Emergency Vet In Pasadena, CA

Looking for an emergency vet in Pasadena, CA? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Pasadena, CA

      VCA A BREED APART ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 777 S. Arroyo Parkway, Suite 106, Pasadena CA 91105
      TEL:(626) 795-4444
      Welcome to VCA A A Breed Apart Animal Hospital in beautiful Pasadena, CA. We have both a full service, state of the art veterinary hospital, and a wonderful boarding facility for cats, dogs and birds located in the San Gabriel Valley.

      VCA FOOTHILL VETERINARY HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 2204 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena CA 91107
      TEL:(626) 792-1187
      VCA Foothill Veterinary Hospital has been administering quality veterinary care since 1953, proudly serving Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre, San Marino, South Pasadena, Arcadia, and the surrounding areas.

      PASADENA PETS HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 2850 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena CA 91107
      TEL:(626) 568 – 1115
      Our mission is simple: to take the best care of you and your pets. To that extent, the doctors and staff at Pasadena Pets Veterinary Hospital seek to provide top service, best treatments, and the most compassionate care available for our furry friends.


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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.