Emergency Vet In Muncie, IN

Looking for an emergency vet in Muncie, IN? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Muncie, IN

      MAPLEWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL (MUNCIE)

      ADDRESS: 1811 N Granville Avenue, Muncie IN 47303
      TEL: (765) 284-3393
      At Maplewood Animal Hospital, we love your pets as we love our own, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Since 1957, our practice has mended and healed the pets of Muncie and surrounding communities.

      RIVERVIEW ANIMAL HOSPITAL (MUNCIE)

      ADDRESS: 109 South Country Club Road, Muncie IN 47303
      TEL: (765) 289-9118
      Riverview Animal Hospital provides quality compassionate care for your pet. Our mission is to provide information to you and to offer the knowledge and medical skill needed to help your pet live a long, healthy life.

      CARE ANIMAL HOSPITAL (MUNCIE)

      ADDRESS: 3601 N Nebo Road, Muncie IN 47304
      TEL: (765) 284-3000
      Established in 1997, Care Animal Hospital in Muncie, IN has made the health and happiness of pets a top priority, and we have only raised our standards since then. We’re open 7 days a week, have extended office hours, provide excellent, full-service care, and have been voted Muncie’s Finest Veterinarian several years in a row.


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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.