Emergency Veterinary Care in Pacific Grove

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The life of a veterinarian is dedicated to providing the best preventive and wellness care in addition to ensuring that your pets are supported by the best emergency care possible—24 hours a day, seven days a week. understands that medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. This is why we work to make sure our clients have access to 24/7 emergency care.

During our regular business hours, ’s medical staff is available to help you with most emergencies your pet experiences. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we refer our clients to the following emergency facilities:

Monterey Peninsula Veterinary
Emergency & Specialty Center

20 Lower Ragsdale Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 373-7374

Pacific Veterinary Specialty
& Emergency Service

1980 41st Ave,
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 476-2584

Pet Specialists of Monterey

451 Canyon Del Rey Blvd.
Del Rey Oaks, CA 93940
(831) 899-4838

When Should I Seek Emergency Care for My Pet?

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
  • Inability to urinate or defecate