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Emergency Care

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Is your pet Choking or you noticed airway obstruction

A quick heimlich maneuver will help you handle this before visiting your vet. See how it works:

  • Hold your pet upside down by their back legs, suspend in the air
  • Firmly deliver a blow using your hand to the abdomen of the pet, in the area of where the ribs finish and the abdomen starts
  • Repeat 4 times
  • Call our emergency number right away to book an appointment to see the doctor

Did your pet get a burn?

Follow these steps for first aid burn treatment:

  • Cool the area immediately with cool running water or a cool compress
  • Immerse in or flush with water or apply a cool pack to the affected area for a minimum of 5 minutes
  • Apply a moist, cool compress to the affected area
  • Keep your pet warm by wrapping in a blanket

Getting your pet to us in the event of emergencies is the best way to give them the treatment they need at such a crucial time. Don’t waste any time; we are a phone call away!

“ Getting your pet to us in the event of emergencies is the best way to give them the treatment they need at such a crucial time ”
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Noticed your dog or cat bleeding?

Control the bleeding by applying pressure to the wound with your hands for 3 minutes or with a bandage.

Once the bleeding has been controlled, call our emergency number right away to talk to a doctor or book an appointment.