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Caring for pets - and their people, too.


The friendly, professional team at VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center provides specialty and emergency care to pets in Walnut Creek and surrounding communities.
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VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center


2803 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598

  • Open

  • Mon-Sun:

    Open 24 hours

Other Hospital Hours

Open 24 hours a day for emergency. Scheduled appointments in general practice and specialty departments, Monday - Saturday, hours vary.

For An Appointment

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

We are available 24/7 with a veterinary doctor on site for any and all pet emergency or urgent care needs: 925 937 5001.

Our caring and compassionate team of extensively trained patient care team and doctors, work effortlessly together to keep your pet comfortable while in our care. We treat your pets as if they were our own, and we treat you as if you were family.

Working together closely with your family veterinarian, we can help ensure your pet gets the very best of care. Our specialists are experts in their specialty and use their skills and knowledge to help each and every one of our patients. As a team of veterinary professionals, we pride ourselves in being your veterinarians top choice.

Our diagnostic equipment helps formulate an accurate diagnosis which leads to a more beneficial treatment plan with the best outcome possible. Our state-of-the-art facility is home to an in-house laboratory, in-house-pharmacy, CT scanner, ultrasound and echocardiogram, digital x-rays, dual surgical suite and endoscopy. Along with our wonderful team of technicians, our doctors have everything they need to provide your pet the very best in specialized veterinary care.

In case of Emergency

Call the hospital immediately.

Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority
and excellent service is our goal.

Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional team at VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center provides specialty and emergency care to pets in Walnut Creek and surrounding communities. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at vcacharities.org.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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