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EMERGENCIES - WHAT TO DO WHEN...

If you are faced with an emergency, knowing what to do in the first few minutes could save your pet’s life.

You should immediately contact Paws and Claws Veterinary Clinic on 9295 6777, or if it is after hours, phone the Murdoch Emergency Pet Centre on 1300 652 494.

In the meantime, here are some tips that we hope you never have to use...


Bleeding

If your pet is bleeding, apply a clean cloth or dressing to the area and apply firm pressure. If the wound is significant, or you fear there is a chance of infection, arrange...

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If your pet is has been hit by a car

If your pet has been hit by a car, try to keep your pet as calm as possible, and do not panic. Wrap your pet in a blanket, but make sure you keep the nose and mouth...

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Not breathing

If your cat or dog has stopped breathing: Hold their mouth closed and keep their neck extended Place your mouth around the nostrils and breathe until the chest wall...

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Unconscious

If your pet is unconscious you should endeavour to get them to a veterinary clinic as soon as possible. While you are transporting your pet, monitor its breathing and make...

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Seizure (fitting)

If your pet is having a seizure: Do not place your fingers near your pet’s mouth Try to keep your pet on its side with the neck extended and resting slightly...

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Snake bite

If a snake has bitten your pet, you should bring it directly to Paws and Claws Veterinary Clinic or take your pet to the Murdoch Pet Emergency Centre. If your pet stops...

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If your pet has eaten snail pellets

All snail pellets are toxic, so if you suspect your cat or dog has digested even one pellet, bring it directly to Paws and Claws Veterinary Clinic . If your pet goes into a...

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Dog attack

If a dog has attacked your pet try not to handle it more than is necessary. Your pet could be in a lot of pain and might react out of character. Try to wrap your pet in...

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