Emergency Vet in Lake Zurich, IL


Pet emergencies are unexpected and scary, but Companion Animal Hospital Lake Zurich is here to help you and your pet. If you even suspect that your pet might be having an emergency, don’t hesitate to call us at (847) 438-3750. Our team can help you determine if the situation warrants urgent care and make sure your pet gets the care they need. Your pet could be having an emergency if they are showing any of the following signs:

  • Labored breathing and/or heavy panting
  • Prolonged diarrhea or vomiting
  • No drinking or eating
  • Unable to stand or walk
  • Heatstroke or elevated temperature
  • Fast or irregular heart beat
  • Lethargy
  • Pale or white gums
  • Seizures
  • Foaming at the mouth
  • Broken bones (or possible broken bones)
  • Bite and/or puncture wounds
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Choking
  • Unconsciousness

In the event that our vet is not available to provide immediate care, we will provide you with options to ensure that your pet is seen as soon as possible by an emergency veterinarian.

ASPCA Poison Control: (888) 426-4435

Our Emergency Referral Practices

In certain situations, we may recommend you take your pet to one of our emergency referral hospitals. Their staff will communicate with ours and vice versa in order to provide your pet with the care that they need.

1515 E. Busch Parkway
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Phone: (847) 459-7535
Fax: (847) 808-8900

1810 E. Belvidere Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030

Phone: (847) 548-5300
Fax: (847) 726-8991

Phone: (855) 764-7661

The Pet Poison Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day with qualified professionals to help educate and inform pet owners about the dangers of certain foods and household substances, and how to keep their companions safe. Callers will be charged a consultation fee and receive a specific case number to give their veterinarian access to various suggested treatment options.