Emergency Vets in Tullahoma, TN

Looking for an emergency vet in Tullahoma, TN? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

 


      List of Emergency Vets in Tullahoma, TN

      HAMBRICK ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 301 Wilson Avenue, Tullahoma TN 37388
      TEL: (931) 408-0899
      Our business was founded by Dr. Kimberly Hambrick D.V.M., as a mobile veterinary clinic in 2008 and has grown to include a veterinary office (The Hambrick Animal Clinic), grooming, boarding and more. Dr. Kim grew up in a farming community in Franklin County, Tennessee. She earned her BS in Animal Science with minors in Chemistry and Biology, and earned her Masters of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee.

      CROWNOVER ANIMAL CLINIC

      ADDRESS: 811 N.W. Atlantic Street, Tullahoma TN 37388
      TEL: (931) 455-6886
      We are a full service animal clinic that provides comprehensive medical, surgical, dental and emergency care. The clinic was built in 1989 and was designed to match the “Clinic of the Year Design ” chosen one yr. by Veterinary Economics magazine.

      PET MEDICAL CENTER (TULLAHOMA)

      ADDRESS: 100 Mitchell Boulevard, Tullahoma TN 37388
      TEL: (931) 393-2707
      If you live in Tullahoma or the surrounding areas, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Your pet’s health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
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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.