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Emergency Pet Care: 5 Reasons It's Necessary January 27, 2017

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Emergency Pet Care: 5 Reasons It's Necessary, Sanford, North Carolina

It only takes a split second for an accident or other emergency to occur. You may have an emergency plan outlined for your family, but what about the four-legged members? Finding the nearest emergency pet care provider is a pet owner priority, and one that can mean the difference between life and death.

Review five important reasons for finding quality emergency pet care in your area:

  • Poisoning: Take your pet to your local animal hospital if you believe they have ingested something poisonous. Familiarize yourself with the signs of poisoning, which include vomiting, diarrhea, drooling, coughing or vomiting blood, pale gums, and a racing heart rate.

  • Vehicle Accident: Obtain the emergency pet care your animal needs following a car accident. Call your veterinarian immediately if you are unsure if moving your pet is a good idea. Your vet will let you know what steps to take so your furry friend arrives at the pet hospital safely.

  • emergency pet careFight With Another Animal: Bring your pet to the vet if you suspect they have serious injuries from a fight with another animal, such as another cat or dog or a wild animal. Look for puncture wounds and other signs of serious trauma, such as a torn ear or severe gashes. Fights with wild animals are especially dangerous due to the possibility of rabies transmission, so getting the necessary emergency pet care is vital.

  • Birthing Difficulties: Help your pet deliver puppies or kittens safely with the assistance of your local veterinarian. Consult your vet if your pet is past her due date, has given birth to some but not all of her litter, or appears to be experiencing other issues.

  • Seizure: Contact your area pet hospital immediately if your cat or dog is having a seizure. Follow all emergency pet care instructions to avoid accidentally injuring the animal. In addition to clear seizing, symptoms include a weak pulse, fainting, breathing difficulties, and low blood pressure.

Receive outstanding emergency pet care by taking your animal to Carolina Veterinary Hospital, P.A. The renowned veterinarians at this Sanford, NC, animal clinic have provided excellent pet medical care for over 40 years. Schedule a routine checkup or learn more about emergency pet care by calling (919) 258-3349 or by visiting their website

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