Central Coast Pet Emergency is open 24 hours 7 days a week for your pet’s emergency and urgent care needs. We understand that when your pet is in need of emergency assistance it may become overwhelming and stressful - just know that we are on standby ready to assist. Our veterinarians and staff are fully trained on immediate care and stabilization. We do our best to triage efficiently to assess your pet and get them treated as soon as possible.
We provide an array of advanced diagnostics and therapeutic support for our patients including digital radiology, a surgical suite, high-quality ultrasound, canine and feline blood products, antivenin, a Snyder oxygen cade, telemetry, 24-hour hospitalization, and more. We take the utmost pride in the quality of care we provide at Central Coast Pet Emergency. Our amazing support team is professional and enthusiastic.
Please contact your family veterinarian for advice and follow any instructions they may provide. If your veterinarian is not available - our emergency staff is here to support you when your pet needs it most!
While appointments are not required – calling ahead will allow for our team to prepare for your pet’s arrival.
Difficult labored (breathing with their abdominal region), blue colored tongue
Swollen or distended abdominal region, especially if vomiting, retching, or signs of weakness
Repeated attempts to urinate from a cat that is not producing urine
Repeated vomiting, blood in vomit
Traumatic Injuries (even if not immediately showing signs):
Hit by a car
Falling from height
Blunt force trauma
Penetrating wounds (e.g. stab wounds, bite wounds)
Toxin ingestion - common pet toxins may include (but not limited to):
Prescription drugs (please bring the label with you!)
Artificial Sweeteners (Xylitol)
Household cleaning products
Certain household plants
Collapse/inability to stand/walk
Loss of balance or loss of consciousness
Bleeding that does not stop within 5 minutes (please apply pressure while en route)
Hives and severe itching, especially combined with vomiting or lethargy
Inflammation, swelling, or recent injury to eye(s).
Foreign object ingestion