Pico Veterinary Hospital

Pet Urgent Care

Learn more about Pico Veterinary Hospital‘s Pet Urgent Care service below!


Pico Veterinary Hospital of San Clemente Pet Urgent Care

While we’re not a 24-hour emergency hospital, we do welcome urgent care cases when they arise.

Comprehensive Veterinary Care When You Need It Most

Urgent Care bridges the gap between primary and emergency care. We are available to support you when your regular veterinarian is unavailable and medical care is needed. With in-house X-ray and ultrasound technology, surgery suite, in-house lab equipment and blood analyzers, and a full pharmacy, we can handle many urgent problems here at the hospital.

Why Choose Our Urgent Care Services?

  • Immediate Attention: Our dedicated team is trained to provide rapid assessment and treatment for a wide range of conditions, ensuring your pet receives the care they need as quickly as possible.
  • Advanced Diagnostic Tools: Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art X-ray and ultrasound technology, enabling us to diagnose issues accurately and efficiently.
  • Surgical Capabilities: We have a fully equipped surgery suite ready for both minor and major surgical procedures, allowing us to address urgent surgical needs without delay.
  • On-Site Laboratory: With in-house lab equipment and blood analyzers, we can perform a variety of tests on-site, providing you with fast and accurate results to guide your pet’s treatment.
  • Comprehensive Pharmacy: Our full pharmacy ensures that your pet can start their prescribed medications immediately, aiding in quicker recovery and comfort.

Conditions We Treat

Our Urgent Care services are designed to handle a wide range of medical issues that require prompt attention, including but not limited to:

  • Minor injuries and wounds
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Allergic reactions
  • Respiratory issues
  • Urinary problems
  • Eye and ear infections
  • Lameness and mobility issues
  • Abdominal pain
  • Mild to moderate dehydration

When to Seek Urgent Care

If your pet is experiencing any of the following symptoms, it’s important to seek urgent care:

  • Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Sudden changes in behavior or consciousness
  • Severe pain or obvious discomfort
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Inability to walk or stand
  • Signs of poisoning

How to Reach Us

Our Urgent Care services are available during extended hours to accommodate your needs outside of regular business times. If you believe your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, please call us immediately. Walk-ins are also welcome, but calling ahead can help us prepare for your arrival and provide the most efficient care possible.

Your Pet’s Health and Well-being is Our Priority

We understand how stressful it can be when your pet is unwell. Our compassionate and experienced team is here to provide the highest level of care and support, ensuring your beloved companion is on the road to recovery as soon as possible. Trust us to be there for you and your pet during those critical moments when urgent care is needed.