Emergency Vet In Union Township, NJ

Looking for an emergency vet in Union Township, NJ? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Union Township, NJ

      UNION ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 1067 Commerce Avenue, Union NJ 07083
      TEL: (908) 378-5188
      Welcome to Boulevard Veterinary Clinic. We provide exceptional veterinary care and services to your beloved pets in a state-of-the-art hospital, complete with modern diagnostic technology, a full in-house laboratory, and a comfortable surgical suite.

      EASTLAND VETERINARY HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 2047 US-22 West, Union NJ 07083
      TEL: (908) 688-1640
      At Eastland Veterinary Hospital, we understand what you and your pets are looking for. We can help by striving to give every pet a chance at good health. We have joined in the nationwide call for affordable healthcare for every Americans including their pets.

      WESTFIELD VETERINARY GROUP

      ADDRESS: 1325 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083
      TEL: (908) 232-1048
      As the leader in veterinary care in northern New Jersey—with a full-service primary care practice and 24-hour emergency hospital—Westfield Veterinary Group has deep roots in this region.

      VETERINARY EMERGENCY GROUP (UNION)

      ADDRESS: 2317 Route 22, Union NJ 07083
      TEL: (908) 258-7519
      Emergency is all we do, and that’s why we do it best. VEG is a true partner with your primary vet, acting as an extension of their practice for after-hours emergency 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 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.