Emergency Vet In Centennial, CO

Looking for an emergency vet in Centennial, CO? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Centennial, CO

      CRITTER CARE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 12201 E. Arapahoe Road, Suite B16, Centennial CO 80112
      TEL:(720) 961-8550
      Everyone at Critter Care is Fear Free Certified. This means we will always work with your critter’s emotional well-being in mind. We will carefully assess their fear, anxiety and stress levels and do our best to make their vet visit a pleasant experience.

      HOMESTEAD ANIMAL HOSPITAL (CENTENNIAL)

      ADDRESS: 6900 S Holly Circle, Centennial CO 80112
      TEL: (303) 771-7350
      Homestead Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our veterinarians have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care.

      COMPANION ANIMAL VETERINARY HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 8205 S. Holly Street, Centennial CO 80122
      TEL:(303) 779-5525
      Our Veterinarians and Certified Veterinary Technicians, located in Centennial, Colorado are committed to delivering the highest quality veterinary medical care available in a gentle and compassionate environment. The combined experience of our three veterinarians represents over 67 years of service to the profession.


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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.