Common Pet Toxins

Your pet’s inquisitive nature can be dangerous if they investigate a toxic substance. In 2022, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) experienced a 22 percent increase in calls over the prior year, assisting 401,550 animals across all 50 U.S. states. This jump in cases led to the APCC reaching the unfortunate milestone of 4 … Read more

Why Does My Dog Have Diarrhea?

Having a dog with diarrhea can be an upsetting and messy situation. Some diarrhea episodes resolve by themselves, while others can cause serious health problems for your pet. Our team at Madison Veterinary Emergency wants to provide information about dog diarrhea to ensure your dog gets the care they need if they are affected. Dog … Read more

Use H.E.A.T to Keep Your Pet Cool

When you are enjoying an icy cold drink while in a shaded, refreshingly cool swimming pool, the summer heat feels great. But, if you are out in the blazing sun, the heat can be absolutely brutal, especially for pets, who can quickly overheat and experience organ failure and death. Help your pet avoid a heat-related … Read more

Tales from the Triage: Real-Life Emergencies at Madison Veterinary Emergency in Alabama

As Emergency Veterinarians in Alabama, Dr. Hayles and Dr. Tucker have seen their fair share of emergencies in their career. From snake bites to chocolate ingestion, no two days are the same in the world of veterinary medicine. In this blog, we will share two memorable cases our vets have encountered in the Yellowhammer State … Read more