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Urgent Pet Care of Savannah is now open!

We are now open providing after-hours and weekend veterinary emergency care to Savannah and the surrounding areas.  We are a full service veterinary emergency hospital and offer comprehensive medical exams, digital X-ray, ultrasound, in-house bloodwork and urinalysis, surgical and medical treatments, out-patient care, end-of life care, medical boarding/hospitalization. 

Our experienced team is excited to help your pet feel better!  If you are not sure if your pet needs medical attention or have a question, please give us a call at 912-200-3985.

Dog Bite Wounds: When to Seek Veterinary Care and What to Expect

Why are dog bite wounds so bad?

Dog bite wounds can be very serious because the bacteria in a dog’s mouth can cause infection. Additionally, the force of a dog’s bite can cause significant tissue damage, resulting in a larger wound that can take longer to heal. The risk of infection increases if the wound is left untreated.  If an abscess forms, the patient may need to be sedated for wound flushing and surgical debridement.

What should I do if my dog is bitten by another dog?

If your dog is bitten by another dog, it is important to seek veterinary care as soon as possible. In addition to treating any wounds, your vet may recommend a course of antibiotics to reduce the risk of infection. Your vet may also recommend that your dog receive a rabies vaccine, depending on the circumstances of the bite and the risk of exposure.

What if my dog needs surgery for a bite wound?

If your dog needs surgery for a bite wound, your vet will discuss the best treatment plan for your pet. Surgery may be necessary to repair damage to the skin or underlying tissue, or to remove any foreign objects from the wound. In some cases, stitches or staples may be used to close the wound. Your vet will discuss the best course of treatment for your pet’s specific situation.

What if my dogs bite wound is not healing after trying antibiotics?

If your dog’s bite wound is not healing after trying antibiotics, your vet may recommend further treatment. This may include additional antibiotics and/or wound care. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair the wound or remove any foreign objects from the area. Your vet will discuss the best course of treatment for your pet’s specific situation.

Uncovering Common Allergic Reactions in Dogs: What You Need to Know

What are the most common allergic reactions in dogs? 

Allergic reactions in dogs can be caused by a variety of things such as food allergies, flea allergies, environmental allergies, and contact allergies. Some of the more common signs of allergies in dogs include itching, redness, swelling, hair loss, secondary skin infections, and coughing. If you think your dog may be having an allergic reaction, it is best to contact your veterinarian for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Treatment for allergic reactions can vary depending on the type of allergy, but may include antihistamines, steroids, and special diets. In some cases, your veterinarian may recommend allergy testing to determine what is causing the allergy. 

What are some causes of environmental allergies? 

Some causes of environmental allergies include pollen, dust mites, molds, and certain foods. Other environmental causes may include certain cleaning products, fabric softeners, and smoke. In addition, certain breeds of dogs may be more prone to environmental allergies than others. 

What breeds of dogs have the most allergies? 

The breeds of dogs that are most prone to allergies include Terriers, Retrievers, Schnauzers, Bulldogs, and Pugs. Additionally, flat-faced breeds such as Pugs and Bulldogs are especially prone to airway and skin allergies. 

What are the common food allergies? 

Common food allergies in dogs include chicken, beef, dairy, eggs, corn, wheat, and soy. Other food allergies may include fish, lamb, and other proteins. If your dog is experiencing any type of reaction to a particular food, it is best to consult your veterinarian for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.

If your dog is experiencing an allergic reaction, or any emergency medical situation, Urgent PetCare of Savannah is here to help. We understand that many pets and their parents are nervous and worried when they have a medical emergency.

We provide after-hours veterinary care for Savannah’s pets, vets, and pet people. We are excited to provide after-hours veterinary care for Savannah’s Pets, Vets, and Pet People. Our experienced staff will assess your pet’s symptoms and communicate a clear plan to diagnose and treat your companion.


Our mission is to provide quality after hours veterinary urgent care to Savannah & the surrounding areas.

EMERGENCY? CALL: 912.200.3985

About us

Locally and privately owned Urgent Pet Care of Savannah is the area’s newest after-hours, full-service animal hospital. Owner and veterinarian, Justin Goldberg and veterinarian spouse, Stuart Goldberg have combined their individual 12 years of emergency practice and 10 years of general practice to enhance client and patient care in an emergency setting.We will approach your pet’s problem, big or small, with attention to individual client and patient needs. You can hold us to our promise to treat pets, pet parents, and our colleagues with respect and responsive communication.

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11102 Abercorn Street
Unit A
Savannah, GA 31419

We are conveniently located on Abercorn Street at the end of the Truman Parkway. Look for us next door to B&D Burgers in front of Lowe’s.

Our Services

We provide comprehensive exams, laboratory and imaging diagnostics, surgery, and overnight hospitalization for your pets. As a walk-in urgent care hospital, no appointment is necessary. Feel free to call ahead to let us know you are coming or have your primary veterinarian refer you for after hours care. Critical patients will be triaged immediately, and we strive to be efficient and minimize wait time.

Common Emergencies
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Coughing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Pain/limping
  • eye emergencies
  • allergic reactions
  • snake bite
  • bite wounds
  • blood in stool/urine
  • hit by car/trauma
  • surgery
  • urinary problems
  • coughing sneezing

We are a walk-in
Veterinary Urgent Care.
No appointment needed!

EMERGENCY? CALL: 912.200.3985

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