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Urgent Care Services in Rancho Cordova, CA

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Urgent Care is specialized care that falls between general wellness care and emergency care. We’re here for the hiccups that sometimes occur in pets’ lives that need immediate attention, but are not life-threatening. Our team is here to help your pet be more comfortable and get back on the road to health. Here’s a run-through of how we can assist you.

Is It an Urgent Care Appointment Or a Veterinary Emergency?

Urgent Care Visit—We Can Help With:

  • Minor cuts, scrapes, lacerations, or bite wounds
  • Pain, limping, or lameness
  • Allergic reactions or asthma issues
  • Ear infections
  • Eye problems (redness or discharge)
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Urinary or stool changes
  • Ticks, fleas, or mites
  • Scooting or excessive licking
  • Skin or nail issues

Veterinary Emergency—Needs to Be Seen Elsewhere:

  • Trauma or serious accident (hit by a car, broken bones)
  • Toxic or foreign body ingestion
  • Choking or difficulty breathing
  • Unconsciousness or paralysis
  • Seizures
  • Heatstroke
  • Snake bite

Please note: If you need help determining if your pet is experiencing a true medical emergency, please call us. We will also be able to provide you with a list of the nearest veterinary emergency facilities, if needed.

What We Do Upon Your Arrival:

  • Your pet will be checked in by an accommodating member of our front-desk staff, then paired with a technician who will measure your pet’s vitals and stability.
  • Under the veterinarian's guidance, your pet will be queued for medical care with priority based on urgency.
  • Once ready, one of our veterinarians will examine your pet and develop a care plan with you.

What We Can Offer During Your Visit:

  • Assessment of your dog or cat's condition, diagnosis, and establishment of a treatment plan to get your pet on the road to recovery as soon as possible.
  • Minor surgery to repair certain injuries if needed.
  • Diagnostics via our state-of-the-art in-house laboratory and radiology equipment.

What To Expect Before You Leave:

  • If necessary, your pet will be provided with medication from our small, in-house pharmacy to help support continued comfort and recovery.
  • A full report including doctor's notes and available diagnostic results will be sent to your general care veterinarian.
  • Aftercare information will be sent home with you, as well.

Please call us with any questions concerning our process or your pet’s health!