How to Handle Pet Health Emergencies Your pets are just as precious as your children, and they require just as much love and care. In the event of an emergency, you have to react just as quickly with due diligence to make sure they are alright. Depending on how the severity of the situation you will either be able to handle the first aid yourself or you’ll need to take them to the nearest emergency vet to make sure they are properly looked after. If you are not prepared to handle any pet emergency and you don’t know where the nearest animal clinic is, you can run a few searches online to find one. In case you feel the need to handle the emergency on your own, here are a couple tips you can take not e of should you wish to do so. If your dog starts acting unusually different and you don’t know what the cause is, then you can do a few simple checks to try isolating the problem. You can rub their fur to feel for any abnormal bumps, cuts or tender spots. If get a yelp or hiss when you touch the wrong place, you’ll know that you have found what you are looking for. Their eating and drinking habits will change and you should definitely watch them when they go to the little doggy’s room. If you find blood you should locate the source, so you can clean it and stop the bleeding if necessary. Checking their gums will also give you an indication of their health. They tend to be swollen and blood red when the animal is ill. The minute you find where the problem is, you can then use that information to help the vet do their job more efficiently when you get them there. Your nearest animal clinic should be equipped to handle any emergency affecting your pets. Their exam rooms are clean and sterile, and the vets are kind and caring towards animals so you know they will be in good hands. Most the pet clinics have their own labs to runs all the appropriate tests to help diagnose your animal quickly. They have dispensing rooms to prescribe medication for your animals so they get better quicker and ease any pain they might have. They have ultrasound for pregnancies and radiology departments to check for broken bones. If you dog has been in a serious accident they can get a good look on the inside, or check to see if her puppies are okay. Regardless of the emergency, you can take care of it yourself to an extent but it’s usually best to get them to a vet.

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