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Lake Street Animal Hospital

Emergency Veterinarian

If you think that your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, please call us immediately. After hours when the hospital is closed and you have an emergency, we refer clients to:

Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency

1050 Bonaventure Dr.

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Phone: (847) 584-0200

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Thrive Pet Healthcare Specialists

2700 W. Higgin Rd.

Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Phone: (618) 495-5010

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Some Signs of Illness Requiring Immediate Veterinary Attention Include:

  • Frequent Vomiting or Retching

  • Frequent Bouts of Diarrhea or Straining

  • Difficulty Breathing (heavy or shallow)

  • Bloated or Distended Abdomen

  • Hyperthermia (heat stroke) or Hypothermia (low body temperature)

  • Straining to Urinate and/or Blood in Urine

  • Convulsions or Seizures

  • Any Trauma (hit by a car, falling out of a window, a fight with another animal)

  • Injury or Irritation to the Eyes

  • Exposure to Poison or Toxic Chemicals

  • Inability to Deliver Puppies or Kittens

  • Burns , Lacerations or Bleeding Wounds