterinary care for your pet.

(630) 369-9666  After Hour Emergency Vets

Daytime Urgent Vet Care

Contact Green Trails Animal Clinic

  • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday:08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Sunday:Closed

Call: (630) 369-9666

After-Hours Emergency Vet Care

If your pet is experiencing an emergency after our clinic is closed, contact one of the emergency veterinary hospitals listed below.

Contact VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital

OPEN: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Call: 630-963-0424

Contact VCA Aurora Animal Hospital

OPEN: 24 Hours

Call: 630-301-6100

Emergency Veterinary Services

If your pet is exhibiting any unusual symptoms or behaviors, please contact our office or the after-hours emergency pet hospital listed above right away.

In most emergencies, the dependable and compassionate team at Green Trails Animal Clinic provides veterinary care for pets. Animals are our passion, and we take pride in providing high-quality medical care when your pet is in desperate need.

Steps to Take In A Pet Emergency

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

  • Call Ahead If Possible - Call us as soon as possible during regular business hours. Call the emergency animal hospital listed above after hours to let them know you're on your way.
  • Follow Instructions Provided - When you call to let the emergency pet hospital know you're on your way, you may be given instructions on how to administer first aid or otherwise make your pet as comfortable as possible. Pay close attention to these instructions.
  • Remain Calm - Maintain your cool and be extra cautious around your pet. When an animal is in pain, he or she may bite or scratch anyone attempting to assist them.
  • Bring Your Pet In For Care - Do not put yourself at risk! Safely bring your pet to our Lisle veterinary clinic or the after-hours emergency vet location above.

Emergency FAQs

To learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Green Trails Animal Clinic, read through our most frequently asked questions below.

  • Do I need to call ahead?

    During our regular clinic hours, Green Trails Animal Clinic provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs. It's always best to contact us ahead of time if possible, but we understand that in an emergency, this isn't always possible.

    If we are unable to accommodate your pet's needs, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location listed above.

  • When is your clinic open?

    Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:

    • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Wednesday:08:00 am - 02:00 pm
    • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
    • Saturday:08:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Sunday:Closed

  • 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 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
  • How long will we have to wait to see the vet?

    Our Lisle animal hospital is similar to a human doctor's office in that it can be unpredictable, and you may have to wait.

    We don't know what cases we'll see or when they'll arrive. If possible, call ahead to see if we can provide emergency care for your dog or cat.

    If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule, we recommend that you visit the above-mentioned 24-hour animal emergency hospital.

  • What happens if my pet needs to stay in the hospital?

    Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Green Trails Animal Clinic we will refer you to one of the 24/7 hospitals listed above for overnight care.

  • What types of animals do you treat?

    Our emergency veterinarians are experienced with cats and dogs.

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New Patients Welcome

Green Trails Animal Clinic is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Lisle companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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