Unfortunately, you may be faced with an emergency situation at some point in your pet’s life. Aloha Animal Hospital will see emergencies during our regular service hours. Please call us for instructions on emergency care during normal business hours. After hours, we offer phone consultations with the on-call Aloha Animal Hospital veterinarian, but all other in person emergency services after hours are provided by one of our local emergency hospitals.
For Emergency During Office Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. call 702-567-5222
Aloha’s After Hours Veterinary Phone Consultation Hotline:………….please call 702-567-5222 and follow the prompts to reach an operator.
For Afterhours Emergency Services:
- Veterinary Emergency + Critical Care – 8650 W. Tropicana Ave – 702-262-7070
- Animal Emergency Center (treat exotic pets) – 3340 E. Patrick Ln – 702-457-8050
Contact Aloha Animal Hospital or a Local Emergency Hospital Immediately If You Notice Any of the Following:
IN GENERAL —
- Any problem that persists longer than 24 hours.
- Any problem that worsens over several hours.
- Any systemic problems such as lethargy, loss of appetite, weakness and fever.
- Body temperature less than 100°F or greater than 104°F.
- Any indication that more than one body system (GI, urinary, neurological) is affected.
- Bleeding from nose, mouth or anus.
- Bleeding accompanied by bruising of the skin, especially on the abdomen.
- Bleeding that cannot be stopped by applying pressure.
- If blood loss is excessive.
- Weakness, difficulty breathing, or reluctance to move after a bleeding episode.
GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS —
- Frequent bouts of vomiting or diarrhea resulting in loss of large volumes of fluid.
- Inability to drink or keep water down.
- Blood or black material (digested blood) in the vomit or stool.
- More than three to four episodes of vomiting or diarrhea in a puppy or in a dog older than 8 years.
- Vomiting following suspected ingestion of foreign material (toys, garbage, rocks, etc).
- Suspected poisoning.
- Suspected bloat.
- Obvious fracture of a limb.
- Nonweight-bearing lameness persisting for more than 12 hours.
- Swollen, painful joints or a gait that appears as if “walking on eggshells.”
- Paralysis of one or more limbs.
- Lameness that initially improves but does not resolve in 24-48 hours.
OTHER EMERGENCIES —
- Venomous snakebite