Emergency Vet In Anniston, AL

Looking for an emergency vet in Anniston, AL? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Anniston, AL

      ANIMAL MEDICAL CENTER (ANNISTON)

      ADDRESS: 719 Quintard Avenue, Anniston, AL 36201
      TEL: (256) 236-8387
      VCA Animal Medical Center of NE Alabama is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility serving birds, cats, dogs, exotics, pocket pets, rabbits, and reptiles in Anniston, Jacksonville, Oxford, Lincoln, and Talladega, Alabama. We have a veterinarian and a veterinary assistant on site 24 hours a day.

      ANNISTON VETERINARY CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 1029 S. Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201
      TEL: (256) 236-8269
      Our skilled veterinary team has a genuine, caring concern for your canine and feline family members.

      GREENBRIER ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 725 Greenbrier Dear Road, Anniston, AL 36207
      TEL: (256) 237-9585
      Greenbrier Animal Clinic is proud to serve the Anniston, AL area for everything pet-related. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by William Brom, who is a licensed, experienced Anniston veterinarian.

      ROLLING HILLS VETERINARY SERVICES

      ADDRESS: 9916 US Highway 78E, Anniston, AL 36207
      TEL: (256) 831-1101
      Welcome to Rolling Hills Veterinary Services, PC established July 20, 1998. We are a full service mixed veterinary hospital set in the rolling hills of the Cheaha Mountains in East Central Alabama.


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      Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

      Has your pet experienced some kind of trauma and in need in emergency care? Here are some of the signs to look when determining whether your pet needs an emergency vet:

      • Pale gums
      • Rapid breathing
      • Weak or rapid pulse
      • Change in body temperature
      • Difficulty standing
      • Apparent paralysis
      • Loss of consciousness
      • Seizures
      • Excessive bleeding

      How To Handle Your Injured Pet

      It is possible that your pet can act aggressively when they’ve been injured. It’s important to be careful how you handle them for their safety and your own.

      For Dogs:

      • Be calm and go slow when approaching.
      • If your dog appears aggressive, get someone to help you.
      • Fashion a makeshift stretcher and carefully lift your dog onto it.
      • Support their neck and back as you move them in case of spinal injuries.

      For Cats:

      • Cover your cats head gently with a towel, to prevent them from biting you.
      • Very carefully, lift your cat into its carrier or a box.
      • Support their neck and back as you move them in case of spinal injuries.

      First Aid Treatment At Home

      Depending on the situation, there are some actions you can take at home to stabalize your pet before transporting them to an emergency vet.

      Bleeding:

      • If your pet is bleeding externally due to a trauma, apply pressure to the wound quickly and hold it there.
      • If possible, elevate the injury.

      Choking:

      • If your pet is choking on a foreign object, put your fingers in their mouth and try to remove the blockage.
      • If you’re unable to remove the blockage, perform a modified version of the Heimlich manouver by giving a sharp blow to their chest.

      CPR:

      • If your pet is unconcious and unresponsive, you may need to perform CPR.
      • First, check if your pet is breathing and if they have a heartbeat. If you cannot find either, start chest compressions.
      • Perform 30 chest compressions followed by two rescue breaths. Repeat this until your pet starts breathing on their own again.
      • To give a rescue breath, close your pets mouth and extend their neck to open the airway. Place your mouth over your pets nose and exhale until you see your pets chest rise.
      • Check for a heartbeat every 2 minutes.
      • Continue giving your pet CPR until you reach an emergency vet.