DVM, Dipl. ABVP-Avian
8:00AM - 5:30PM
Tuesday & Wednesday
8AM - 7PM
9AM - 12:30PM
you prefer to see a specific doctor, please notify the
receptionist when scheduling your appointment.
you have an emergency during non-business hours, please call
our office and follow the instructions on how to proceed.
following are some tips to help your pet in
case of an emergency. Information and advice
contained below are for your consideration
Please consult your veterinarian for specific
advice concerning the care and treatment of
Tips to help your pet in case
of an emergency.
- Consider taking
a pet first aid class or buy a pet first aid care guide.
the vet ahead of time to let them know you are coming in with an
injured pets in a large blanket. Besides keeping your pet warm,
they may be used as a stretcher if needed.
THE FOLLOWING EMERGENCY
SITUATIONS ARE NOTED BELOW:
Heatstroke kills family pets every year because they are left in
cars on warm days. Look for signs of rapid breathing, panting or
/ What should you do?
- Remove your pet to
a shaded or cool area.
- Sponge or hose
your pet down with cool water (do not use ice).
- Encourage your pet
to drink small amounts of water.
- Contact your
veterinarian for further instructions.
Cuts and Wounds
Deep cuts and wounds are common in pets due to broken glass and
your pet is bleeding:
- Apply firm,
continuous pressure directly over the bleeding site
using thick gauze pads or clean cloths to control
- If the area is
painful, you may need to muzzle or restrain your pet to
- Transport your pet
immediately to the nearest emergency veterinarian
hospital or your veterinarian's office.
Family pets risk all kinds of poisoning every day; things like
insecticides, weed killers, antifreeze, acids, fertilizers, paints
... the list is extensive.
your pet is poisoned:
- Keep your pet warm
- Try to determine
what the poison was, when it was ingested and the amount
- Immediately call
your veterinarian or your nearest poison control center.
- When you take your
pet to the vet, bring the label or container of poison
- Keep poisonous
materials properly stored and out of reach of pets.
- Keep emergency
numbers handy by the phone.
Shock is the result of an injury or disease to the body that
produces inadequate blood circulation. Pets in shock show signs of
weakness, grey gums, shallow breathing, a weak pulse and may
pet appears to have the above symptoms:
- Wrap your pet in a
blanket to keep him warm and comfortable.
- Transport your pet
to the nearest veterinary hospital or emergency clinic.
- First aid can be
attempted while on route to the hospital.
- Do not give your
pet any water or food.
- Keep the head
slightly lower than the body and the tongue extended to
keep the breathing path open.
In an emergency situation, there is no substitute for
medical care administered by a
medication and products for your pets
Fisherville Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic
108 Fisherville Road, Concord, NH 03303
Phone 603-229-0674 / Fax 603-229-0697