Emergency Vet In Vienna, VA

Looking for an emergency vet in Vienna, VA? Search for your nearest animal hospital below.

      List of Emergency Vets in Vienna, VA

      HOPE ADVANCED VETERINARY CENTER

      ADDRESS: 140 Park Street SE, Vienna VA 22180
      TEL: (703) 281-5121
      Just like people, pets have varied and complicated ailments that may require emergency or specialty care. The Hope Center offers Fairfax County and Northern Virginia pet owners 24/7 emergency vet care and board-certified veterinary specialists for advanced treatment.

      OAKTON-VIENNA VETERINARY HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 320 Maple Avenue E, Vienna VA 22180
      TEL: (703) 938-2800
      Oakton-Vienna Veterinary Hospital is a full service veterinary hospital and is the only privately owned and operated veterinary hospital in the town of Vienna. We are proud to serve clients and patients from across the Northern Virginia area since 1975.

      VIENNA ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      ADDRESS: 531 Maple Avenue W, Vienna VA 22180
      TEL: (703) 938-2121
      Vienna Animal Hospital is a full service companion animal pet hospital offering a full veterinary laboratory, pet surgery, and a pet pharmacy with tick and flea control. Dr. Eric Chafetz’s experienced team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our veterinary practice serving Vienna, Virginia.


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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.