transparentsnakebite.fwNeed an emergency vet for those unforeseen situations? Our doctors and staff at Valley Center Veterinary Clinic are trained to handle most emergencies. If your pet is in a critical condition, we will begin stabilization procedures and assist you in transferring your pet to the nearest emergency veterinary hospital: The Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Marcos at 760-466-0600. Their address is 2055 Montiel Rd (exit off the 76 Fwy to Nordahl). Click here to visit their website.

If your pet is acting out of the ordinary and you think something may be wrong, don’t hesitate to bring them in. We love animals and no emergency is too small or insignificant to bring your pet in. Whether you take your pet to us regularly, or we were the closest result when you Googled “emergency veterinarian near me,” we always welcome walk-ins for emergencies.

Examples of Common Emergencies:

  • Pale/white gums
  • Collapse
  • New Seizure
  • Bloated and gagging
  • Inability to urinate
  • Snake Bite
  • Toxin Ingestion
  • Acutely lame
  • Acute swelling
  • Profuse vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Trauma (hit by a car)