Emergency Vets in Commerce City, CO

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

 


      List of Emergency Vets in Commerce City, CO

      VETERINARY CENTER AT TURNBERRY

      ADDRESS: 12303 E. 104th Place, #101, Commerce City CO 80022
      TEL:(720) 583-1730
      Welcome to Veterinary Center at Turnberry. We are a full service animal hospital providing comprehensive healthcare services to pets in Reunion, Commerce City, Fronterra, Turnberry and the greater North East Denver area. Our veterinarian, Dr. Enos offers a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services in our veterinary clinic. We provide complete care for our patients.

      PETS R US COMMERCE CITY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 10290 Idalia Street, Commerce City CO 80022
      TEL:(303) 288-4955
      At Pets R Us Commerce City Animal Hospital, we want to make trips to the vet a positive, stress-free experience for everyone. We always go the extra mile to make our patients and our clients feel safe, comfortable and right at home. Whether it’s gentle handling for nervous pets or how easy we are to talk to, you’ll experience the difference right away.

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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 stabilize 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 maneuver by giving a sharp blow to their chest.

      CPR:

      • If your pet is unconscious 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.