Hours & Information

Regular Office Hours

Open 24 hours

Appointments:
Monday - Friday 8am – 7p
Saturday and Sunday 8am – 4pm
Walk-in Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am – 7pm
Saturday 9am – 3pm
Sundays and Holidays - Appointments and Emergencies Only

We encourage you to make an appointment by calling 619 444-4246.

In an Emergency

VCA Animal Medical Center of El Cajon is open 24 hours a day to attend to all of your pet's needs.

24 Hour Critical & Emergency Care 619 444-4246

You may bring your pet in for an emergency visit any time of the day or night. Veterinarians are in the hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide immediate care. Please call ahead and so we can expedite your arrival.

Some situations that may require emergency care

• Unconsciousness
• Foaming at the mouth
• Hit by car
• Seizure or Tremor
• Unresponsive
• Lethargic
• Blue, purple, or pale gums or tongue
• Ingestion of snail bait, rat bait, anti-freeze, pills, medications, vitamins, or any suspect substance.
• Bite wounds
• Snake bites
• Spider or insect bites
• Poisonings
• Paralysis
• Diarrhea
• Allergic reactions
• Lacerations
• Fractures
• Burns

Request an Appointment

To schedule your pet’s visit with our hospital, select Request an Appointment below. In the event of a pet medical crisis, no appointment is needed. Simply select Emergency below to view emergency information.

Request an Appointment

To schedule your pet’s visit with our hospital, select Request an Appointment below. In the event of a pet medical crisis, no appointment is needed. Simply select Emergency below to view emergency information.

Get to Know Our Team

Highly knowledgeable and skilled veterinarians and well-trained, qualified staff are ready for your pet and you.
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