At VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center, our goal, in partnership with your veterinarian, is to provide compassionate care of the highest quality for your pet. We were proud to open our new state-of-the-art veterinary medical facility in May 2007. Our hospital is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and provides a wide range of specialty, critical care, and emergency services. Our veterinary services and medical equipment mirror what you would find at a human medical center and brings together a team of specialists equipped like no other in Northern California. We offer a team approach to veterinary medicine where emergency veterinarians and board-certified specialist work together to provide the most advanced care possible for every patient utilizing the newest diagnostic equipment and therapeutic techniques. VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center works closely with local referring veterinarians, sharing information on diagnostics, sophisticated medical techniques and treatments of complex diseases and injuries, all with the singular goal of improving the quality of life for our patients.
VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center
9801 Old Winery Place
Sacramento, CA 95827
Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours
Please be sure to check with us before your first visit with VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center to find out what forms and other information you will need to bring with you.
For those pet owners whose pets will be hospitalized at Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center, please refer to our information sheet (link below) for details about what to expect when your pet is hospitalized. This sheet provides information about estimates, doctor updates, and other important information regarding your hospitalized pet.
Hospitalized Pet Information
Visiting Hour Policy
You are welcome to visit your pet each day that he/she remains in the hospital. We ask that you respect our visitation policy so we can ensure that your pet, as well as her other patients, received the proper attention they deserve.
Hospital Dispensary & Prescription Refills
The staff of our Hospital Dispensary is available to re/fill prescriptions prescribed by our doctors during the following times:
Monday-Friday 8 AM-8PM
Prescriptions may be picked up from our hospital during the following times:
Monday-Friday 6 AM-11 PM
Saturday 7 AM-11 PM
Please note all prescription refill requests submitted will be reviewed, and processed within 48 hours of receipt. Also, your pet's regular Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center veterinarian must approve prescription refill requests, except in emergency situations. For a complete explanation of Hospital Dispensary Protocol and Policy, please follow the link below.
Hospital Dispensary Protocol & Policy
If you are traveling from a distance to get to our hospital and interested in staying at a local hotel, please refer to the hotel information sheet (link below). This list of hotels has been compiled for your convenience but please be aware that rates are subject to change. Please call the hotel directly for the most accurate information and seasonal rates.
Please be sure to check with us before your first visit to find out what forms and other information you will need to bring with you.
New Client & Patient Form
In order to speed up your time on your first visit, please feel free to download this form and bring it with you. It's often easier to fill out when your hands are free!
Download New Client & Patient Form
We accept cash, all major credit cards and personal checks. If financial assistance is needed, we also offer our clients CareCredit no interest payment plans*. To learn more about CareCredit or apply now, please visit www.carecredit.com/vetmed.
*Please note that not all financing plans on the CareCredit website are available. Please verify with the receptionist which current plans are offered.
We will also be happy to assist you and your pet with your pet insurance needs. Ask us about Trupanion Pet Insurance today or visit trupanion.com/vca for more information.
The Trupanion team has been taking care of pet owners for over a decade by offering simple, fair and affordable pet insurance.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) represents practitioners in the veterinary community who are passionate about the care of cats and supports its members in improving the health and welfare of feline patients. With a reputation as a leader in the field of feline medicine, the AAFP helps veterinary practices establish a feline-friendly environment that reduces stress for cats during veterinary visits.
VCA’s goal is to help treat your pet’s cancer, giving you and your pet more quality time together.
At VCA Pet CancerCare Centers, our oncology teams design individualized treatment plans for each pet patient using the most advanced and effective treatments available—much like those used in human medicine. Today’s cancer treatments have fewer side effects, so most pets remain comfortable and happy throughout treatment.
LEARN ABOUT THE VCA PET CANCERCARE DIFFERENCE AND THE STORIES OF PETS WE’VE HELPED AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS
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Sacramento County Animal Care And Regulation
Sacramento County Animal Care & Regulation department provides our community with a variety of animal care services such as adoptions, pet licensing, spay/neuter procedures, shelter resources and more.
Pet Health and Lifestyle Information
We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.Visit Vetstreet.com
The Pet Loss Support Page
The Pet Loss Support Page, hosted by Moira Allen, offers compassionate, comprehensive information on how to cope with the loss of a beloved animal companion. It provides a variety of helpful articles and tips, as well as a state-by-state guide to bereavement resources.Visit The Pet Loss Support Page
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Hotline
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is staffed 24 hours with veterinary health professionals who have been specially trained in veterinary toxicology. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call the ASPCA 24 hour emergency Animal Poison Control Center hotline at (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee is applied to your credit card.Visit ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Hotline
The Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) was established in 1894 and is dedicated to ensuring the humane treatment of all animals in the Sacramento area. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for unwanted, abandoned and mistreated pets until they can be placed into loving homes. Through proactive intervention, public education and community outreach, the Sacramento SPCA seeks to promote respect for all life by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our communities.Visit Sacramento SPCA
Sacramento Police Canine Association
The purpose of the Sacramento Police Canine Association is to educate and promote the use of police service dogs in the community, perform canine demonstrations for schools and community groups, provide additional training and equipment for police service dogs and their handlers, assist in the care of retired police dogs, and furnish death benefits to all police canines.Visit Sacramento Police Canine Association
The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) is dedicated to ensuring the humane treatment of all animals in Placer County. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for unwanted, abandoned and mistreated pets until they can be placed into loving homes. Through proactive intervention, public education and community outreach, the Placer SPCA seeks to promote respect for all life by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our communities.Placer SPCA