If you have an emergency or urgent care need after regular business hours, please visit one of the following emergency veterinary clinics:
After-Hours & Holidays
If your pet is experiencing any symptoms or behaviors that you are concerned about, contact our office right away, or the after-hours emergency pet hospital location above.
The reliable and compassionate team at College Animal Hospital offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at College Animal Hospital.
College Animal Hospital provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for pets during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if possible, but we understand that in emergency situations that may not happen.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
Our veterinarians will do what they can to fit emergency cases into our schedule during our regular business hours:
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
Our San Diego animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule, we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At College Animal Hospital we refer patients to a trusted emergency hospital to provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
Our emergency veterinarians are mostly experienced with cats and dogs, but will see reptiles and small animals, such as rodents, in serious situations.
College Animal Hospital is happy to welcome new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of San Diego pets. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.