Emergency Vets in Tamarac, FL

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      List of Emergency Vets in Tamarac, FL

      PET EMERGENCY CENTER (TAMARAC)

      ADDRESS: 7110 North University Drive, Tamarac FL 33321
      TEL: (954) 726-0998
      We are here to care for your pets when your regular veterinarian is not available. For over 40 years the Pet Emergency Centers have been providing Broward county the best care with our team of experienced emergency veterinarians and technicians.

      ANIMAL WELLNESS CLINIC OF TAMARAC

      ADDRESS: 6065 West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac FL 33319
      TEL: (954) 884-8949
      Animal Wellness Clinic of Tamarac is a full-service animal clinic conveniently located at 6065 West Commercial Boulevard in The Fountains Professional Plaza in Tamarac, Florida. The clinic was established in 2006 by Dr. Darko Mladenovic, and today, under his leadership and experienced staff, this state-of-the-art facility sets the standard for quality in conventional and integrative veterinary medicine in Tamarac and its neighborhood.
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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.