Quick Advice

Hit by a car 

What to do if your pet has been hit by a car

  • Check the area for any danger, and move your pet if the road is clear to go. 
  • Consider using your boot parcel shelf as a stretcher, but be careful not to move any limbs or the spine in case of fractures.
  • Position your pet so that they are lying on their stomach, as this can help with breathing.
  • Apply pressure to any wounds and consider applying pressure bandages using. available materials like scarves.
  • Contact the practice to inform them that you are on your way.
  • Visit the Blue Cross website for further information and first aid tips.