Emergency Vets in East Hartford, CT

Looking for an emergency vet in East Hartford, CT? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

 


      List of Emergency Vets in East Hartford, CT

      VCA ANIMAL HOSPITAL OF EAST HARTFORD

      ADDRESS: 334 Silver Lane, East Hartford CT 06118
      TEL:(860) 569-1066
      Welcome to VCA Animal Hospital of East Hartford serving the cities of East Hartford, Hartford, Glastonbury, Manchester and Wethersfield. We look forward to welcoming you, your dog and your cat. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. In fact, when you come in, you’ll see exactly why our veterinarian is praised for his kind and thorough care. We’ll give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an exam. We’ll also carefully track the course of your pet’s care, which is so important to your pet’s long-term health.

      VET FOR PET ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 765 Main Street, East Hartford CT 06108
      TEL:(860) 216-5342
      We’re a full-service veterinary hospital providing affordable and accessible medical care for dogs, cats and rabbits in the East Hartford area. Founded in 2014, our veterinary practice is dedicated to offering everything your pet may need -from annual wellness exams to senior pet care.

      EAST HARTFORD ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 109 Connecticut Boulevard, East Hartford CT 06108
      TEL:(860) 282-8989
      The East Hartford Animal Clinic was established in 1988, by Dr. Wilfredo Barrios. Dr Barrios attended the University of Mexico where he received a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1983. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as well as the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). In addition to dogs and cats, Dr. Barrios enjoys working with and treating ferrets, birds, reptiles, rabbits, rodents, and guinea pigs. Dr. Barrios’s special interest is ferret preventative medicine and surgery. Among his many ferret patients, he treats all of the shelter and foster ferrets owned by the Ferret Association of Connecticut (F.A.C.T.).
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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.