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Important Terms about Emergency Service Veterinarians

Because you never know when your pet may become injured or seriously ill, it's best to figure out beforehand where you will take the animal if and when that happens. Many locales have emergency veterinary hospitals, usually open 24 hours, for just these occasions. They can provide surgery to dogs, cats, and other animals. As you research the 24 hour veterinary clinics in your area, you may be confused by some of the terms you encounter, so below we'll define some of them.

  • Rabies - An extremely dangerous viral infection that is almost always fatal if untreated. Usually spread by the bite of infected animals, often bats, it can be cured if treatment is promptly sought.
  • Heartworm - A parasitic worm that can damage internal organs. Though most commonly associated with dogs, it can afflict cats as well.
  • Euthanasia - The process in which a veterinarian administers a lethal injection to an ailing animal, as a way of allowing it to die peacefully. Colloquially, this is known as "putting to sleep" an animal.
  • Triage - The method, used in hospitals and clinics, of determining the order in which animals should receive emergency services.
  • Neutering - Removing an animal's reproductive capacity. In males, this is called castration. In females, it is called spaying. Dogs and cats are frequently neutered to prevent animal overpopulation.
  • DVM - Short for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Microchip - A tiny computer chip with tracking capabilities, usually injected with a syringe, implanted in domestic animals to ensure they can be recovered if they become lost.
  • Endoscopy - A procedure where the veterinarian looks inside an animal's body to see its internal organs. The device used to do this is called an endoscope.
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    RedFlag Notification System
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    Ohio Drive Animal Hospital
    1101 Ohio Dr Ste 104, Plano, TX 75093
    Welcome to Ohio Drive Animal Hospital, a full service small animal practice that focuses on preventive medicine, internal medicine and surgery.
    (972) 599-2224
    Cornerstone Animal Hospital
    8505 Davis Boulevard, North Richland Hills, TX 76182
    The medical team at Cornerstone Animal Hospital is committed to providing you, your companion, and our community the quality compassionate care and attention you expect and deserve.
    (817) 514-8387
    Chastain Vet Medical Group
    6060 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75240
    (972) 239-1309
    Carrollton Animal Hospital
    1903 N Josey Ln, Carrollton, TX 75006
    (972) 242-7606
    Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center
    4444 Trinity Mills Rd Ste 203, Dallas, TX 75287
    (972) 267-8100
    Arkansas-Browning Animal Clinic
    1701 E Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76010
    (817) 277-5501
    Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas
    2700 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051
    (817) 410-2273
    Woodland Springs Veterinary Hospital
    11715 Alta Vista Rd, Keller, TX 76244
    (817) 431-3735
    Denton County Animal Emergency Room
    4145 S Interstate 35 E Ste 101, Denton, TX 76210
    (940) 271-1200
    Rickords Animal Hospital
    1029 E Harmon Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76131
    (817) 439-4443
    Aledo Veterinary Clinic
    5188 E Interstate 20 Service Rd S, Aledo, TX 76008
    (817) 441-9361
    4s Mobile Equine Services
    2845 S Highway 287, Decatur, TX 76234
    (940) 393-6306
    Parker County Veterinary Hospital
    1724 Blair Dr, Weatherford, TX 76086
    (817) 596-0909


    If you have a dog, cat or another pet it is important to have a regular clinic or animal hospital that you take your pet to for standard health check-ups. It is also important when you move to a new area to know where the nearest 24 hour animal emergency hospital is located. Emergency veterinary hospitals are open 24 hours a day and act as an ER for dogs, felines and other pets. You never know when your cat may get sick in the middle of the night or your dog may chock on something and need emergency services. When searching for an urgent care clinic for your canine or cat, see if any friends with pets can give you a referral. You want to make sure the veterinary hospital where you bring your animal is run by someone who has his or her DVM (doctor of veterinary medicine) degree. Although there are often assistants and other people at the clinic who can help to care for your pet, some procedures can only be done by a person with the proper degree. In some towns, vets still make house calls if you have an ill pet. If your animal becomes injured and your are afraid to move him, it is best to call and see if someone can come to the house. Some places may even have a portable x-ray machine. If the injury is critical they have may a special create they can transport your pet in if surgery needs to be done. It is important to bring your pet in for regular scheduled check-ups with a specialist from time to time to check for heartworm, fleas and other common problems.
     
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