Emergency Vet In Malvern, AR

Looking for an emergency vet in Malvern, AR? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Malvern, AR

      HUGHES ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 853 Henry Street, Malvern AR 72104
      TEL: (501) 337-7387
      Dr. Hughes originally opened Hughes Animal Hospital in Malvern in the fall of 1989. After practicing for 24 years he sold his clinic and worked as a relief veterinarian in surrounding counties for a few years. When the opportunity presented itself to return “home”, Dr.Hughes happily returned to practice in Malvern, opening a new clinic doing business as Hughes Animal Hospital again.

      PROVIDENCE VETERINARY CARE (MALVERN)

      ADDRESS: 632 MLK Boulevard, Malvern AR 72104
      TEL: (501) 332-7133
      At Providence Veterinary Care, we understand that your pets are part of your family! We also understand that every pet has unique needs. It is our goal to provide quality veterinary medicine that is tailored to best fit you and your pet. We can only achieve this through a quality trusting relationship that includes you, your pet, and our staff.


      ARKANSAS

      ARKADELPHIA  // BELLA VISTA // BENTON // BENTONVILLE // BRYANT // CABOT //
      CONWAY // EL DORADO // FAYETTEVILLE // FORT SMITH // HARRISON // HOPE  //
      HOT SPRINGS // HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE // JACKSONVILLE // JONESBORO // LITTLE ROCK //
      MALVERN // MOUNTAIN HOME // NORTH LITTLE ROCK // PARAGOULD // PINE BLUFF //
      ROGERS // RUSSELLVILLE // SEARCY // SHERWOOD // SILOAM SPRINGS // SPRINGDALE //
      TEXARKANA // VAN BUREN 

      We cover over 1,700 major cities across all 50 states

      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.