If your pet is experiencing a veterinary emergency or is exhibiting behaviors that are worrying you, contact our office as soon as possible during our regular hours, or if it is after-hours, call one of the emergency hospitals listed above.
The reliable and compassionate team at Shatto Veterinary Center offers veterinary care for pets in most emergency situations. Animals are our passion, we take pride in providing quality medical care when your pet needs it most.
If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency, follow the steps below.
Read through our most frequently asked questions below to learn more about bringing your pet in for an emergency appointment at Shatto Veterinary Center.
Shatto Veterinary Center provides emergency and urgent veterinary care for cats and dogs during our regular clinic hours. It's always best to contact us in advance if you can, but we understand that in emergency situations that's not always possible.
If we are unable to fit your pet into our schedule, we recommend that you visit the after-hours emergency vet location shown above.
Our veterinarians see emergency cases during our regular business hours:
The following situations are examples of emergencies that require immediate care:
Our Los Angeles animal hospital is just like a human doctor's office—it can be unpredictable and you may have to wait.
We cannot predict what cases we will see and when they will arrive. If possible, call ahead to find out whether we are able to provide emergency care for your dog or cat.
If we are unable to fit an emergency appointment into our vet's schedule we recommend that you visit the 24/7 animal emergency hospital detailed above.
Some veterinary emergencies require intensive overnight care. At Shatto Veterinary Center we provide overnight care for animals in need.
While in our care, our dedicated team will treat your pet as if they were our own.
Our veterinarians treat cats and dogs.