Emergency Vet In Milwaukie, OR

Looking for an emergency vet in Milwaukie, OR? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Milwaukie, OR

      LINWOOD ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 6135 SE King Road, Milwaukie OR 97222
      TEL: (503) 774-3363
      Linwood Animal Clinic has become known around the Milwaukie and Happy Valley communities as a veterinarian that puts people and pets first. We are proud of our state-of-the-art facility, innovative treatment options, and most importantly the personal connection we share with our clients and patients.

      GLADSTONE VETERINARY CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 18420 SE McLoughlin Boulevard, Milwaukie OR 97267
      TEL: (503) 653-6621
      Dr. ten Broeke, Dr. Snyder, and Dr. Winkler, along with their passionate team of certified veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, hospital assistants, client care specialists, and practice manager work together to give the BEST care to your BEST friend. We have HEART.


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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.