In Case of Emergency

Listed below are San Diego County emergency clinics and websites that can be helpful when an emergency situation arises.

ASPCA Poison Control
As the premier Animal Poison Control Center in North America, the ASPCA Poison Control Center is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

South County Emergency Animal Clinic
3438 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902
Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8am - 3:30pm

Chula Vista
Pet Emergency & Specialty Center
885 Canarios Court Suite 108
Chula Vista CA 91910
Monday - Sunday: 24 hours

VCA North Coast Veterinary & Emergency
414 Encinitas Blvd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
Monday - Sunday: 24 hours

Animal Urgent Care Of Escondido
2430-A So. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
Monday - Sunday: 24 hours

Kearny Mesa
Animal ER of San Diego
5610 Kearny Mesa Road
San Diego, CA 92111
Monday -Friday: 6pm - 8 am
Saturday - Sunday: 24 hours

La Mesa
Pet Emergency & Specialty Center
5232 Jackson Drive #105
La Mesa, CA 91942
Monday - Sunday: 24 hours

Mission Valley
VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center
2317 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
Monday - Sunday: 24 hours

Animal Emergency Clinic
12775 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
Monday - Friday: 6pm-8am
Saturday - Sunday: 24 hours

Sorrento Valley
Veterinary Specialty Hospital

10435 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA 92121
Monday - Sunday, 24 hours

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Links To Referrals

The following veterinarians can provide their services when
Dr. Freeman is not available.

Dr. Alice Vranes
Dr. Vranes is a house call veterinarian that performs routine veterinary care. She is closed each Friday.

Dr. Cynthia Redfield
Dr. Redfield is a house call veterinarian that performs routine
veterinary care.

Dr. Carol Gabrielson
Dr. Gabrielson is a house call veterinarian that performs routine veterinary care.

Paws Into Grace
Dr. Elizabeth Benson's practice specializes in animal home euthanasia.

Peaceful Passing
Peaceful Passing provides in-home animal euthanasia services.

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Links To Support Services

These websites and hot lines can be helpful during times of pet loss.

San Diego Humane Society
The pet loss support group offered by the San Diego Humane Society.

San Diego Pet Memorial Park,
(858) 909-0009
San Diego Pet Memorial Park is a sanctuary honoring the cherished animals at the end of their lives.

The Rock Church, San Diego

American Humane Association

The Association of Pet Loss & Bereavement

Campus Crusade
The Four Spiritual Laws can be found at this website.

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(877) GRIEF-10
For support dealing with the loss of a pet.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Pet Loss Support Hotline staffed by veterinary students Tuesday-Thursday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET, messages will be returned.

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
(352) 294-4430
If someone is not available to talk with you when you call, your call will be returned within 24 hours on weekdays. Weekend calls will be returned on Monday.

University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
(877) 394-2273 (CARE)
Companion Animal Related Emotions Pet Loss Helpline. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7 :00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Central Time.

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Staffed by Michigan State University veterinary students;
Tuesday to Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., ET.

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Pet Angel Memorial Center
Pet Angel Memorial Center offers grief support and cremation services.


Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
(508) 839-7966
Staffed by veterinary students trained by a licensed psychologist. Monday - Friday from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Veterinary Wisdom For Pet Parents
This website provides comprehensive information regarding end of life issues.

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Staffed by specially trained veterinary students; Tuesday, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., ET.

Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
(509) 335-5704
Staffed during the semester on Monday - Thursdays 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PT.

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