Emergency Vets in Santa Clara, CA

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

 


      List of Emergency Vets in Santa Clara, CA

      SILICON VALLEY PET CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 3100 A El Calmino Real, Santa Clara CA 95051
      TEL: (408) 248-3844
      Silicon Valley Pet Clinic & Urgent Care is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care.

      SANTA CLARA PET HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 830 Kiely Boulevard, Suite 107, Santa Clara CA 95051
      TEL:(408) 296-5857
      Established in 1960 Santa Clara Pet Hospital has been in its current location since 1990. Kent Littlehale DVM has been the owner and medical director since 1995.

      VCA VETS & PETS ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 3345 El Camino Real, Santa Clara CA 95051
      TEL:(408) 246-1893
      At VCA Vets & Pets Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you and your pets into our family! Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them.
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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.