Emergency Care

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

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