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VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care - Mar Vista

Why VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care?

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Same or Next Day Availability
Add yourself to the virtual waiting room, wait wherever you want and get notified when it’s time to see a veterinarian
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Free 24/7 Teletriage
Chat with experienced veterinary professionals any time, anywhere
Extended Hours
Here for you morning to night
World-Class Care
Experienced care teams and state-of-the-art tools
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Welcoming Atmosphere
A calming environment for you and your pet
When do I bring my pet to Urgent Care?

Your primary care veterinarian is your best partner for everyday wellness and medical care. But when something pops up that isn't an emergency and needs more immediate attention, VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care is here for your and your pet.

Some of the most common pet health issues we help with include:

Acute Toxin Ingestion (Poisoning)

Allergic Reactions

Diarrhea or Vomiting

Ear Infections

Eye Issues

Fleas, Ticks or Mites

Itchy Skin or Rashes

Lacerations and Abrasions


Loss of Appetite

Pain or Limping

Runny Nose, Coughing or Sneezing

Urinary Issues 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Profuse bleeding
  • Cannot breathe / Choking
  • Seizures
  • Bloating / Retching / Unproductive vomiting
  • Hit by car / Broken bone
  • Kidney Failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Euthanasia
  • Vaccines
  • Exams for heartworm and flea prevention
  • Nail trims and anal gland expressions
  • Medical grooming
  • Wellness exams
  • Elective procedures: Spay and Neutering
  • Overnight hospitalization
VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care - Mar Vista
Animals We See Cats, Dogs
When It Can’t Wait
When your pet has an immediate, non-emergency need, VCA Animal Hospitals Urgent Care gets you the hometown care you want and the world-class medicine your pet needs - today, or tomorrow.
The Best for Your Pet
Our care teams are made up of highly trained, deeply collaborative, caring veterinary professionals who bring years of valuable experience to every patient they see. From compassionate support staff to next-gen facilities, we equip our teams with everything they need to get your pet the fast and reliable care they deserve.
Built for Exceptional Care
VCA's urgent care experience is designed to offer effective care and treatment in a calming environment. You and your pet benefit from our world-class teams and industry-leading connected care tools that streamline communication and keep you in the loop, every step of the way.
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