If your pet has suffered a sudden trauma or is experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, please call us immediately at: (760) 456-9556

Emergency vet services are a fundamental cornerstone of our commitment to comprehensive pet care. Your pet isn't going to take "normal business hours" into consideration. Accidents do happen, and when disaster strikes, that is when you need a trained veterinary staff ready and able to help. So, we know that we've got to be ready. This is why you can always rely on our emergency vet care team to be here for you and your pet anytime day or night.

The Drake Center for Veterinary Care is located at:

195 N. El Camino Real

Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 456-9556

 

Our emergency vet care clinic is staffed by highly experienced members of our veterinary team 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We have advanced training in emergency, trauma-based and critical care protocols, which ensures your pet is in the most capable hands and never alone.

The emergency vet team at The Drake Center For Veterinary Care is near to you, here for you, and ready to help you and your pet in any way we can at any time you need us.

We Are Always Ready For Emergency Care

Our emergency facility is staffed and equipped to respond to any medical or surgical need. From something as simple as a bee sting to severe trauma, our staff is prepared to care for your pet and help you through a stressful time.

We strive to provide our patients' human companions with prompt, attentive, compassionate, and personal service from the very first moment a patient arrives. This includes establishing a quick, clear line of communication with the primary care veterinarian when possible. We want you to be informed and comforted throughout the process because we know how important and irreplaceable your beloved family friend is to you and your family.

Our Emergency Animal Hospital Is Prepared For Any Critical Situation, Such As:

  • Traumatic injuries - fractures, bites, burns, lacerations
  • Automobile accidents
  • Respiratory emergencies, choking, breathing problems
  • Vomiting, diarrhea
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Shock or loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Toxic reactions, poison ingestion
  • Labor and pregnancy problems
  • Blood in urine or feces
  • Heatstroke
  • Postoperative or post-anesthetic problems
  • Pain management
  • Inability or unwillingness to eat
  • And more

Our Emergency Vet Clinic Is Equipped With The Following:

Referrals From Other Veterinary Clinics

If your pet is already a patient of the The Drake Center For Veterinary Care network, our emergency vet clinic team will make contact with your primary care veterinarian in order to begin collaborating as soon as possible. However, even if your primary care provider is a member of another practice, we will treat your family veterinarian as an integral part of our team.

Financial Concerns

We know that having a pet with emergency medical needs can be stressful. In addition to providing all the care needed, we will also work with your budget. We accept all major credit cards and have payment plans available through Carecredit.

No Appointments Necessary For Emergency Vet Services

When every second counts, The Drake Center For Veterinary Care's vet team is here to help you and your pet overcome whatever medical crisis is taking place. Our emergency animal hospital provides immediate care for your pet without the need for an appointment or any advance notice whatsoever.

When possible, you are welcome to call us before you come or when you are on your way, so that we can prepare for your arrival. However, we do not want to add to the time it takes to get your pet the emergency vet care services they need. The Drake Center is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, if your pet needs emergency vet clinic services in the Encinitas area, we are here for you!