Emergency Vet Visit


Picture this scenario: Your beloved pet has just been hit by a car. Your dog is obviously in great pain and suffering from broken bones, internal bleeding, or both. Your immediate response will be an emergency vet visit.

When your dog is seriously injured and you need to make an emergency trip to the animal hospital, there are some steps you can take to make it less stressful for both you and your dog. An emergency visit is never the same as a regular visit to the vet.

If possible, call the animal hospital before you leave home and let the staff know you are on your way with a seriously injured pet. This will alert the emergency vet and hospital team, giving them time to prepare for immediate treatment upon your arrival, which could possibly make a difference in saving your dog’s life.

As calmly as possible given the seriousness of the situation, describe your dog’s symptoms as carefully as you can. The staff may need to give you some first aid steps to perform before coming to the hospital.

As soon as your dog reaches the animal hospital or emergency pet clinic, the front desk nurse or receptionist will call for “triage.” This term simply means that a team which includes the emergency vet, will examine your dog’s condition and ask questions about your pet and an explanation of what caused the injury. The vet will determine if your pet must be immediately scheduled for surgery or whether its injuries can be treated in one of the examination rooms. You may be asked to sign a release for your dog to be treated.

If surgery is deemed necessary, you’ll be asked to have a seat in the waiting room while your pet is undergoing surgery. Fully staffed animal hospitals will have a technician update you on your dog’s progress as the procedure progresses.

When your pet’s surgery has been completed, a member of the emergency veterinary team will discuss your dog’s prognosis, any at-home care required, and when a follow up appointment is needed. The vet may recommend that you leave your pet in the hospital overnight, or possibly for a few days for further observation.

If your pet is hospitalized, you will usually be allowed to personally check on your dog’s progress during regular animal hospital visiting hours. A competent and caring staff may also call to keep you updated on your pet’s recovery and progress.

When it comes time to bring your dog home, the hospital staff will give you detailed instructions for continued at-home care, including any medications the vet has prescribed.

When an emergency vet visit is necessary to save the life of your seriously injured dog, it helps to know what your responsibilities will be in order to help your injured pet receive the appropriate care it needs as quickly as possible.

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Our Favorite Modern Desk Lamps

By Home Contributor Paige Ronchetti

The Best Modern Desk Lamps, via Bubby and Bean

one  //   two  //   three  //   four  //   five  //   six

I love a good desk lamp. They make me feel scholarly and industrious. When I was a kid I fantasized about having a big library in my castle someday with leather chairs and elegant brass lamps lighting the pages of my books. That’s very specific, but I find that desk lamps work in a lot of other slightly more realistic situations–which is great because I’m pretty sure the castle isn’t going to pan out. They’re obviously great in workspaces, but lately they’ve been popping up in family rooms and bedrooms, too. We’ve chatted about metallics before and these lamps obviously fit the bill for adding brightness, but they can also add a dash of retro/vintage charm depending on the style you pick. I dig them for the timeless factor, too. These have never really been UNcool, so it’s not like they’re going to go out of style.

Lamp #6 is the one we own. Two of them, actually, on either side of our bed, but if it were up to me I’d put one in every room of the house. (I also kind of want to write sonnets about them, but I’ll spare you.) Part of my undying love has to do with the cost-to-quality ratio. They only set us back $ 30 each as they’re from IKEA, the arms are adjustable, and they’re heavy. You know how sometimes IKEA products can–and I mean this in the most objective, non-hater way possible–be kind of flimsy? Not these. They come off as rather fancy.

The other crazy affordable lamp in the bunch is #1, from Target. It’s on sale right now for $ 40 online and I’m drooling at the thought. (Where can I put you?!) Here it looking snazzy in a family room:

See? Nary a work-related item in sight and a desk lamp still fits. I almost like them better in “unexpected” situations because they stand out.

Do you have any desk lamps? Are they in an office or out mingling with the rest of the house? Which of these is your favorite? -Paige

Thanks to Paige for sharing her favorite (and now my favorite as well; #3 please) desk lamps with us. In addition to writing for Bubby and Bean as our Home Contributor, Paige works as an Interior Designer (check out her biz, The Room Kit) and blogs over at Little Nostalgia. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram

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