In addition to injuries, a pet can become sick and require a checkup to determine the cause. There are some symptoms that signify an emergency visit is required. If your pet is vomiting or has diarrhea constantly, there is a chance it has eaten something poisonous. If your pet is lethargic or non-responsive, heat stroke or an internal injury may be to blame. Seizures, disorientation, difficulty breathing, bloating of the abdominal area or crying out in pain are some symptoms that mean a trip to our veterinary practice for an emergency assessment is best.