Our after hour emergency care has changed to provide you and your pet more robust and complete emergency care.  When you call our hospital you will be directed to our emergency triage service Smart.Vet who can provide you with medical assessments and prescribe treatment over the phone or video chat – essentially a remote house call service anytime of the day or night.  After regular office hours our telephone voice-mail will direct you to the Smart.Vet service.  Our partners at Huronia Veterinary Emergency Hospital are trained veterinary emergency specialists who are prepared to provide emergency medical and surgical care for critically ill or injured pets.  We know your beloved pet is important to you an they will be in the best of hands at Huronia Veterinary Emergency Hospital.


Pet First Aid Kit

You never know when an accident might happen. A simple first aid kit is easy to assemble with products from the dollar store and your own human pharmacy.

  • Tweezers
  • Blunt tipped scissors (ie children’s craft scissors)
  • Thermometer (normal rectal temperature for dogs and cats 39.0 C )
  • Flashlight
  • Syringe for administering medications
  • Tape (medical tape or duct tape)
  • Styptic powder (to control minor skin or nail bleed)
  • Regular Veterinarian’s phone number (NBAH – 705-476-8387)
  • Poison Control number 1-888-426-4435
  • Record of Pet’s medical history
  • Benadryl 25 mg for allergic reactions (2-4 mg/kg twice a day)
  • Saline – to clean wounds – and flush eyes.
  • Hydrogen Peroxide to induce vomiting – (dog 1 Tbsp/ 10 kg, cat 1 tsp with water)
  • Murine eyewash
  • Pepto Bismol for Dogs – diarrhea and upset stomach (dog 1 tsp/10 kg every 4 hours)
  • Kaopectate for cats – diarrhea and upset stomach (1 tsp/10 kg)
  • Antibiotic ointment (ie Polysporin)