Emergency Vets in Fort Mill, SC

Looking for an emergency vet in Fort Mill, SC? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

 


      List of Emergency Vets in Fort Mill, SC

      FORT MILL ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 240 Main Street, Fort Mill SC 29715
      TEL: (803) 547-2014
      If you live in Fort Mill or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Cory Ellis is a licensed SC veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

      URGENT VET

      ADDRESS: 870 Gold Hill Road, #102, Fort MIll SC 29708
      TEL: (803) 486-2550
      Our UrgentVet mission is simple: We want to be here for your pet when your primary care vet can’t. Our goal is to provide quick, convenient, affordable care 365 days a year. Think of us as urgent care for pets in Fort Mill, South Carolina. We’ll be there when you need us most.

      PALMETTO PET HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 3354 Highway 160 W, Fort Mill SC 29708
      TEL: (803) 547-8191
      Here at Palmetto Pet Hospital, we care about your pet’s well-being and treating their ailments in a timely manner. That’s why we offer emergency vet services during our normal business hours, whether it’s for trauma, toxicity, or something else. Please call us before coming to our hospital, if possible, so we can be best prepared to treat your pet. Emergency cases are seen on an immediate basis.
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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.