Emergency Animal Hospitals

When possible, notify staff of your situation prior to arrival. For information on non-emergency and specialty care, see Veterinary Services.


Animal Emergency Referral Center
(310) 928 -2249
24-hour emergency services. 3511 Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. A, Torrance. www.aercvet.com


• Animal Urgent Care of South Orange County     
(949) 364-6228
Animal Urgent Care Clinic of South Orange County is a cooperative facility founded and supported by leading area veterinarians to provide emergency care for pets during the hours when your primary veterinarian is not available. It is the only facility in the area designed and equipped as an emergency-only animal hospital from the ground up. Their doctors are trained and dedicated to meet the demands of emergency medicine. Patients enjoy the latest in diagnostic, monitoring and supportive equipment, including the highest quality digital radiology, an in-house laboratory, endoscopy and ultrasound. Should your pet require emergency surgery at any time, you are assured that the staff has the equipment and expertise you would expect from your own doctor. Open Monday – Friday, 6 p.m. – 8 a.m.; and weekends, noon on Saturday – 8 a.m. Monday morning. 28085 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo. www.aucsoc.com.


AVSG After Hours      
(949) 653-9300
24-hour emergency or urgent-care services. 20% discount for a certified 501c3 rescue. 2965 Edinger Ave., Tustin. www.avsg24.com


BluePearl Pet Hospital
(949) 833-9020
Specialty and 24-7 Emergency care. 1371 Reynolds Ave., Irvine.


Central Orange County Emergency Animal Hospital     
(949) 261-7979
Monday – Thursday, 6 p.m. – 8 a.m.; Friday, 6 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.; 24 hours on weekends. 3720 Campus Drive, Ste. D, Newport Beach. www.orangecountyemergencyvet.com


Crossroads Animal Emergency
(562) 863-2522
Monday – Friday, 6 p.m. – 8 a.m. and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. Huntington Beach: 18364 Beach Blvd., (714) 462-5764. Norwalk: 11057 Rosecrans Ave . www.crossroadsanimal911.com


Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic
(714) 681-1979
Monday – Friday, 6 p.m. – 8 a.m.; and Saturday, noon – Monday, 8 a.m. Locations: 12750 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove, (714) 462-1829; and 3920 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton. www.er4yourpet.com.


Long Beach Animal Emergency     
Long Beach Animal Emergency
(562) 354-0107
24-hour emergency care. 4720 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach. www.lbervet.com


• VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center
A multi-specialty referral and emergency hospital, serving pet owners throughout Southern California. They are here for you 24 hours a day—they never close. Having multiple specialists working together under one roof allows them to offer a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options. Los Angeles and Southbay, Specialty and Emergency Services, (310) 542-8018. Tustin, Outpatient Cardiology Services, (949) 559-0133. Woodland Hills, Outpatient Cardiology Services, (818) 436-4630. www.vcaadvancedveterinarycarecenter.com. Also see Therapy and Rehab, and Veterinary Services.


VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital        
(562) 926-3600
24-hour emergency care. 10701 South St., Cerritos. www.vcahospitals.com/lakewood-ca


VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists
(949) 654-8950
ICU 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 3021 Edinger Ave., Tustin. www.tinyurl.com/ocvetspecialist


VCA West Coast Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospital
(714) 241-9001
Open daily, 24 hours, holidays included. 18300 Euclid St., Fountain Valley. . www.vcahospitals.com/west-coast


VCA Yorba Regional Animal Hospital    
(714) 921-8700
Emergency services offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Urgent care walk-ins available daily, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. 8290 E. Crystal Drive, Anaheim. www.vcahospitals.com/yorba-regional


Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group      
(949) 201-4100
Emergency care is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 31896 Plaza Drive, Ste. C1, San Juan Capistrano. www.vmsg-oc.com