The Westside Animal Clinic is unavailable after hours for EMERGENCY care.
For emergency care please call:
Edmonton Veterinary Emergency Clinic
located 11104 - 102 Ave at (780) 433 - 9505 or the
Guardian Veterinary Centre
located 5620 - 99 Street at (780) 436 - 5880.
Other signs of possible emergency might include the following:
Bleeding from any part of the body. (nose bleed, bloody feces and or urine, traumatic hemorrhage)
Repeated episodes, especially if the animal is lethargic or symptoms persist 24 hours or more.
Uncontrolled jerking or spasms lasting more than a few minutes.
Limping, crying, etc. Some animals are good actors.
Shortness of breath, excessive coughing, fainting, or blue tinted gums (normally pink)
Some clinical signs of illness do not require emergency care but do indicate a medical exam should be scheduled during regular office hours. Some examples of such non-emergency clinical signs of illness include the following:
Redness, discharge, squinting
Unexplained Weight Loss
Over a period of weeks or months
Refusing food or eating more or less than normal
Lumps or Bumps
May indicate tumors or soft tissue trauma
- Excessive Scratching
Drinking or Urination
Radical changes in water consumption or urinary habits
Sudden and unexplained behavior problems