Be Prepared Before a Pet Emergency Happens

Before an EmERgency Happens

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At Animerge, we pride ourselves on always being here when your pet needs us—24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, for the past twenty-six years!  However, as a seasoned emergency practice, we strongly recommend all pet owners are prepared in case their pet needs our emergency services.  When it comes to pet emergencies, being prepared can save precious minutes that can help save your pet’s life.

Ways to Prepare

The best time to plan for a pet emergency is before you have one!  Consider these four tips to help make an emergency situation a little less stressful for you and your pet.

  1. Make Your Phone Smart!

Add our phone number and address to your phone’s contact list now.  That way, in an emergency, you will not waste precious minutes having to search for it online.  By saving our address, you will be able to get directions on your cellular device by clicking the address saved with the contact information–instantly–to get you here no matter where you are.

Here is all the information you will need to add:

Name: Animerge

Phone Number: (908) 300-5050

Address: 21 Route 206, Raritan, NJ 08869

If possible, it is always best to call ahead so our staff can best accommodate you and can give priority to any life-threatening situation.

  1. Know the Way

If you have never been to Animerge before, take a moment to watch the quick video on our “Contact Us” page.  This video will show you how to get to Animerge from the Somerville Circle.

  1. Prepare Your Pet Carrier

Inspect your pet carrier or pet vehicle restraints.  Make sure they are in good

working condition.  If using a carrier, place a clean towel into a plastic bag (to keep it clean until needed) for quick use in case you need to leave quickly.

  1. Copy Your Pet’s Vet Records

Keep a recent copy of your pet’s vaccination records in an envelope with your pet carrier, in your car’s glove compartment, or take a picture of them with your phone and save the picture to your email, Google Drive, or Cloud.  Be sure to update these copies annually.  Having these records on-hand can save time and money avoiding duplicate vaccinations or blood tests.

  1. Apply for Care Credit

In an emergency situation, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is finance.  Consider applying for Care Credit now to help finance unforeseen emergency charges.

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One Response to Be Prepared Before a Pet Emergency Happens

  1. It is hard to locate knowledgeable people on this, but you sound like you know what you’re writing about! Thanks

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