Emergency Vet In Bartlett, TN

Looking for an emergency vet in Bartlett, TN? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Bartlett, TN

      FAMILY VETERINARY PRACTICE

      ADDRESS: 5712 Stage Road, Bartlett TN 38134
      TEL: (901) 385-8387
      We are a full service hospital serving the Bartlett and Memphis area since 1965. Our Christian doctors work hard to offer the highest quality medical care possible, and our staff is dedicated to meeting your and your pet’s needs.

      HILLCREST ANIMAL HOSPITAL (BARTLETT)

      ADDRESS: 6207 Stage Road, Bartlett TN 38134
      TEL: (901) 377-2244
      We are a full service animal hospital and boarding facility in Bartlett, Tennessee. We offer the finest veterinary care for cats and dogs in the greater Memphis area.

      WOLFCHASE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 3015 Germantown Road, Bartlett TN 38133
      TEL: (901) 371-9653
      Wolfchase Animal Hospital is a fully equipped hospital for the treatment of domestic animals. Because your pet is an important member of your family, we encourage routine physical examinations and preventative health care to keep your pet in the best condition possible.


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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.