Emergency Vets in Pinellas Park, FL

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      List of Emergency Vets in Pinellas Park, FL

      PINELLAS ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 7791 52nd Street North, Pinellas Park FL 33781
      TEL: (727) 546-0005
      At Pinellas Animal Hospital, we’ve been proud to deliver an outstanding level of veterinary service to the proud pet owners of Pinellas Park, Florida and across the Sunshine State for over forty years. Our accrued experience and unwavering commitment to the well-being of your pet have helped us to maintain our reputation as a premier animal hospital, which routinely offers the best medical care available. Pinellas Animal Hospital is run by a tightly-knit team of five veterinarians that have served our local pet owners for decades, growing both their sense of community and knowledge of cutting-edge veterinary medicine in the process.

      PARK ANIMAL HOSPITAL INC

      ADDRESS: 8065 66th Street N, Pinellas Park FL 33781
      TEL: (727) 546-9828
      Your pets are a part of the family, which means they should receive great health care as well. At Park Animal Hospital Inc, your pets can be thoroughly examined as well as get in-house lab tests done so they get accurate diagnoses.
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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 stabilize 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 maneuver by giving a sharp blow to their chest.

      CPR:

      • If your pet is unconscious 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.