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During office hours, call us at 760-741-9999. Remember we are open 6 days a week except for occasional holidays.
If we are closed, there are two emergency clinics, both within 5 to 10 minutes of our hospital. See below for maps, phone numbers and links to first aid tips. For emergency and first aid information: the American Veterinary Medial Association emergency care page.
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
2055 Montiel Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Their home page.
Animal Urgent Care & Specialty Group
2430-A South Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
Note: Occupies back half of Elks lodge. Easiest to enter by driveway from W. Citracado.
Their home page: click on Emergency Info tab