Pet Emergency Care

Picture Hills Pet Hospital offers quality emergency care during regular business hours.

Emergency Care Hours

Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Call Ahead

(816) 587-3300

While we understand you may not always be in a position to call in advance, if you are able to do so it will help our staff be prepared for your pet’s arrival, so the animal gets needed medical care that much quicker.

Emergency Care:

  • Pale gums
  • Rapid or difficulty breathing
  • Weak or rapid pulse
  • Change in body temperature
  • Difficulty standing
  • Apparent paralysis
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Not eating or drinking for more than two days
  • Chocking
  • Bloating
  • Fall from a height
  • Difficulty giving birth
  • Serious trauma
  • Excessive or hard-to-control bleeding

Additional Resources

If your pet has an emergency outside of our business hours, we recommend the following veterinary hospital(s):

MU Veterinary Center

8141 N Oak Trafficway,
Kansas City, MO 64118

(816) 455-5430


Monday: 6pm – 8pm
Tuesday: 6pm – 12am
Wednesday: 6pm – 12am
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 6pm – 12am
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: 12am – 8pm

Blue Pearl Overland Park

139 NE 91 St, Kansas City,
MO 64155

(816) 759-5016


Monday: 8am – 12am
Tuesday: 8am – 12pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 12am
Saturday: 8am – 12am
Sunday: 8am – 12am

If you think your pet has eaten something poisonous:

Call us at (843) 272-8121 immediately! If after hours, contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s 24-hour hotline at (888) 426-4435. Trained toxicologists will consider the age and health of your pet, what was ingested, and then make a recommendation about what action should be taken