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Sometimes, the unthinkable happens. Your pet may have just been in a car accident or they may have busted into your cleaning supplies or even some sweets in the pantry and consumed these. Now they’re very sick and you’re not sure what to do.
In both these situations as well as countless others, you need a veterinarian you can trust. The veterinarians at Southglen Veterinary Hospital in Winnipeg Manitoba will work hard to diagnose and treat your pet right away.
In most instances, our veterinarians at Southglen Veterinary Hospital will have to operate on your pet. Emergency surgery can often save a pet’s life and is recommended for pets who have suffered car accidents or other blunt force trauma, pets that keep falling unconscious, and pets who have consumed human foods or other poisonous items. If a pet has tumors and other obstructions, these will also have to be removed via surgery.
For more serious injuries and illnesses, there’s no question that your pet should see a veterinarian. For instance, they may have bite or puncture wounds, they may have eaten something inedible or toxic, they seem disoriented and/or confused, and they suddenly cannot get up and walk.
Here are other symptoms to keep in mind. If your pet is exhibiting one or more of these, you should take them to Southglen Veterinary Hospital right away. The symptoms are:
Remember, the above situations are often very serious and treatment is sometimes the difference between life and death. Also, it’s crucial to know that the definition of toxic foods differs from people to pets. You know chocolate is bad for pets, but some nuts, vegetables, fruits, and other commonly-eaten items are also considered poison to pets as well.
If you’re looking for a veterinarian in Winnipeg for urgent care, Southglen Veterinary Hospital is a great choice. We’re open every day of the week until midnight so that our Winnipeg clients can take their pets in to us at the first sign of trouble. With our staff of veterinarians, we can treat your pet so they feel better.
Our non-emergency services are pet nutritional counseling, pet allergy treatment, pet dental care, pet health exams, pain management services, pet laser therapy, microchipping, pet surgeries, and pet wellness. We even treat ferrets and rabbit as well as cats and dogs.
You can come by anytime, but if you need to reach us ahead of time, our address is Southglen Veterinary Hospital on V-730 St. Anne’s Road and our phone number is (204) 452-0077.