VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center

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.

Hours & Information

How To Reach Us

VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center
Phone: 916-362-3111
Fax: 916-362-0190
9801 Old Winery Place
Sacramento, CA 95827

Business Hours

Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Patients and Visitors

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.

Visitation Guidelines

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

Hotel Information
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.

Hotel Information

Patient Forms and Documentation

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

Billing and Insurance

Payment Methods
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

*Please note that not all financing plans on the CareCredit website are available. Please verify with the receptionist which current plans are offered.

Pet Insurance
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 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. 

Accreditations & Affiliations
American Animal Hospital Association

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.

American Association of Feline Practitioners

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 Pet Cancer Care Alliance

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.