Emergency Vet In Martin, TN

Looking for an emergency vet in Martin, TN? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Martin, TN

      VETERINARY HOME HEALTHCARE

      ADDRESS: 215 S Lindell Street, Martin TN 38237
      TEL: (731) 514-0797
      If you are looking for a veterinarian that will take time to listen to you and dedicate her attention and time to take care of your dog or cat – you are at the right place. We feel that it is very important to take the time to get to know your pet and their people in order to serve you in the best way possible!

      WEAKLEY COUNTY ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 110 Weldon Drive, Martin TN 38237
      TEL: (731) 587-5319
      Pets are part of the family, and at Weakley County Animal Clinic we treat every animal as if they were our own. Our veterinary team is dedicated to providing the most compassionate and effective care to each patient and client.

      HOOKS PET CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 296 Highway 431, Martin TN 38237
      TEL: (731) 587-3817
      We are a practice that provides wellness and emergency services for small animals. We offer wellness and emergency services, dental and surgical procedures, laser treatments, ultrasounds, digital x-rays, bathing, separate boarding facilities for cats and dogs, and much, much more!


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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.