American Animal Hospital Association
AVMA: American Veterinay Medical Association
Angie's List Super Service Award
Cat Friendly Practice
Fear Free
American Animal Hospital Association

We provide emergency care during office hours

If you have a pet emergency, please head to our office (See Map).  If you are able to call on the way, we can be better prepared to receive your pet, often meeting you in the parking lot with a stretcher.

Michigan City Animal Hospital
Phone: (219) 872-4191

View Map 2525 E. Michigan Blvd.
Michigan City, IN 46360

After Hours

For emergency after hour care, please contact the North Central Veterinary Emergency Clinic (NCVEC) located in Westville, IN on the campus of Purdue University North Central.

We work very closely with the emergency clinic.  Immediately following your emergency visit, NCVEC will pass your pet's case file back to us so we are fully in-the-loop of your pet's situation.  Any followup visits and monitoring will be conducted back at our hospital.

Phone: (219) 785-7300
Address: View Map 1645 US Hwy 421
Westville, IN 46391

Emergency Clinic at Purdue North Central

Pet Poison Helpline

(800) 213-6680

Common Human Meds that Poison Pets

NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, naproxen)

May develop serious stomach and intestinal ulcers and kidney failure.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

One tablet may cause damage to a cat's red blood cells or liver failure in dogs.

Antidepressants (Effexor, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro)

Overdose can lead to neurological problems such as sedation, incoordination, tremors and seizures.

ADD and ADHD medications (Concerta, Adderall, Ritalin)

Pets can have life threatening tremors, seizures, high temperature, and heart problems

Benzodiazepines and Sleep Aids

50% of dogs become agitated and slowed breathing.  Cats can have liver failure

Birth Control Drugs

Large quantities can cause bone marrow suppression

Blog Editor Login