Our veterinary hospital provides emergency care for seriously ill exotic pets. The following are the conditions considered emergencies:

  • Severe lethargy, minimal stimulation response
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Bone fractures
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Seizure
  • Inability to urinate, hurtful noise while urinating (These can be signs of urinary stones that need to be treated immediately.)
  • Anorexia or negative changes in appetite

Please give us a call immediately at (732) 892-2220 if your pet is experiencing any of the above.

For after hours emergency needs:

Garden State Veterinary Specialists
1 Pine Street
Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Dr. Applegate and the staff of Nautilus work closely with the doctors and staff of GSVS to help prepare them for dealing with emergency conditions of exotic animals. In advanced or complicated cases, the emergency doctors of GSVS can consult Dr. Applegate by phone with questions, as needed.