Where Are You Located?


4901 Biddle Road,
Central Point, Oregon


(541) 282-7711


Triage

Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center Staff will prioritize patients based on the severity of condition. Patients will be seen by a Veterinarian in order of priority. There may be delays for Priority 2 and Priority 3 patients.

Priority 1

May survive if life saving measures are applied.

Examples

    • Road traffic accident
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Excessive bleeding
    • Paralysis
    • Heat-stroke
    • Open fracture
    • Poisoning
    • Collapse
    • Snake bite
    • Bloat
    • Actively seizuring
    • Allergic reactions

Priority 2

Likely to survive if care is given within hours

Examples

    • Closed fractures
    • Diarrhea
    • Actively vomiting
    • Bowel obstruction
    • Birthing difficulties
    • Urinary tract problems

Priority 3

Examples

    • Skin conditions
    • Lameness
    • Sore eyes/ears
    • Abscess
    • Minor wounds
    • Chronic diseases